At The Law Firm of Cheryl Kitton in Bellmore, New York, we represent Nassau County clients in a range of personal injury matters. If you suffered an injury because of a defective product, a slip and fall, a motor vehicle accident, a dog bite or any other incident caused by someone’s negligence, we can help you pursue compensation. Our firm also handles cases involving wrongful death.
Products liability claims can hinge on any of the following:
If you’ve suffered injuries caused by a defective product, we can look at the circumstances to determine the point at which the defect was introduced.
To establish a slip and fall claim in New York, the following conditions must be met:
A skilled lawyer who understands the intricacies of New York’s slip and fall laws can provide valuable guidance.
If you suffered injuries in an auto accident, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other damages. New York is a no-fault state, which means you must recover first from your own insurance company and can sue another party only for serious injuries like disfigurement and long-term disability.
If you’ve lost a loved one as a result of a car accident or other incident involving negligence, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit on the decedent’s behalf. If you are a child, parent, spouse or personal representative of the victim, our firm can provide legal guidance and advice during these challenging times.
In New York, if a dog was previously known to be dangerous, the owner may be strictly liable for any injuries the animal causes. If the dog was not previously recognized as dangerous, the owner can still be liable if the victim offers proof of the owner’s negligence. An attorney can determine if you are eligible for monetary damages.