Defective Stairs / Stairway Accident Lawyer Serving Brooklyn and the NYC Area
Brooklyn Building, Balcony, Ceiling, Deck Collapse Accident Attorney
Brooklyn Stairs / Stairway Accident Lawyer With A Winning Record
If your Stairs / Stairway related serious physical injury has been caused by the negligence of a state, city, county, or local municipality, or other government entity, then, in order to preserve your right to bring a claim for compensation of your injuries, a Notice of Claim must be filed within 90 days of the date of the accident. Contact our New York law firm immediately, so that we could investigate your Stairs / Stairway Accident related accident, gather the relevant evidence, and obtain & submit the appropriate documentation necessary to protect all of your personal injury rights and get you The compensation that you deserve. At Bisogno & Meyerson, LLP., we are Brooklyn attorneys who can help you recover the compensation you deserve for your Stairs / Stairway accident injuries. We have a long history of success in representing hardworking men and women who sustained on-the-job construction accident injuries caused by all types of negligent situations, including:
- Stairway Accidents
- Swimming pool steps accidents
- Building staircase construction violations resulting in physical injury
- Failure to provide stairway with a secure railing
- Staircase / Stairway Railing failures
- Falling debris and material onto stairway
- Inadequate stairway lighting
- Negligent stairway security
Our Brooklyn Stairs / Stairway Accident Lawyers Will Get You the Compensation That You Deserve
When you or somebody you care about has been injured in an accident, your bottom line is getting justice, by getting the compensation you deserve, so you can heal — while also ensuring financial security for you and your family. We have Won over 100 Million Dollars for Seriously Injured New York City Personal Injury Accident Victims. At Bisogno & Meyerson, LLC, Since 1994, we have served personal injury clients in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and throughout New York City. Our highly related Stairs / Stairway accident law firm has helped secure some of the largest settlements in New York, including a $10 million verdict for an injured construction accident worker. But while we have established a track record of success, the only thing that really matters is what we can do to help you. Our motto is that we do one thing and we do it well. Our commitment is to helping injured people, whether through obtaining a personal injury settlement or getting you your worker’s compensation benefits.
Our Brooklyn Personal Injury Stairs / Stairway Accident Lawyers Deliver Results for Injury Victims
Workers Third-Party Accident Claims
If the injuries from your work area accident were caused by the negligence or reckless behavior of someone other than your employer or co-worker, for example, if you are installing carpeting in a private or public place and the stairway though the negligence of another collapsed onto you, causing you serious physical injury, the company or person responsible for the Stairs / Stairway could be liable in a personal injury action, for injuries sustained from the Stairs / Stairway accident, and you may also be entitled to file a personal injury claim against the homeowner or building owner, through what is known as a third-party-liability claim. You can file a personal injury claim for your injuries sustained in the Stairs / Stairway accident, in addition to collecting workers compensation. This allows you to recover damages including pain and suffering, loss of consortium and other compensation that is not recoverable under New York workers compensation laws.
Experience our Excellent Defective Stairs / Stairway accident and Worker’s Compensation Brooklyn Personal Injury Law Firm
Because our practice is focused on serving the injured, we can concentrate all our skills, experience and resources on doing whatever it takes to maximize your recovery of damages. That means if you were hurt in a stairway related accident, as your stairway accident lawyers, we seek out every potentially liable party — including not just the owners, but also parts manufacturers, maintenance providers, even the government agency responsible for any stairway design and construction. No detail is too small, no question too insignificant, and no case or adversary too large for us to tackle. Yet, while we are tough on liable parties and insurance companies, you can rest assured that you will be treated with the utmost respect and compassion.
At our Brooklyn and Staten Island Stairs / Stairway Accident injury law firm, the philosophy is simple:
The Owner of the Stairs / Stairway is Responsible for its’ Maintenance
Stairway and staircase areas to be maintained by by the property owner, and which must remain clear, include parking garage stairways which must be well-lit, secure, and properly maintained. When a stairway on a property is not maintained in a safe condition, the property owner is responsible for the injuries sustained as a result of perhaps, a slippery substance, a broken or missing step, damaged carpet, improper stairway height, negligent stairway design, broken railings, and just about any other dangerous condition brought about through the property owners negligence and failure to repair the defective and dangerous. Stairway condition If you or a family member has been injured due to a stairway related accident, because property owners did not meet their obligations to ensure your safety when they knew or should have known that a dangerous condition existed on the stairway, and they failed to correct it, they are liable for your injuries that you sustained as a result of the injuries that you sustained as a result of the defective or otherwise improperly maintained stairway. The Brooklyn law firm of Bisogno & Meyerson, LLP can help you receive the compensation you need for your medical expenses, loss of income and loss of future earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more, for the stairway related injuries. Slipping and falling on an icy outdoor stairway or on a wet spot, or tripping over uneven or broken stairs or torn carpet are among the most common types of stairway related premises liability accidents. In fact, stairway related accidents are among the leading causes of injury, and are particularly dangerous for the elderly.
Investigate Your Construction Related Stairs / Stairway Accident For Free & Learn Your Options
As Defective Stair / Stairway accident personal injury attorneys who also are experts in workers compensation law, we have the experience and expertise to coordinate any construction or private Defective Stair / Stairway accident cases and/or claims for you no matter where you live or in what New York State county, city or town you sustained your Defective Stair / Stairway accident injury. As your attorneys, we can explain your Defective Stair / Stairway accident options in detail. We are here to help you, whether you were injured as a construction area Stair / Stairway related worker or as a visitor to a construction area site or a private or public place. At Bisogno & Meyerson, LLP, we give you 100 percent of our attention, consideration, and effort, 100 percent of the time. And that is how we plan to get you 100 percent of the compensation you deserve when you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior. To schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled Defective Stair / Stairway accident personal injury attorneys, please contact us online or call us at 718.745.0880. We arrange Home or hospital visits. All of our injury cases are taken on a contingency basis— so if we don’t win, you don’t pay a dime! That’s our guarantee to you! Our accident lawyers speak Spanish, French, and Portuguese. To schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options, please contact us online or call us at 718.745.0880. We are also available to make home or hospital visits.
NY Construction Labor Law 240 and OSHA
At Fast 90 day case filing limits apply in some casesACT FAST & CALL US NOW! DO NOT LOSE YOUR CHANCE TO BRING A LAW SUIT FOR YOUR SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURIES: Personal injury accident claims against the City of New York and other NY State and local government entities, including the MTA (Mass Transit Association), and others, have different filing requirements, that an accident victim must follow in starting a personal injury lawsuit against private defendants. To preserve your right to bring a lawsuit for your personal injuries, accident victims, must comply with special rules, including the filing of a written formal notice of Claim (NOC) within 90 days of the incident, the only exceptions being catastrophic disability or death.
Additional Consideration under New York’s Labor Laws
New York provides additional protection for construction area fall workers under several sections of the State Labor Laws. These include: N.Y. LAB. LAW § 200 : NY Code – Section 200: General duty to protect health and safety of employees; enforcement may make a property owner or contractor liable for an injury that occurred as a result of a hazardous condition of which they were aware or should have been aware. Section 240, called the “scaffold law,” states that a contractor or property owner (excluding owners of single- or two-family private homes not in direct control of the work being performed) is responsible for providing proper and non-defective safety devices to protect workers who perform their jobs from an elevated position. Section 241-6 states that property owners and, in some cases, general contractors are responsible for providing a safe working environment, including safety equipment, and cannot delegate that responsibility. As your attorneys, we can explain your construction area fall area fall options in detail. We are here to help you, whether you were injured as a construction area fall worker or as a visitor to a construction area fall site.