New York City Inadequate Lighting Accident Lawyers Holding Negligent Parties Responsible
With the amount of buildings and steps found throughout new york city, accidents from poor or inadequate lighting are a real possibility. injuries due to poor lighting can happen in stairways, restaurants, parking lots, atm locations, and even on a typical NYC street. One of the most dangerous locations where poor lighting can lead to injury is the subway station. This is where a premises liability law firm can help.
The responsibility to ensure that a path is properly lit does not fall on visitors, pedestrians, patrons, or anyone else not tasked with the maintenance of a premises’ lighting. owners of residential or commercial property in New York must take measures to ensure that their property is properly lit so that the general public can see any potential risks.
Accidents or dangerous situations caused by poor or inadequate lighting can result in a variety of injuries, from minor scrapes and bruises to severe, long-lasting injuries. regardless of the severity of your injury, you are entitled to compensation for the injuries resulting from the negligence of others. if you trip and fall in a dark corner of someone else’s property, or if you injure yourself on residential or commercial premises because it is too dark to see where you are going, you may be able to recover damages for your losses. we can help by providing the resources necessary for your compensation.
Premises Liability—the Duty to Provide Adequate Lighting
It is the responsibility of the premises owner to inspect the lighting conditions of his or her property and ensure that these conditions are adequate. if these conditions are not safe, the premises owner must make necessary repairs or give proper notice to those who may encounter the unsafe conditions. the goal is to make premises owners responsible for the safety of the people by reducing the risk of injuries.
We offer comprehensive counsel to anyone who has been hurt on residential or commercial property because of faulty, defective, or inadequate lighting. poor or inadequate lighting can lead to multiple circumstances that result in injury. we handle cases involving:
- Slips, trips, and falls in areas of property without sufficient lighting.
- Injuries sustained in muggings, assaults, or attacks that would not have occurred had there been proper lighting.
We will help you seek compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, loss of companionship, pain and suffering, etc. We handle all types of injury claims, from soft tissue trauma to serious and catastrophic loss, including wrongful death.
What Must be Proven To Win A NY Premises Liability Lawsuit?
In order to prove your inadequate or faulty lighting premises liability claim, there are several requirements that must be established: