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After a Slip-and-Fall

What to Do After a New York Slip-and-Fall

Do not make the mistake of taking your slip-and-fall lightly. You may have suffered injuries that are not apparent at first. To protect yourself, it is important to take certain steps after a slip-and-fall accident. At the New York City law firm of Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., our lawyers help clients who suffered injuries in slip-and-falls or trip-and-falls. We know from experience that our cases are stronger when an injured person takes the steps outlined below.

Our attorneys have a long record of assisting injured people, helping them obtain compensation for their pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life and for out-of-pocket losses associated with medical bills and lost wages.

Since our founding in 1970, we have helped thousands of people who have been injured due to slip-and-falls in New York. If you suffered a slip-and-fall injury, call our Manhattan law firm. We handle all injury cases on a contingency fee basis, so you owe no attorney's fee until obtain a verdict or settlement on your behalf. Call us at 212-750-1200 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. We Fight. You Win.

Checklist for Injury After a Slip-and-Fall

The information below describes what to do after you have been injured:

  • If at all possible, document the site where you fell. Take pictures with your cell phone.
  • Get the names and contact information of anyone who saw your fall or walked by after the incident.
  • Talk to the doorman, the store manager or anyone else associated with the property. Have them record the incident, and listen carefully to what they say. Their offhand comments may be useful to you later on. Also, if possible, find out if the building has a video camera that may have captured what occurred.
  • Seek medical attention. Even if you believe that your fall did not cause serious injuries, talk to your physician as soon as possible after the incident.
  • If you were transported to the hospital, get the names of the ambulance company, the EMTs and any police officers present.
  • Consult an attorney. You may have a right to compensation, but only an experienced personal injury attorney can evaluate your case and talk with you about your options.

Contact a New York City Slip-and-Fall Lawyer

If you or a loved one was injured in a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall, contact our attorneys online or by telephone at 212-750-1200. Schedule your free consultation to learn how we can help you obtain compensation and damages. Se habla español.

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