Slip and fall cases in New York
If you have been injured on someone else’s property due to dangerous conditions, you may be entitled to compensation. For an owner to be held liable you must be able to prove negligence. Property and business owners have a duty to provide a safe environment for people on their property. Property owners and managers must inspect the property and make sure it is safe for any business customers or social guests invited to the property.
Some examples of Negligence:
- Failure to clean something that caused a slip and fall incident.
- Failure to put up a caution sign when the conditions require it.
- Failure to repair dangerous conditions.
- Failure to remove snow or ice.
- Failure to install fencing around hazardous areas.
There are several things a victim of a slip and fall case must be able to prove. First, they must show that the owner has a duty to take care of the property and fix any conditions that may be dangerous. Second, they must prove the owner was aware of the dangerous condition. Third, it must be proven that the dangerous condition existed that caused the injury. Lastly, the victim must show the damages and prove that it was the unsafe living condition that caused the injuries.
If you or a loved one was a victim of negligence causing injuries, contact Rudolph F.X. Migliore P.C. for a free legal consultation. Call 631- 543-3663 or visit our website Migliorelaw.com. We are located at 353 Veterans Memorial Highway Commack, NY 11725.