Faulty Step Injury in New York

If you suffer a faulty step injury in New York, you may be entitled to recover compensation. Watch this video to learn about your rights and how to protect them.

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Question:

Do I have a claim if I was injured from a faulty step?

Answer:

I had a client call me the other day who fell down a flight of steps. She wanted to know, “Do I have a case against the property owner?” I said possibly. She didn’t say that there was any defect on the step, so we have to investigate further. She came in, she retained our office. We were able to get onto the property and we took some measurements.We found that the risers in the steps were out of whack, that the step is too narrow and should be wider. There are certain code requirements that were not met, and that’s what caused her to fall. We were able to call her and tell her, yes, we believe that you have a case here. We believe that the property owner violated certain building code regulations, and we went ahead and began the process of pursuing a claim on her behalf.


Were you or a loved one seriously injured from a trip and have questions about a faulty step injury in New York? Contact a New York slip and fall lawyer at The Law Offices of Brian J. Elbaum today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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