Belovin & Franzblau, LLP

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Building and Sidewalk Accidents

Premises liability cases includes accidents or incidents which occur in buildings, on sidewalks or other types of structures. The type of cases which fit into this category include slip and falls or trip and falls due to dangerous and defective conditions as well as assaults due to a lack of proper security. Slipping or tripping can happen inside or outside a building and can be caused by conditions like bad flooring, wet floors, poorly lighted steps, worn out or broken steps, or in the case of outdoor accidents, weather related, or hidden hazards. A crack, pothole, raised sidewalk or walkway, depression or sink hole can be the cause of a trip and fall in a parking lot, ones private home, multiple dwelling or elsewhere.

The physical evidence and/or condition that caused a trip and fall accident can often be cleaned up, fixed or repaired quickly and easily. Ultimately, it is the injured persons responsibility to prove that a hazard or defect existed and that it was the cause of the accident. Therefore, it is important that you act quickly to preserve evidence and take photographs, obtain witness information, obtain a sample of the substance or object that caused the accident and report the incident to the property owner, occupant or manager. Contact us immediately, to allow our investigator to visit the scene to gather crucial evidence, interview witnesses, take photographs, etc. to protect you and preserve the evidence necessary for success.

Our firm has experience in all categories of slip/trip and fall accidents and incidents, i.e. slips on food and foreign substances in restaurants and supermarkets, trips over uneven sidewalk edges and curbs, falls down stairs that are in a poor, defective or dangerous condition and/or not built to code. The Law Office of Belovin & Franzblau, LLP , is thoroughly familiar with the many strict filing deadlines that are associated with premises liability/slip and fall accident cases.

If someone else’s carelessness caused you or a loved one injury, loss or damages, don’t delay in calling the Law Office of Belovin & Franzblau, LLP or emailing us to schedule an immediate free consultation. We are dedicated to fighting for accident victims and will invest whatever time, energy and resources it takes to obtain the maximum recovery for you. Our experience and dedication in handling and trying these cases enables us to help our clients achieve superior results.

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2311 White Plains Road
Bronx, NY 10467
(Bet. Astor & Waring Avenues
2 blocks North of Pelham Pkwy)

 

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