As your accident occurred in what is likely a private grocery, the statute of limitations for negligence in New York State is three (3) years. And that’s measured from the date of the accident. This means that you must file a lawsuit three years from the date of the accident.
Whether or not you will have a successful case depends upon what actually caused you to fall. In a slip and fall case, you must first prove that there was some type of dangerous condition that existed in the store. And aside from that you must show that the people who run the store were aware of...View More
In New York, you are entitled to no-fault benefits which will pay for medical bills, time out of work and out of pocket expenses. These benefits (which usually last for anywhere from a few months to a year) are yours regardless of whether you caused the accident or not. The only requirement is...View More
You have 3 years to file a lawsuit but it may be in your best interests to have the matter investigated much sooner than that. If, for instance, you fell down a set of stairs or due to a broken floor etc. you may need an engineer to inspect the condition and offer an opinion to help prove your...View More
I had hit the cement that's above the ground on my patio. I am in a lot of pain had X-rays done. Now I got to see a nerve dr for my leg. The cafe of leg as a dent. And my 3 toes are tingles. And I get jarley horses in my toes. And when I am on my leg all day the whole leg tingles. And top of... View More
Here in NY you can sue for "damage" which generally means what you've lost. In the context of a car crash damages will usually be limited to the damage to your vehicle and the damage to your body. So if you have injuries, you would be able to bring a claim for that.
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