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The attorneys in our general liability, tort, and insurance defense department have extensive experience representing utility companies, construction companies, small business owners, other commercial clients and individual homeowners in premises liability matters. Our attorneys have secured favorable results in cases stemming from allegations of transitory conditions, structural defects, elevator and escalator malfunctions, and other dangerous conditions, as well as exposure to harmful substances and fires. In every case, we work with investigators and other experts to assess the conditions at the scene of the alleged accident, and we utilize the available evidence to position each case for an efficient and favorable resolution.

Strategic Defense Representation for All Premises Liability Claims

We represent commercial and residential property owners and tenants in premises liability litigation in New York, New Jersey and throughout the Northeast region involving allegations of:

  • Dangerous property conditions on construction sites
  • Dangerous stairways and stairwells
  • Elevator maintenance issues and defects
  • Escalator maintenance issues and defects
  • Failure to remove snow, ice or debris
  • Falls from heights
  • Lack of anti-skid protection
  • Lose, cracked, torn and worn flooring services
  • Missing and faulty handrails
  • Negligent security
  • Slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Unsafe shelving and storage of products
  • Unstable product displays
  • Other premises-related claims involving residential and commercial properties

In premises liability litigation, there are numerous potential defenses to liability. From evidentiary shortcomings to procedural missteps, our attorneys aggressively pursue all potential grounds for dismissal. When it is in a client’s best interests to settle, we utilize the evidence obtained during our investigation and the procedural posture of the litigation to gain the leverage necessary to force a favorable settlement.