No One Deserves A Slip-And-Fall Injury
You were minding your own business, walking about, when you slipped and fell down, suffering a serious injury. This happens to thousands of people throughout New York City every year. If you were one of them injured anywhere from a sidewalk, restaurant, retail store floor, to a fall from scaffolding or a ladder, then you deserve to seek compensation for your damages.
The injury attorneys at Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, understand just how serious slip-and-falls or trip-and-falls can be. For decades, our firm has represented thousands of clients who incurred serious injuries because of a property owner’s negligence. With us on your side, we can seek compensation for damages, including:
- Hospital visits
- Rehabilitation or therapy
- Wages lost from missing work
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Punitive damages
We take your injury as seriously as you do. Our team will negotiate strongly for a favorable settlement that covers your damages. But if the settlement offer is not favorable, we will eagerly represent you in court.
What Should I Do After A Slip-And-Fall?
The first few moments after an injury can feel frightening. You are in pain, and you don’t know what to do. But there are some important steps to follow if you slip and fall or trip and fall.
- Seek medical treatment, even if you do not feel any injuries
- Get the name and contact information of the property owner and any witnesses
- Take photographs of the scene, especially the terrain or objects you tripped or slipped on
- DO NOT speak to any insurance representatives
- Get a personal injury lawyer who has experience in premises liability accidents immediately
Know The Common Injuries From Slip-And-Falls
People who have not experienced slip-and-falls often underestimate the pain they can cause. Some injuries from these accidents require lifelong treatment. Some of the most common injuries that result from slip-and-falls include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Neck and spinal cord injuries
- Wrist fractures, sprains or strains
- Ankle sprains or strains
Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, can help you if you need to recover compensation for the expenses associated with your injury.
Did You Slip Or Trip? Get A Free Consultation.
Work with Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, to have an experienced firm on your side. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you owe nothing unless we recover compensation. Schedule a free consultation by calling 212-868-3600. Or, you can send us an email to schedule.