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Premises Liability

Practice Area: Premises LiabilityHave you been injured on someone else’s property?  Property owners have certain obligations under city, state and federal laws.  Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents can lead to extremely serious injuries for victims.  Whether commercial or private, property owners will try any number of things in order to avoid responsibility for the harm that has come to you.

Property owners have an obligation to keep their land and the buildings on top of it safe and maintain reasonable standards of care in protecting their guests or tenants from injury.  Many challenges exist in proving property owners responsible for the injuries sustained by victims on their property.

It is important to contact an attorney so that the proper steps are taken to secure your claim against the property owner.  At Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, we have the experience and resources to immediately devote the attention needed no matter what the circumstances of your accident are. With every case we handle, we thoroughly investigate the circumstances that led to your accident and work diligently to determine the liability of all the negligent parties.

Premises liability can apply to a variety of accidents that may occur on different types of property, including:

  • Sidewalk falls
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Worn or raised carpet and defective flooring
  • Elevator accidents
  • Defective building design
  • Negligent security
  • Fire hazards
  • Lead paint exposure
  • Defective stairs
  • Roadway defects
  • Snow and Ice conditions

If you are injured on government or municipality property, your case is governed by strict filing requirements and a shorter statute of limitations.  Making a claim against a municipality can be more difficult than suing a private property owner so it is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible.  Any delay may reduce or eliminate any chance of recovery.

If you or a loved one was injured on someone else’s property, the lawyers at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP can help.  We have what it takes to assess your case intelligently and to advise you as to your best course of action. We are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  We take every personal injury case on contingency basis which means that you don’t pay any attorney’s fee unless we recover compensation for you.  Contact our team at (212) 983-6805.

How Can We Help?

We are not a volume practice so you will get the one on one attention your case deserves. If you or a loved one have suffered a catastrophic, life-altering injury, we are here to speak to you.  We understand the concerns you have and the fears you are experiencing.

We are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  We take every personal injury case on a contingency basis which means that you don’t pay an attorney’s fee unless we recover compensation for you.

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What Our Clients Say

“I want to thank you for all that you did while working on my case.  Your constant attention and ability to keep me informed every step of the way, from the litigation to the trial and even during the appeal kept me at ease.  You were always there to address any of the needs I had and explained the litigation so that I could understand. This friendly approach with understanding to my needs made me feel safe.  You always responded to my calls and never left me feeling like I was on my own.  I will recommend you to anyone in need of not just a lawyer, but of a great, compassionate, determined, caring, strong-minded, extremely intelligent and fight-till-there’s-no-more-fight lawyer.”

“My wife and I were dealing with great difficulty. My accident at work was a life altering event, but you were there every step of the way supporting me and guiding me.  You always treated us with great care and understanding. You are very knowledgeable and you explained legal matters so the average person can understand. I will always recommend him to anyone who needs help. Your professionalism was greatly appreciated.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your hard work and attention you put toward my personal injury case.  You handled himself in a professional manor and treated me with respect when explaining the details of my case.   I wasn’t just another client and this made me feel at ease when it came time to make tough decisions.  Even though my case has been resolved, I always feel comfortable knowing that I can reach out for any legal questions I may have in the future.  If you are going through a difficult time and are need of a great attorney, I recommend F&F with no reservation.”

“I wanted to express my extreme gratitude for handling my family’s case after the passing of my mother. Your compassion during a very difficult time helped each of us get through something no family should ever have to. We were always kept informed about the case from beginning to end, your consistent commitment and personal attention gave me the confidence to know that we were in good hands. You were able to force the defendants to settle the case for far more than they wanted to pay. I recommend F&F to anyone in need of a great law firm.”

“Thank you for the kindness, professionalism and help during last year. I do not know what I would have done without your firm's help and guidance. I definitely would recommend your law firm to anyone I know that needs legal help.Thank you again for everything.”

“Faruqi & Faruqi handled our case in a professional manner while being informative of the process. All questions I had were answered so I completely understood. Thank you.”

“F&F is a devoted and caring law firm, always there for their clients. F&F was able to deliver a quick and satisfying result in my case. Would love to work with F&F again.”

“First rate experience. I was kept informed at every stage, and all questions were fully answered promptly.”

“I had a great experience working with this firm. I felt our case was treated with importance and all relevant resources needed were utilized. I really enjoyed the interaction and advice from the lawyers and certainly felt well represented. I would definitely recommend the firm.”

“Faruqi & Faruqi has been representing my family and me for over a decade.  There is no one I would trust more with a legal issue than him.  He always makes himself available and his honest and upfront approach with his clients allows you to know exactly how your case is being handled.  There is no one else I would turn to when in need of a lawyer.”

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