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Slip, Trip & Fall Lawyers in Brooklyn

Injured on Someone Else’s Property?

Call Our Experienced Brooklyn Premises Liability Law Firm

Accidents happen, but if an accident happens on someone else’s property due to their negligence or failure to create a safe environment, you may have a case for premises liability. Premises liability cases may include:

  • Slips and falls
  • Tripping incidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Accidents due to construction defects
  • In-store injuries
  • Apartment building accidents

If you have been injured on someone else’s premises, consult an experienced premises liability lawyer in Brooklyn to discuss your case and the compensation you may be able to receive. Stores and other facilities in Brooklyn that are open to the public are required to maintain safe premises with no hazards that could cause harm to a customer. When owners or employees fail to keep their property safe, an injury may occur to visitors, and those property owners are responsible to compensate for those injuries.

The same is true for apartment buildings in Brooklyn. The landlord is required to keep your property safe for tenants and visitors. When they neglect this responsibility, accidents may occur that can cause serious injury.

Daniella Levi and Associates, P.C. handles all types of premises liability claims, and our team of experienced premises liability lawyers and paralegals are on your side. We’ll help you seek compensation to cover the physical, emotional, and financial burden of an accident on someone else’s premises. Schedule a free consultation today by calling 718-380-7440 or completing our online form. Daniella and Eli are both available for a Zoom or Skype conference call M-F 9-6. We don’t get paid unless you do, and we’ll come to you if you’re unable to come to us due to your injury.

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How Do I Know If I Have a Slip and Fall Claim?
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What To Do Immediately After a Slip, Trip or Fall

In the unfortunate event you find yourself falling after a slip or trip, report the incident. If you are in a retail space or residential building, find a manager or building supervisor. When you cannot find someone, call 911 and report the injury. You should also take pictures of the scene. Some owners will make repairs after the fact to cover up their negligence. Photographs of the hazard may prove crucial to your case.
Avoid This After a Fall

Your first instinct after falling is to get up and exit. Regardless of how you feel immediately following a slip and fall, do not leave the scene without reporting the incident. If the owner or someone in charge offers you money on the spot, do not take it. The offer may help your case as it shows they had knowledge the condition that caused your incident existed.
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Slip, Trip & Fall Accident Questions?

We Have Answers

Do you offer free consultations?

Yes! A free consultation to discuss your case is available either in person, on the phone, or via Zoom. There is no fee to hire us, because we only get paid when we recover compensation for your case.

What are common causes of slip, trip and fall?

In general, slips and trips occur due to a loss of traction between the shoe and the walking surface or an inadvertent contact with a fixed or movable object which may lead to a fall. There are a variety of situations that may cause slips, trips and falls:

  • Raised or broken sidewalk
  • Wet or greasy floors
  • Defective stairs or railings
  • Snow and ice/debris
How long do I have to make a claim for a premises liability case?
The statute of limitations for a premises liability personal injury cases is three years in the State of New York. (1 year and 90 days if the responsible party is a municipality such as the City of New York). In other words, victims of slip, trip, and fall accidents have three years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the responsible parties. We encourage you to begin the legal process as early as possible to maximize your chances of being rightfully compensated for your damages. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, contact us today to begin the process of filing a personal injury lawsuit to get the compensation you deserve.
I slipped and fell on a wet floor at the grocery store. Should the store have had a wet floor sign out?

Stores have a duty to exercise reasonable care in maintaining a safe shopping environment. Using wet floor signs to indicate slippery floors is one way a store owner and employees can reduce the likelihood of a slip and fall accident. If signs are not posted could be evidence that reasonable care wasn’t taken. To win a case, the victim must show that the store store caused, knew, or should have known about the slippery condition that caused the accident but failed to take appropriate action.

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Why Hire An Attorney After a Slip, Trip or Fall Accident?

Recovering from any injury is difficult. It may necessitate a temporary disruption to your life. You may not be able to work while you seek treatment. In some instances, you may have to find an entirely new profession. If your injury is extreme, you may find yourself permanently unable to resume working and you may face a new normal. When the circumstances that caused your injury were due to another’s neglect, they have to compensate you for it. You need a team on your side who knows what it takes to get the money you deserve. Only a dedicated firm has the knowledge to represent you in the best way possible.
Trust Our Legal Team To Look Out For Your Best Interest

At Daniella Levi & Associates, P.C., we believe in the power of teamwork. Our experts work together to gain the best possible outcome for every client. When you choose us, you can rest assured that you are getting topnotch representation. You will get a dedicated team of professionals who will remain in close personal contact throughout your case. We have met with great success when it comes to fighting for just compensation in slip and fall cases. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients by proving the negligence of property owners and not backing down. Here are some examples of real compensation amounts we’ve secured:

  • $1,190,000 – slip trip and fall on stairs in hotel.
  • $900,000.00 – slip & fall in a car dealership.
  • $800,000.00 – security guard/ slip & fall on ice.
  • $310,000.00 – fall getting off a carousel on a street fair.
  • $740,000 – trip and fall over a drain in a parking lot.

