Syracuse Slip and Fall Lawyers

The Syracuse slip and fall lawyers at Catalano Law have handled many fall-related injury cases in New York State. We understand how serious these injuries can be, and we know that if you’ve suffered one, you’re likely frustrated that you’re now forced to deal with the fallout of a property owner’s negligence.

We’re here to tell you that you should never pay the costs of an injury that was someone else’s fault.

If you’re considering your legal options, contact us for a free, no-obligation case assessment. Call 315.500.5000 or fill out our online contact form to get started.

Catalano Law knows slip and fall injury cases

Fall-related injuries can be devastating. We know because we’ve represented people who’ve had their lives completely upended due to the pain, physical limitations, job difficulties, and costly medical treatment these injuries cause.

Our Syracuse slip and fall lawyers have represented a wide range of clients, from workers who were injured on unsafe worksites to consumers who were injured because of a business’s failure to keep its premises safe. We want to put our experience to work for you.

Call us at 315.500.5000 or contact us online for a free consultation.

You pay nothing unless we win

Our Syracuse slip and fall lawyers will work strictly on a contingency basis. This means that you only pay attorney fees if we win your premises liability lawsuit and a settlement or financial recovery is obtained for your slip and fall injury.

We offer free consultations, so you have an opportunity to meet with our team and tell us the details of your case. You’re under no obligation to hire us or move forward with your slip and fall claim if you don’t wish to do so.

You could deserve compensation for your damages

If you’ve been hurt on someone else’s property, you could be eligible for compensation from the at-fault party and their insurance company. The damages you’re entitled to may include:

  • Medical bills (ambulatory care, hospitalizations, physical therapy, medication, ongoing care, etc.)
  • Lost income (for the income you have lost and will lose because of your injury)
  • Pain, suffering, and all other non-economic damages

Slip and fall cases fall under premises liability law

You could deserve compensation if you sustained an injury on another person’s property. If your injury was the result of a dangerous or defective condition or building code violation, this is a premises liability claim. The owner of the property where the accident occurred is responsible.

Premises liability cases include slip and fall, trip and fall, slips on ice, and other personal injury lawsuits. These accidents can occur:

  • On a sidewalk
  • On a driveway
  • In a home
  • On a construction site
  • In a grocery store or mall
  • In a parking lot
  • In any other building or structure

Common causes of dangerous property conditions that lead to slip and fall injuries include:

  • Debris on the floor
  • Wet or slick floors
  • Ice and snow
  • Holes
  • Broken stairs or loose flooring
  • Broken or missing handrails
  • Dimly lit walkways
  • Uneven surfaces or holes

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At the time of your slip and fall, you may not recognize the full extent of your injuries. You can’t know if they’re going to affect your ability to work or necessitate medical treatment and/or therapy in the days, weeks, and months ahead. Even seemingly small injuries can have a lasting impact. You need to protect yourself. Without legal guidance, you may not get the financial recovery you need.

Do I have a slip and fall case?

Whether or not you have a case depends on many factors. When you’re injured because of dangerous property conditions, you may be entitled to compensation, as long as the property owner can be deemed negligent and your injuries were serious enough to require medical treatment. Slip and fall claims can be complex, so you’ll maximize your chances of getting the payment you need when you hire an experienced slip and fall lawyer. To receive compensation, you’ll likely need to prove that the property owner should have been aware of the dangerous conditions and that they failed to address those dangerous conditions prior to your fall.

Proving that a slip and fall victim deserves payment from a property owner or the property owner’s insurance company takes time, investigation, research, and building a solid case based on relevant laws. As you can imagine, that’s hard to do without the help of an experienced lawyer.

Get a free case evaluation today

If you were the victim of a slip and fall injury in New York State, contact Catalano Law for a free case evaluation. We’ll listen to the facts of your case and help you better understand your legal options.

Call our Syracuse slip and fall lawyers today at 315.500.5000 or fill out our online form to schedule a free consultation.