Open Accessibility Menu
NYC Sidewalks Cause Major Injuries

NYC Sidewalks Cause Major Injuries

Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, L.L.P. -

New York City is one of the most highly populated cities in the world, and as such, it sees heavy foot traffic. While the city life certainly has it’s upsides, the dangerous sidewalks city-goers are forced to trudge along are certainly not on the list. NYC sidewalks are constantly littered with debris, hazardous manhole covers, damaged grates, damaged street signs, and other types of hardware common to city walkways. Because of these hazards, NYC sidewalks often cause pedestrians serious injuries.

About City Responsibility

According to NYC laws, there are many specific maintenance requirements that workers must uphold to keep the streets safe. However, when the owners of these hazardous sidewalk covers, grates, and other street hardware fail to keep their property safe and secure, pedestrians can be harmed as a result. One misplaced cover, grate, or sign could cause someone to slip or trip, resulting in serious injury. Also, the sidewalks should be kept free of dangerous debris, including ice, snow, and hazardous spills.

Common types of sidewalk slip and fall injuries include:

If you were harmed on an NYC sidewalk because of someone else’s carelessness, let our firm help you seek compensation. Compensation can include coverage for medical expenses, loss of wages, pain and suffering, and more.

Contact Silbowitz, Garafola, Silbowitz, Schatz & Frederick, LLP today to discuss your case with our team!

  • $8.6 Million

    Medical Malpractice

  • $7.9 Million

    Elevator/Escalator Accident

  • $7.3 Million

    Premises Liability

  • $4.2 Million

    Negligent Security

  • $3.1 Million

    Premises Liability

  • $2.9 Million

    Bus Accident

  • $2.8 Million

    Slip & Fall Accident

  • $2.25 Million

    Birth Injury

  • $2.1 Million

    Elevator/Escalator Accident

Prev Next

Why Choose Us?

Experience You Can Trust

Hiring a personal injury lawyer can be a tough decision and, undoubtedly, one that will have a considerable impact on the outcome of your case. When you work with our firm, you will have our dedication and experience on your side.

  • Experienced with Multi-Million Dollar Cases
  • Record Jury Verdicts
  • Responsive & Dedicated to Our Clients
  • Experience Dealing with Insurance Companies
  • Founded by A Former Judge
  • You Don't Pay Unless We Win

Schedule Your Free Case Review

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.