What does negligence mean?
Negligence has occurred one one party fails to exercise care or fails to fulfill a duty or responsibility to another party to insure their safety. Car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and many other of the types of cases handled by this office deal with negligence. If you’ve been the victim of an accident that could have been prevented by another person taking the normal care legally required of them in a given situation, such as a driver operating their vehicle irresponsibly or a property owner failing to insure a premises is free of safety hazards, then you are the victim of negligence.
If you’ve been injured as a result of the negligent acts of another party, contact the New York personal injury lawyers at Lisa Michael and Associates, P.C. to discuss your case during your free case evaluation. We’re waiting at (212) 776-1800 to receive your call and begin work on your legal action.
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