Greenberg & Stein File Suit for Trip and Fall Victim
There are a variety of reasons for a trip and fall accident, and often the injured victim is not the one at fault. Recently, an injured woman came to Greenberg & Stein after she was hurt in one of these trip and fall accidents and the firm saw fit to file a lawsuit on her behalf. According to her case description, the woman disembarked from a bus in New York City and was headed to the Empire Casino in Yonkers when she tripped on a sidewalk. The sidewalk had been repaired recently, but still posed a trip hazard for pedestrians. The sidewalk was located 7 feet from the fence surrounding the valet parking lot of the racetrack and casino and was 20.5 feet from the bus stop where she was dropped off.
Greenberg & Stein often take on trip and fall accidents like this one because they believe that it is the property owner’s responsibility to take care of the sidewalks near a public location. The attorneys at the firm hope to achieve a settlement for the plaintiff that will cover her medical bills and pain and suffering from the accident. If you have been harmed in a trip and fall accident like this one, and believe that the misfortune could have prevented had a property owner maintained his or her sidewalks and walking spaces better, then you have the right to seek a settlement. You will want a lawyer on your side that has the experience to handle your situation. With over 50 years of combined experience, Greenberg & Stein is a firm that you can rely on. Typically, trip and fall cases like this one are considered premises liability cases, because the owner of the property should have known about the risk and failed to do so.