John A. DeGasperis, Esq.

What to Know About Snow and Ice Accidents in New York

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When winter rolls around, property owners must take reasonable precautions to ensure that their properties are free from snow and ice. If they are not, accidents can result. If you were hurt in a snow and ice accident, reach out to our firm today to speak with an experienced Ulster County slip and fall lawyer. Our legal team is dedicated to ensuring that you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Where do snow and ice accidents typically occur in New York?

Once winter approaches, snow and ice accidents can happen almost anywhere. Some of the most common places that these accidents occur are on sidewalks, stairways, parking lots, and other slippery surfaces. Usually, these accidents happen if these surfaces are not adequately maintained, which makes even just walking around dangerous.

If you were injured due to snow or ice in New York, do not wait to reach out to our firm today. Our legal team is prepared to assess your case and determine the best course of action for you and your future.

Who can be held responsible for snow and ice accidents?

The state of New York holds property owners are accountable for keeping their grounds safe for those who enter them. This includes residents, stores, companies, and municipal properties. This means that in the event that you slip and fall on ice on the sidewalk in front of someone’s house, the homeowner may be held responsible for your accident. Property owners are required to clean their property within a certain amount of time after a snow or rainfall occurrence. This window of time differs by municipality. Reach out to our firm today to determine whether your slip and fall injury qualifies for legal action.

Can I recover financial compensation for my injuries?

Our firm understands that any injury can take a major toll on one’s physical, mental, financial, and emotional health. That is why if you were hurt as a result of another’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for the burdens you have incurred. In some instances, it can be challenging to supply enough proof of negligence or obtain the amount of compensation you deserve. Because of this, it is in your best interest to reach out to ur firm today and retain the services of a skilled and experienced Ulster County slip and fall lawyer to help you navigate through the claims process. Our legal team is equipped with the knowledge and experience required to ensure that you obtain the compensation you need to properly heal. Give us a call today.

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