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    Daniella Levi & Associates P.C. in Brooklyn

    About Brooklyn, New York.

    Brooklyn is located in Kings County, New York.

    • Population (approx.): 2,301,000
    • Geo coordinates: 40.6782°N, 73.9442°W
    • Postcodes: 11216, 11213, 11238, 11225, 11233, 11221, 11205, 11206, 11217, 11212

    Things To do in Brooklyn

    Things to Do and See In Brooklyn

    • Kingston–Throop Avenues (IND Fulton Street Line) (near Fulton Street and Throop Avenue): A local station on the IND Fulton Street Line of the New York City Subway. Located on Fulton Street between Kingston and Throop Avenues in Weeksville, Brooklyn.
    • Brooklyn Children’s Museum (near Saint MaFounded in 1899, it is the first museum in the United States – and according to some, the first one worldwide – that caters specifically to children.
    • Our Lady of Victory Church (Brooklyn, New York) (near MacDonough Street and Throop Avenue): A Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.
    • Interfaith Medical Center (near Atlantic Avenue and Albany Avenue): A full-service non-profit community hospital that has 287 beds and serves more than 11,000 inpatients each year.
    • Alhambra Apartments (near Nostrand Avenue and Macon Street): An architecturally notable apartment building located on Nostrand Avenue in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The building was designed by Montrose Morris and built by developer Louis F. Seitz in 1889-90.
    • Capitoline Grounds (near Hancock Street and Nostrand Avenue):  Also known as Capitoline Skating Lake and Base Ball Ground, was a baseball park located in Brooklyn, New York from 1864 to 1880.
    • Fulton Park (near Fulton Street and Schenectady Avenue): A park in New York named after Robert Fulton best known for launching the first commercially successful steamboat.
    • Kingston Avenue (IRT Eastern Parkway Line) (near Eastern Parkway and Kingston Avenue): A local station on the IRT Eastern Parkway Line of the New York City Subway.
    • 770 Eastern Parkway (near Eastern Parkway South Mall and Kingston Avenue): The street address of the central headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement, located on Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
    • Franklin Avenue – Fulton Street (New York City Subway) (near Fulton Street and Franklin Avenue): A station complex shared by the BMT Franklin Avenue Line and the IND Fulton Street Line of the New York City Subway.
    • Jewish Children’s Museum (near Eastern Parkway Service Road and Kingston Avenue): The largest Jewish-themed children’s museum in the United States. It aims for children of all faiths and backgrounds to gain a positive perspective and awareness of the Jewish heritage, fostering tolerance and understanding.
    Transportation in Brooklyn

    Nearby Airports

    • John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Newark Liberty International Airport
    • LaGuardia Airport
    • Teterboro Airport
    • Linden Airport


    • Fulton Street (Manhattan)
    • Flatbush Avenue
    • Interstate 278
    • Fulton Street (Brooklyn)
    • Nostrand Avenue
    • New York State Route 878
    • Atlantic Avenue (New York City)
    • Kings Highway (Brooklyn)
    • Bay Parkway (Brooklyn)
    • Pennsylvania Avenue
    • Interstate 78 in New York
    • 34th Street (Manhattan)
    • Linden Boulevard
    • Coney Island Avenue
    • New York State Route 27
    • Belt Parkway
    • Jackie Robinson Parkway
    • 86th Street (Manhattan)
    • Fourth Avenue (Brooklyn)
    • Greenpoint and Roosevelt Avenues
    • Utica Avenue

    Nearby Rail Stations

    • Nostrand Avenue station (LIRR)
    • Jamaica Station (AirTrain) which is on 93-43 Sutphin Boulevard, New York.
    • Federal Circle Station
    • Newark Terminal C
    • Essex Street
    • Exchange Place
    • Harborside Light Rail Station
    • Marin Boulevard
    • Harsimus Cove Light Rail Station
    Schools Near Brooklyn

    Nearby Schools

    • Alexander Hamilton High School (Brooklyn)
    • Pathways in Technology Early College High School
    • Paul Robeson High School for Business and Technology
    • Girls’ High School
    • Boys High School (Brooklyn)
    • Boys and Girls High School
    • Brooklyn Waldorf School
    • Rohr Jewish Learning Institute
    Nearby Towns and Suberbs Brooklyn

    Nearby Towns and Suburbs

    • Brownsville is 1 mile to the south-east.
    • Bushwick is 1 mile to the north-east.
    • Flatbush is 1 mile to the south-west.
    • Park Slope is 2 miles to the west.
    • Ridgewood is 2 miles to the north-east.
    • Williamsburg is 2 miles to the north.
    • Cypress Hills is 2 miles to the east.
    • Brooklyn Heights is 2 miles to the north-west.
    • Greenpoint is 3 miles to the north.
    • Canarsie is 3 miles to the south-east.
    • East New York is 3 miles to the east.
    • Glendale is 3 miles to the north-east.
    • Maspeth is 3 miles to the north-east.
    • Chinatown is 3 miles to the north-west.
    • Flatlands is 3 miles to the south.
    • New York City is 4 miles to the north-west.

    For all correspondence, please use the Queens office address.

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