New York Stairway Falls Lawsuit Attorney
Some people quickly dismiss stairway falls as the fault of the injured person, shrugging it off as clumsiness or carelessness. However, stairs can be extremely treacherous when they aren't properly maintained or up to code, putting even the most able-bodied people at risk of falling down stairs.
At Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick, we proficiently assist victims of stairway fall accidents. After someone falls down stairs and is injured or killed, the landlord or business owner often takes swift action to fix the dangerous condition. An experienced New York stairway falls lawyer knows how to uncover the condition of the stairs at the time of the accident and how to best illustrate this to a jury.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious or fatal injuries from falling down stairs, contact us to discuss your legal rights to recover damages and hold the responsible parties accountable.
Falling Down Stairs Injuries
Although falling down stairs sometimes results in only minor injuries - a few scrapes or bruises - the harm is usually more severe.
New York City stairway falls can cause:
- Fractured bones such as a broken pelvis, leg, arm or wrist
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries
- Wrongful death
Negligent maintenance of stairs doesn't just cause harm to adults. Stairway falls can significantly injure children and create lifelong physical and developmental issues.
Speak With A Stairs Fall Attorney
Our NYC injury law firm has stood up for victims and families for more than 40 years. We've helped our clients recover millions of dollars. For a list of representative cases, click here.
Contact us when you're ready to discuss your claim with an attorney. Our stairway falls lawyers are dedicated to helping clients receive total compensation for harm they've suffered - more than just the obvious damages such as medical expenses and lost wages. We hope to speak and meet with you soon.
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