Slip and Fall Statute of Limitations

Injured in a slip and fall in New York? In order to obtain compensation, you must submit your claim within a strict timeline. Watch this video to learn more about your rights as they pertain to slip and fall statute of limitations. 

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Clients have asked how long they have to file a slip and fall claim in New York. That is a complex question because it depends on what caused the accident and who caused the accident. Was the slip and fall caused by a municipality? Was it caused by the township? Was it caused by a private party? Was it caused by a power company? Was it caused by a cable company? There are many different parties who could be the cause of a slip and fall, and each one has its own separate rules that apply to it.

The important thing to do when you have this question is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer who can guide you through this process and who can file all of the appropriate papers within the time limits. You should find someone who does only personal injury work. You want an experienced personal injury lawyer with a long history, a knowledge of personal injury, who can help you in this situation. In this office, if we have a serious injury from a slip and fall, as soon as we determine who the guilty party is and who the defendants will be, we don’t wait for the time limits; we immediately file a suit in court to push your case as hard towards court as possible.

There are time limits. Some go for short periods, some go for long periods, but there’s really no reason to wait for them. We get the case moving, push it as hard as we can, and make the client as much money as possible in the shortest possible time.

Were you or a loved one injured in a trip and fall accident and have questions about the slip and fall statute of limitations in New York? Contact a New York slip and fall lawyer at Krause & Glassmith today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

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