Q: I tripped on a loose piece of carpeting and fell in a restaurant, injuring me knee. Can I sue the restaurant?
A: The owner of a restaurant can be held liable if the owner or staff caused the hazard, or should have known of the hazard and failed to fix it. In determining whether the restaurant should have known, the courts will determine what is reasonable. I recommend that you speak with a lawyer for guidance and to exlore your options.
A: It sounds like you have a case
A: If you can show that they knew or should have known of it, yes. Contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consults.
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