Property owners have a responsibility to properly manage, supervise and operate their property to protect others from unnecessary risk of harm. When property owners fail to act responsibly and cause injury to others, they may be held liable for their negligence.
Property owners are not responsible for all accidents that occur on their property. They are expected, however, to exercise reasonable caution for the safety of others. Property owners must take care to properly operate, supervise and manage their property to protect others from unnecessary risk of harm.
Accidents may occur in a variety of ways, including:
Our lawyers have handled thousands of personal injury cases and have extensive experience in slip and fall claims. As a result of our vast experience, we know how to determine when property owners have been negligent. We know what questions to ask, what evidence to seek, how to investigate the cause of accidents, how to properly gather evidence, and how to build strong cases for our clients.
We understand that many accident victims sustain serious injuries. Such injuries may include broken bones, head trauma, back and neck injuries, and even paralysis. In the most severe cases, slip and fall accidents may cause fatal injuries.
If retained to handle your case, we will work diligently to seek the full compensation you are entitled to receive. We understand that you may be experiencing significant medical, financial and personal challenges at this difficult time. As one of New York’s most distinguished personal injury firms, we are prepared to provide the skilled advocacy and superior client service you require.
The CDC reports that more than 3,000 people died as a result of a drowning accident in 2007. For every person who died as a result of accidental drowning, many more were injured as a result of a submersion accident.
One common cause of drowning and submersion injuries is swimming pool accidents. Tragically, many swimming pool accident victims are young children. Common causes of swimming pool accidents include:
If you or a family member has been injured in a swimming pool accident, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. We represent clients throughout New York and New Jersey in residential and commercial swimming pool accident claims.
Property owners have a duty to properly supervise, manage and operate their property to avoid unnecessary risk of harm to others. Residential and commercial swimming pool owners may be held liable for damages to accident victims where they have failed to take proper precautions for the safety of others.
Given the fact that many swimming pool accidents lead to fatal drowning, brain damage or other serious injuries, such cases must be handled with a high degree of care. Our firm has the experience, resources and commitment to protect your rights. As a firm practicing exclusively on behalf of injured plaintiffs, we know how to build strong cases on behalf of our clients to vigorously pursue the full compensation they are entitled to receive.
Premises liability claims are often complex, and defendants may be commercial property owners or well-financed corporations that have access to top insurance defense lawyers. You will need a powerhouse firm that is capable of standing up to top defense lawyers to protect your rights. Clients of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. can have peace of mind knowing that they have premier New York City personal injury lawyers on their side, staffed with some of the most distinguished and highly regarded personal injury lawyers in the area.
In fact, more than ten of our Members have been named by Super Lawyers magazine as among the top lawyers in New York, and four of our Members have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America. You can rely on us to build a strong case on your behalf. We seek full compensation on behalf of our clients for past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and other forms of available relief. Let us put our experience to work for you.