Poorly maintained stairways can be treacherous for unsuspecting visitors to a property. Staircase accidents can cause serious injuries or death. If you have suffered staircase injuries because of someone else’s negligence, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC right away for a free consultation. We can tell you if you have a case and what damages you may be entitled to claim.
Many staircase accidents are caused by unsafe conditions on the property. Common causes include:
Stair-related falls can cause a wide range of minor to serious injuries. Serious injuries sustained in staircase accidents may include:
When staircase injuries are caused by unsafe conditions on a property, the property owner may be liable for your accident and injuries. Property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition to protect legal visitors to the property from harm. If the property owner failed to do so and failed to adequately warn against the danger, you may have a premises liability claim for compensation.
Property owners in New York have a duty to provide a safe environment for any visitors lawfully on the property. To pursue a premises liability claim for compensation in a staircase injury matter, you must establish the following elements:
Proving negligence and liability in a premises liability claim can be a challenge. It is in your best interests to have an experienced personal injury attorney by your side. Our Brooklyn premises liability lawyers can:
Many people are injured on unsafe stairways every year. If you have suffered staircase injuries because of someone else’s negligence, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC as soon as possible. Our experienced Brooklyn personal injury lawyers can advise you of your options under the law.