When sidewalks are chipped, cracked, or have been insufficiently maintained by the city or responsible property owners, this negligence can lead to serious accidents and injuries. If you have been involved in a slip, trip, or fall accident on a sidewalk, you need to speak with an attorney about seeking the compensation you need to pay for your medical bills and other expenses related to injuries sustained as a result of this accident.
At Schwartz Goldstone & Campisi, LLP, our attorneys have more experience handling slip and fall and other premises liability cases than most law firms in New York City. With more than 50 years of personal injury experience, our lawyers and staff understand how to investigate, build, and litigate complicated cases for our clients. We refuse to back down from helping you obtain the outcome you deserve whether you have suffered broken bones, a head injury, or another serious injury in your accident.
Common Causes of Sidewalk Falls
Some of the most common causes of sidewalk falls include:
- Cracks in the sidewalk
- Snow and ice
- Insufficient maintenance of the sidewalk
- Debris on the sidewalk