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Apartment Building Stairwells Can Be Dangerous to Tenants and Their Guests

 In Blog, Law

Accidents on stairwells happen daily. Specifically, in apartment buildings the chances of tripping, slipping, and falling on a stairwell are high. These types of accidents can cause severe injuries that can be life-threatening in some cases. If the accident occurred due to negligence, then the injured party in the matter has the right to file a claim to receive compensation from the apartment building owner. If you have endured a stairwell accident in an apartment building, you should contact a personal injury attorney specializing in stairwell accidents. Irene H. Gabo is an experienced personal injury attorney who handled many cases involving stairwell accidents in apartment buildings and can help you with any of your stairwell accidents at 800-560-0214.


What Are the Hidden Dangers of Stairwells That Cause Fall Accidents?


Stairway accidents do not always occur due to something obvious such as a spilled liquid. Stairway accidents occur due to the many hidden dangers they may possess. Some hidden dangers include improper stair height, uneven steps, poorly lit stairwells, ice or snow on any outdoor stairwells, etc. A premise liability lawyer is needed in these cases to determine the cause of the accident. These hidden dangers can be dangerous to tenants and their guests. If you have had a stairwell accident in an apartment building, you should not have to worry about trying to figure out the cause of the accident. An experienced premise liability and personal injury lawyer can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Call a specialist in her field, contact Irene H. Gabo, at 800-560-0214, for a free consultation regarding your stairwell accidents.


Who Is Liable for Your Stairwell Accident?

Property owners must keep their premises safe for all tenants and their guests, which includes all staircases. When this is not the case and this leads to a party being injured, the property owner is at fault for the accident and must compensate the injured party for their injuries. This is known as negligence, and proving negligence can be tricky. Trying to prove that the property owner caused, knew about, or ignored the danger causing the incident leads to compensation through insurance or trial verdict. Trying to prove negligence on behalf of the property owner is a tough job, and you need an experienced premise liability attorney by your side. Irene H. Gabo, Esq, is an experienced and knowledgeable premise liability attorney who can help you with any of your stairwell accidents. For a consultation, please call 800-560-0214.


How Can a Personal Injury Attorney Help?

A personal injury attorney is knowledgeable in all areas of premise liability laws in New York and can help you with your stairwell accidents. When you experience a stairwell accident in an apartment building, you need to realize that building your claim and proving negligence is difficult, and you should not have to worry about trying to figure out who is liable and trying to file a claim by yourself. Consult an attorney that has experience with premise liability cases, including those against apartment buildings, so you can get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Reach out to a personal injury attorney to receive assistance with your stairwell accident. Contact the Law Office of Irene H. Gabo, P.C., for a free consultation on your stairwell accidents at 800-560-0214.


For further information on your stairwell accidents, please contact the Law Office of Irene H. Gabo at 800-560-0214, to obtain a free consultation and help with any of your personal injury needs.