Trip & Fall on Raised Sidewalk

Slip and fall accidents with injuries on New York City sidewalks are one of the most common types of accidents. The injuries from sidewalk accidents can have a lasting effect on a person’s physical and mental health. It is important to know that property owners in New York City are required by law to maintain their properties in a safe condition and are liable for injuries that occur in and in front of their property. When a person has a slip and fall on a sidewalk, the result can be serious injury or even death. The sidewalk accident lawyers at The Cakani Law Firm have a history of helping clients to understand their rights and to receive the compensation they need to recover from injuries caused by a property owner’s negligence. Common Causes of Sidewalk Accidents Handled by The Cakani Law Firm Include:

  • Cracked, Raised, Broken or Uneven Sidewalks
  • Snow and ice
  • Raised flagstones
  • Raised sidewalk grating
  • Holes, depressions, and cracks
  • Sidewalk vaults and defective access panels
  • Injuries from Falling Debris
  • Dangerous Conditions When Construction Sites are Set Up Adjacent to the Sidewalk
  • Spills or Other Serious Hazards

Sidewalk Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

Sidewalk accidents can be heartbreaking events that cause serious injuries like head trauma, facial trauma, back and neck injuries and hip fractures. These sidewalk injury accidents may often cause medical bills, loss of time from work and pain and suffering. The Cakani Law Firm, with offices in Brooklyn and Manhattan are experienced personal injury attorneys and have achieved over $100 million in verdicts and settlements for the seriously injured accident victims in the New York City Metropolitan area.

The Cakani Law Firm has litigated or settled cases for countless clients. With this litigation experience and extensive legal knowledge and resources, the firm can direct your personal injury accident claim to a successful conclusion. Using the latest techniques and qualified experts in construction and safety, your accident is investigated for the injury-causing defect to establish financial liability on the part of property owners, contractors and others. This includes researching if there are past violations on the property in question and tireless work on your behalf to earn you the most compensation you deserve for your injury. Our accomplished personal injury attorneys have the legal knowledge and resources to prove who was at fault and recover every dollar of compensation available to you.

The Cakani Law Firm can help you receive the compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering

Only an experienced attorney will know how to evaluate and build your case for maximum compensation. Where necessary, The Cakani Law Firm will get court orders to obtain leases, repair records and other evidence exposing all parties liable for the accident.

Contact Us for your free consultation at The Cakani Law Firm 1-212-962-0500