Trip and Fall Accident Attorneys

Trip and fall accidents may happen anywhere, and may happen under a variety of circumstances. Some trip and fall accidents are caused by holes and cracks in sidewalks or curbs, or dirt and debris. Some trip and fall accidents are caused by defective stairways, or by the lack of staircase handrails or other violations of the various rules and regulations of the City and State of New York. No matter what caused you to trip and fall, The Law Offices of Michael S Bender has had practical experience handling similar cases, and has the knowledge of the law applicable to your case. As professional advocates, The Law Offices of Michael S Bender will fight on your behalf to ensure that you obtain the most compensation for your injuries that you are entitled to under the law. Our lawyers will promptly arrange for an expert to inspect, photograph and document your accident site to preserve the evidence. The Law Offices of Michael S Bender will file required notices and claims in a timely manner, such as a Notice of Claim to “The City of New York”, which must be filed within 90 days of your accident.

Sample Settlement in this Area

In 2008, we settled a case for a woman who fell on the sidewalk as a result of a crack. She broke her arm and later had back surgery. We recovered $750,000.