Slip and Fall Injuries

Helping People in a Variety of Slip-and-Fall Accident and Injury Cases

The owners of homes, commercial buildings, restaurants, supermarkets and other stores are required to maintain those properties in a safe condition. When they fail to do so, the safety and health of anyone who uses the property is put at risk.

At The Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff, P.A., we hold premise owners accountable for injuries sustained in slip-and-fall and other accidents caused by unsafe or substandard conditions. Led by experienced trial lawyer Michael P. Burakoff and his 35-plus years of experience, we provide powerful representation for those hurt in slip-and-falls and other premises liability accidents across New Jersey.

Over the years, we have represented clients injured in a variety of slip-and-falls scenarios in New Jersey. Some were hurt on residential property, but many were hurt on commercial property, such as retail stores and supermarkets. Some examples of cases we handle include:

  • Injuries due to poorly maintained parking lots and sidewalks
  • Injuries due to inadequate snow and ice removal
  • Elevator and escalator accidents
  • Spilled liquids in grocery store aisles or on restaurant floors
  • Defectively lit property, making it hard to see potential hazards

Were You Hurt at Work?

Many slip-and-fall accidents occur on the job. If a work-related accident has been caused by the carelessness and negligence of a third party, the worker can pursue a personal injury claim in addition to a workers' compensation claim against the employer. Identifying that third-party liability claim is what most lawyers overlook and what has given attorney Michael P. Burakoff a reputation for success and a loyal client base.

If you were injured in the parking lot of an office building, you may be surprised to learn that your company does not own the lot. It is common for companies to own property under other corporate names or identities. This "other" identity is technically not your employer. It is a third-party company that could be susceptible to a personal injury lawsuit.

Holding the Negligent Accountable

While supermarkets and other retail stores, and their insurance carriers, frequently deny fault in slip-and-fall accidents, we are more than up to that challenge at The Law Offices of Michael P. Burakoff. We will enlist the help of investigators, engineers and other experts to establish fault on the part of the property owner. We will also work with your treating physicians to document the nature and extent of the injuries and disabilities you have sustained.

Contact Us Now for a Free Consultation

Whether you were hurt on residential or commercial property in New Jersey, you may be entitled to compensation. For a free consultation and case evaluation from an experienced lawyer, please call 973-813-7672 or toll free 866-409-8187. You can also contact our law firm online. We have convenient offices in Morristown, West New York and Newton.

If you cannot visit our office due to your condition, we can visit you in a location that is accessible for you.