Property owners in New York have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition to protect visitors who are lawfully on the property from harm. When they fail to do so, hazardous conditions can cause serious injuries to unsuspecting visitors. If you have been hurt in an accident on someone else’s property, you may have a premises liability claim for compensation. Contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC as soon as possible to schedule a consultation.
Premises liability is a legal concept that comes into play in cases involving injury caused by an unsafe condition on the property of someone other than the victim. Like most personal injury claims, premises liability cases are based on negligence. In this context, negligence means that the property owner failed to use reasonable care with respect to the property.
A wide range of personal injury claims can be considered premises liability cases, including:
To pursue a premises liability claim in New York, you must establish the following elements of your case:
If you have been injured on someone else’s property in Brooklyn, The Bronx, or anywhere in NYC, your best course of action is to consult with an experienced premises liability attorney right away. Contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC to find out if you have a case and what damages you may be entitled to claim.