Slip, Trip & Falls (Premises Liability)

New York Slip, Trip & Fall Accident Attorneys

Slip, Trip & Falls (Premises Liability)The Westchester County, New York Attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC have represented individuals injured in slip, trip and fall accidents in the New York area for over forty years. For a sampling results we have achieved in our slip and fall matters, please click here.

Slip and fall accidents fall into a body of law commonly referred to as premises liability. Although the name sounds simple, many of these types of accidents result in very serious injuries, including paraplegia, blunt head trauma, fractures, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, even death. If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip, trip and fall accident, please contact the attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC for a free consultation. Our main goal is to obtain the maximum compensation for you, the client.

Premises Liability Accidents

Some type of unsafe condition is usually the cause of a person slipping or tripping and falling. Each case is different, but generally speaking, a property owner has a duty to properly maintain his land or building, and if he/she fails to do so and an injury results, the owner can be held accountable.

Common causes of slip and fall accidents include:

  • Uneven floors, sidewalks or elevators
  • Cracked sidewalks
  • Failing to properly clean floors
  • Slippery floors
  • Falling objects
  • Failing to properly secure carpeting or rugs
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Broken handrails, screens or other safety feature
Contact Us for a Free Consultation

Our New York attorneys have successfully represented individuals injured in grocery stores, parking lots, hotels, airports, commercial buildings, public sidewalks, restaurants and bars. Many of our clients have suffered serious, debilitating injuries due to the failure of a property owner to properly maintain his land or building, and we have achieved impressive results on their behalf.

Please call (914) 220-1086 or email tgallivan@gallivanlawfirm.com for a free consultation where we will discuss you case in detail and explain your rights.

With three offices centrally located in White Plains, NY, Manhattan, NY, and Uniondale, NY, Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC represents personal injury clients in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Nassau, and Suffolk counties.

New York Injury Lawyers Blog - Slip And Falls
Client Reviews
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Last year I was injured in an accident, and for the first time, needed the advice of an attorney regarding how to proceed. I was referred to Thomas Gallivan through a family member who is a lawyer in Massachusetts. I am beyond pleased with how Thomas handled my case. He was knowledgeable, professional, and although the case was not as straightforward as some, he used every resource to ensure a positive outcome. Thomas communicated with me regularly and I felt completely informed and confident in his ability. He expertly negotiated a fair settlement that I was very happy with. The entire experience was extremely positive, during a stressful time for me. Thank you Thomas. Melanie
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My mom was the victim of nursing home neglect/abuse. I retained Tom and he provided great representation in a professional, courteous fashion. He made a very uncomfortable ordeal bearable. I would highly recommend his services to anyone in need of sound guidance and professional representation. Paul D.
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Tom Gallivan fought for - and won - a settlement on behalf of my mother, who suffered terrible pressure sores due to nursing home neglect. I will always be grateful for his diligence and hard work, and for keeping me informed during the entire process. He will fight for you every step of the way. Trudy
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Mr. Gallivan did an exceptional job representing our family during a nursing home law suit. He took care of every detail and put us at ease during a very emotional trial. I would very highly recommend him and his firm of outstanding professionals. Jane
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Mr. Gallivan was the best choice I could have possibly made to represent me in mom's nursing home neglect case. He kept me informed & updated every step of the way & not only listened but acted on all my concerns. I would highly recommend him as a very professional, diligent, & knowledgeable attorney. Steve
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Tom Gallivan represented me for a car accident I was involved in. He not only returned calls and emails promptly, his expertise helped me obtain a nice settlement. His compassion for me was heart-warming and much appreciated. Thank you kindly , Mr. Gallivan. Joanne