Snow and Ice Accidents
New York City in the winter time can create a numerous amount of hazards. Walking on sidewalks or walkways that are packed with ice or snow can be dangerous, and oftentimes lead to a slip or fall. These falls can cause serious neck, back, head, and other injuries. These injuries can often require rehabilitation that can prevent you from being able to work or enjoy your everyday ordinary course of life.
Property owners in New York City have an obligation to clear the walkways and sidewalks of snow and ice within a reasonable amount of time. The law behind snow and ice injuries can become very complex, therefore having an experience premises injury attorney can be crucial in recovering the remedy you deserve.
You have a right to expect you can travel with reasonable safety outside in the winter, whether on a sidewalk in New York City or in the shopping center parking lot. If you have been injured as a result of falling on snow or ice, you may be entitled to recover for your personal injuries.
Under New York City law, the city must be notified of the accident within 90 days. If timely notice is not sent, your right to bring a claim may be void. It is important for individuals injured in a snow and ice accidents to understand their rights. If you or a loved one has been injured in an snow and ice zone accident, the New York accident attorneys at Harmon, Linder & Rogowsky are dedicated to fighting for your rights. To discuss your case with any of our experienced attorneys, please contact us today at 212-732-3665.