Landlords, Tenants, Property Owners and Slip and Fall Accidents

New York landlord, tenants, and property owners, slip and fall attorney

Owners of property and landlords have many legal responsibilities and duties to keep their property safe. Whether you are a tenant or just visiting a property you are entitled to be in a safe place. People fall from dangerous steps, walkways, hallways and garages. Whether there are broken steps and pavements, or cracked and uneven areas you need to know your rights. Sometimes the premises are slippery, covered with garbage or debris, or lights are out. Elevators and stairs are often in a state of disrepair. Slip and fall accidents happen all the time and you are entitled to bring a case if this happens to you.

Sometimes the locks are broken or security systems don’t work. Landlords, owners and even the New York City Housing Authority can often be held responsible for these avoidable accidents. Sidewalks and parking lots need to be kept safe. Failure to remove snow and ice safely has been the cause numerous accidents. Parking lots can be icy or full of holes or debris. Accidents take many forms. Ceilings collapse; people are burned from water that is too hot; radiators and stoves become dangerous and cause serious injuries. Playgrounds are often not properly maintained. Whether the equipment is dangerous or proper mats and padding are not in place, if you have been injured you need to know your rights.

If you or a family member is injured as a result of a slip and fall or other accident, call Alan Chorne, he has successfully brought claims against these agencies for over 25 years.

Alan Chorne has dedicated himself to fighting for the interests of the injured and hurt, in court and out, to make sure that his clients receive their measure of justice.

Call Alan Chorne toll free at 212 349-9100 or contact him online for a FREE consultation.