Sidewalks in New York City and all areas around New York State are used by millions of people every day — they should be safe to walk on and for you to use. That being said, sidewalks are often left in disrepair and become dangerous to pedestrians. Slip and fall accidents on sidewalks are extremely common and can result in serious injuries or possibly even death.
When property owners, cities, towns, villages, or businesses fail to properly maintain or repair sidewalks, they may be responsible for the damages you have suffered. Dangers from potholes, negligent construction, cracks, uneven height, failing to maintain and repair, or failing to keep the sidewalk free of debris, ice and snow and much more could cause you severe harm and long-lasting injuries.
A New York City sidewalk accident lawyer at Roth & Roth is ready to help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Our qualified team of lawyers will take your case seriously. We know how to pursue compensation for sidewalk injuries and fully represent our clients.
Roth & Roth has been successfully representing individuals and families throughout the State of New York for over 25 years. If you or someone you know was injured or killed in New York due to someone else's wrongdoing, contact us to discuss your options. Initial consultations are always free and we never get paid unless and until you do.
Sidewalk injuries are usually the result of tripping over a raised or broken-up sidewalk flag. Whatever the reason, when a person falls onto a hard sidewalk they can become grievously injured. Unlike television and movies that make falls look funny, they are anything but that in real life. Even younger people can be seriously hurt by a fall on a sidewalk. A fall is especially dangerous for adults and seniors — such could result in incredibly harmful injuries.
Common causes of sidewalk injuries often include:
These and countless other possibilities could be why you suffered a serious sidewalk injury. When that happens, you need a New York sidewalk accident lawyer to fight for your rights to compensation.
For a party to be responsible for your sidewalk injuries, you and your attorney must prove that their negligence caused the accident. Negligence occurs when the other party breaches their reasonable duty of care and that this has caused you harm. Negligence is the legal standard in most personal injury cases.
Certain parties are commonly responsible for sidewalk injury cases. These might include but are far from limited to:
Serious harm can result from sidewalk accidents in NYC and throughout the State. These often include:
These injuries and more could be very costly. They can rob you of your ability to work, socialize, and live a normal life.
Every case is different, and the amount of compensation will be unique to your case. In most personal injury cases like these, you could be entitled to financial compensation such as:
These types of compensation and more may be available with the help of a skilled sidewalk accident lawyer in NYC.
The lawyers at Roth & Roth are fully prepared to consult on your case. We know how to analyze and investigate what happened to give you a picture of the available compensation in your case. Your sidewalk injuries deserve a close look from a team of trained professionals that actually care about your health and financial well-being.
Let an experienced New York City sidewalk accident lawyer work with you and fight for the monetary damages you deserve. Our firm has worked with countless injured people to win them substantial compensation. Let us put that experience to work for you. Contact us today for help.
“Roth & Roth were very helpful. They always made me feel comfortable and at ease. They prepared me very well so I wasn’t nervous. I have recommended Roth & Roth to members of my family. And what’s more, I’m happy that even after my case was settled, they still took the time to answer any questions I had.”Roth & Roth Client
“Roth & Roth fully prepared us during the case and put my family at ease through each step in the case. I would definitely recommend Roth & Roth to anyone who needs caring, competent attorneys who will get the best result and treat you like a person while doing so.”Roth & Roth Client
“Roth & Roth handled my personal injury case efficiently, satisfactorily and with expertise. I was kept informed every step of the way. I appreciated their support and guidance. All calls were always returned. They were always willing to listen. I was kept apprised of everything about my case. I will recommend Roth & Roth to anyone in need of an attorney.”Roth & Roth Client
“It was a good experience working with Roth & Roth. They cared about me and the outcome of my case. David is magnificent! Audra is sweet and caring. If I needed to call, and the person was not in, someone always got back to me. I always felt they cared about me.”Roth & Roth Client
“Working with Roth & Roth was a wonderful experience and felt like they were like family … like my relatives. When David was busy, I spoke to Audra. When Audra was busy, I spoke to David. Everything was explained to me – and no matter how many times I asked the questions, they gave me the answers in a way I would understand.”Roth & Roth Client
“David Roth is a hard worker. I worked with Audra when she joined the firm. Everything was explained to me and they always answered any questions I had. They were always available for me. I have some friends who looked for lawyers and I recommended Roth & Roth. I will always recommend them.”Roth & Roth Client