We know that slip and fall accidents can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming, which is why we provide our clients with personalized attention and compassionate care.

From the moment you contact us, we will work closely with you to understand your unique situation, answer your questions, and develop a comprehensive legal strategy that is tailored to your needs.

At Held, Held & Held, we believe that every person who has been injured due to the negligence of others deserves justice. We will work tirelessly to investigate the cause of your accident, gather evidence, and hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions.

If you or a loved one has suffered a slip and fall injury in Brooklyn, don’t wait. Contact our Brooklyn slip and fall lawyers for a free consultation. We will review your case, explain your legal options, and help you understand the steps you need to take to protect your rights. Let us fight for you and help you get the compensation you deserve.

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

Some of the most common causes of slip and fall accidents include:

  • Wet or slippery surfaces, such as freshly mopped floors, spilled liquids, or icy sidewalks
  • Uneven or broken flooring, such as loose tiles, torn carpeting, or cracked pavement
  • Poor lighting conditions, which can make it difficult to see potential hazards
  • Obstructed walkways, such as cluttered aisles or blocked sidewalks
  • Inadequate safety measures, such as missing handrails or insufficient warning signs

By being aware of these common causes of slip and fall accidents, you can take steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from injury.

However, if you have been injured in a slip and fall accident due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to seek legal help to hold the responsible party accountable and obtain the compensation you deserve.

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall Accident?

Determining liability for a slip and fall accident can be complex, and it depends on the specific circumstances of the personal injury case.

In general, property owners and managers have a legal responsibility to maintain a safe environment for those who visit their premises. If they fail to do so and someone is injured as a result, they can be held liable for the damages.

Some parties who may be held liable for a slip and fall accident include:

  • Property owners — Property owners are responsible for ensuring that their premises are free from hazardous conditions that can cause slip and fall accidents. This includes fixing any defects, cleaning up spills, and ensuring that adequate lighting is in place.
  • Property managers — Property managers are responsible for maintaining the property on behalf of the owner, and can be held liable if they fail to take reasonable steps to address potential hazards.
  • Contractors — If a slip and fall accident occurs due to the negligence of a contractor, such as a construction company, they may be held liable for the damages.
  • Government entities — If the slip and fall accident occurs on government property, such as a sidewalk or public park, the government entity responsible for maintaining the property may be held liable.

What Can a Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Do for Me?

A slip and fall accident lawyer can provide legal representation and guidance for individuals who have been injured due to hazardous conditions on someone else’s property.

They can investigate the accident, gather evidence, and determine who may be liable for the damages. They can also negotiate with insurance companies in personal injury cases and litigate in court to help their clients obtain compensation for all of their losses.

Overall, a Brooklyn premises liability lawyer can help you protect your legal rights and navigate the complex legal system.

Contact Held, Held & Held Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, it’s important to seek legal help.

At Held, Held & Held, our experienced slip and fall accident lawyers are committed to fighting for our clients and holding negligent property owners accountable for their actions.

Contact us today for a free consultation and let us fight for your deserve. Don’t wait, take the first step towards recovery and call us now.

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One cannot get the justice they deserve if they are paralised by ignorance and fear. This is putting in perspective how I felt after my accident and the steps I needed to take to gain redress. In my quest for justice, the Held, Held and Held law firm took away my fear, replaced my ignorance with knowledge and skillfully led me to justice.

Niebert C.

This law firm was recommended to me by a friend to help me with a slip and fall I endured. I found the entire Held, Held & Held staff to be extremely knowledgeable, responsive, and were very up front with me about the strengths and weaknesses of my case.

Jason T.

I went to Held, Held and Held after another law frim dropped me. They were recommended to me by my brother Michael. I was injured in a slip and fall accident. Frist thing you learn about this law firm is that they CARE. From Edward Held to his daughter Jennifer they make you feel like family..


I am a former New York State Judge. My wife was severely injured in an automobile accident. The Held firm took the case when others said, “There’s nothing here.” We settled for a sizeable amount due to the care, hard-work and diligence of all members of this firm.

Rick A.

This office was awesome. The lawyers and staff were so helpful with all my questions and getting me a great settlement. They always got back to me and they actually cared about me and my case. I never usually write a review, but I felt like these guys deserved a positive review for all of their efforts.

Lisa B.

Walked in for a consultation regarding a car accident several months ago. I was injured and was unsure what my rights were and what I could do about it. My first impressions were nothing short of amazing! After only a few minutes I met with a lawyer.

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What damages can I recover in a slip and fall lawsuit?

Damages that can be recovered in a slip and fall lawsuit include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related expenses.

How long do I have to file a slip and fall lawsuit?

The statute of limitations for slip and fall lawsuits in New York is typically three years from the date of the accident. However, it’s important to consult with a slip and fall lawyer as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.

How much does it cost to hire a slip and fall lawyer?

At Held, Held & Held, we work on a contingency basis, which means you don’t pay us unless we win your case. Our fees are a percentage of the compensation we recover on your behalf. We also offer a free consultation to discuss your case and answer any questions you may have.