Slip and Fall Lawyer in Queens, NY


Falls are not always a minor mishap or the result of being clumsy. Slip and fall accidents can have significant and potentially fatal consequences. Data from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) shows that falls account for over 8 million emergency room visits in the U.S. each year.  A slip and fall accident can reshape your life. Should you be forced to pay for the negligence of a Queens property owner or landlord?

At Finz & Finz, P.C., our Queens premises liability attorneys understand how a slip and fall accident can upend your life. Our legal team is committed to aggressively pursuing compensation on your behalf so you can move forward after an injury.

Were you hurt on someone else’s property because of their negligence? Consult with the Queens personal injury lawyers at Finz & Finz, P.C. for free about your legal options for recovering compensation.

How Do Slip and Fall Accidents Usually Happen?

Many slip and fall accidents occur because of property owner negligence. Poor or inadequate maintenance and unaddressed safety hazards are some of the most common ways slip and fall accidents happen.

Other causes of slip and fall accidents in Queens include:

  • Bad lighting conditions
  • Cracks or breaks in flooring or sidewalks
  • Loose cables or wires
  • Merchandise left in aisles or walkways 
  • Missing handrails on stairs or steps
  • Narrow walkways
  • Poorly marked stairs or steps
  • Wet, slippery, or oily floors
  • Wrinkled or torn carpets and rugs