New York slip and fall attorneys from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will help you understand your options for taking legal action if you fell during a visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and sustained injuries serious enough to require medical care. If you are eligible, we will take on your case based on contingency.
We will identify the hazards that caused you to slip or trip, as well as the party liable for the dangerous conditions that led to your fall injuries. Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today at (516) 932-0400 for a complimentary consultation in New York City, on Long Island, or via phone if you live in another area and suffered injuries while visiting New York.
New York Slip and Fall Accidents Occur at Many Popular Sites
Falls are among the most common personal injury accidents, and they occur in private homes, hotels, shops, restaurants, and attractions. The causes are as varied as the locations in which they occur, including:
- Uncleared ice or snow
- Wet leaves or standing rainwater
- Broken sidewalks
- Uneven pavement or flooring
- Slick tile
- Uncleaned spills
- Items in the walkway
- Other trip hazards
- Poor lighting
- Concerns about stairs, including broken railings
- Many more
Many of the most popular tourist spots in and around New York City are also popular for locals. The Metropolitan Museum of Art easily falls into this category. Other examples include:
- Coney Island
- Museum of Modern Art
- American Museum of Natural History
- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
- Empire State Building
- Chrysler Building
- Madison Square Garden
- Yankee Stadium
- Citi Field
- The Barclays Center
- Rockefeller Center & Top of the Rock Observation Deck
- Grand Central Terminal
- Theaters and other locations on Broadway and in the Theater District
The property owners or occupiers of these locations have a responsibility under New York law to keep these attractions free from hazards that could cause a preventable injury to visitors. If you sustained injuries while visiting the New York Met Museum, we will review your case to determine if it is possible to build a case against the museum and recover compensation to help you pay for your medical care, cover lost wages, and more.
At Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. we will discuss your accident and injuries with you no matter if you live in New York City or if your injuries occurred during a business or recreational trip to the city. Let us review your case for free today. Call (516) 932-0400 to get started.
Our Team Will Collect Evidence to Support Your NYC Slip and Fall Case
Our lawyers know how to navigate the process to build a case and file a claim based on a trip or slip and fall at the Met. We advocate for those who sustained preventable injuries due to the negligence of the museum staff and are passionate about seeking compensation for their damages. Our multilingual staff will discuss your case with you in Spanish, Greek, Bengali, Tamil, or Kannada, if you prefer.
When you enlist the help of Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. in your Met Museum slip and fall case, we will:
- Keep you updated on your case
- Identify liable parties
- Communicate with all parties on your behalf
- Gather evidence to support your claim
- Determine a value for your case
We will identify and collect evidence that could include:
- Photographs of the area and your injuries
- Surveillance videos of your fall, when available
- Proof of your medical bills, lost wages, and other losses
We also frequently work with experts who help us prove negligence, liability, and the value of our clients’ damages. This includes:
- Medical experts
- Vocational rehabilitation specialists
- Life care planners
If you suffered injuries in a fall at the New York Met Museum, a member of our team will discuss your case over the phone or meet with you on Long Island or elsewhere in the New York metropolitan area. Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. now at (516) 932-0400 to get started.
Recoverable Damages in a Personal Injury Case Against New York Met Museum
Negotiating a fair settlement agreement or getting a verdict and award following a trial allows accident victims to recover the following types of damages, when applicable in their case:
- Current and future pain and suffering
- Other noneconomic losses
- Current and future medical care costs
- Ongoing care costs
- Lost wages and diminished earning capacity
- Property damages
If your loved one passed away in a New York fall accident, our team understands how difficult it is to know their injuries were preventable. We will review your wrongful death case and help you hold the liable party responsible when possible.
The Statute of Limitations Could Limit How Long You Have to Take Action in Your Trip and Fall Case
Section 214 of New York’s civil practice law states personal injury accident victims only have a short time to take legal action and pursue compensation following a slip and fall, trip and fall, or other premises liability accident.
We will build a case and pursue a payout for fall victims with a compelling case, but only if there is time to do so. Act quickly to reach out to our team after your fall. You could lose the right to file a lawsuit if you wait too long.
Talk to a New York Met Museum Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer
If you suffered injuries serious enough to require medical attention in a fall at the Met Museum, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will review your case to determine if you have a case against the museum to recover compensation for your medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Museum administration and staff have a duty to keep the galleries, grounds, and other areas free from dangerous hazards.
Call (516) 932-0400 today for a free case evaluation and consultation with a member of our New York fall accident team.