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Stair Accidents2019-02-19T16:54:32+00:00
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Stair accidents

What Should I Do if Injured by a Fall Down the Stairs?

When a property owner’s negligence results in an injury, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. To obtain compensation, however, you will need representation from an experienced personal injury attorney. Premises liability claims are often challenging, but our firm has the experience you need.

People become injured on stairs for many reasons, including:

  • Broken steps
  • Slick or icy steps
  • Missing handrails
  • Stairway collapse
  • Defective stairway design/building code violation
  • Poor lighting
  • Debris on stairs

Slipping or tripping and falling on the stairs can cause serious injuries. Broken bones, back and neck injuries, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries are possible after a fall. Depending on the severity of your injury, you could suffer temporary or permanent disability. In the worst cases, a severe spinal cord or brain injury could result in wrongful death.

With our help, you may recover compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost income, medical equipment and other related expenses. In wrongful death cases, you may also be able to collect damages for the loss of income the decedent would have earned and the loss of companionship.

Contact Your Suffolk County Stair Accidents Attorneys

You can rely on the skilled attorneys at RGLZ. We have been helping injury victims and their families since 1968. After determining liability, we will aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve. We can bring premises liability claims against private, commercial, and public property owners. To schedule a free consultation with a Long Island or New York City stair accident lawyer, call us at 866-639-5567 or contact us online. We’ll make justice work for you.