QUEENS CEILING FALLS LAWYERS
Many people are injured by ceilings that fall on them at home and in the workplace. Landlords that fail to properly maintain their buildings are responsible for these injuries. Ceiling falls can also be caused by construction on the floor above. When businesses, landlords, and owners of stores do not properly maintain their premises and fail to take precautions to prevent ceilings from falling, they are exposing tenants, workers, and guests to potential injury. When you’ve been injured by a falling ceiling, you need to a call experienced Queens Ceiling Falls Lawyers to determine your rights.
At Wittenstein & Wittenstein, we have been representing victims of ceiling falls for over 60 years. If you, or somebody you know, has been the victim of a ceiling fall, please make an appointment for a FREE CONSULTATION with Queens Ceiling Falls Lawyers. Call 718-261-8114 to make an appointment.
A ceiling fall can cause fractured bones, back injuries, neck injuries, joint injuries, brain injuries – even paralysis or death. Soft tissues injuries such as bulging or herniated discs, torn ligaments, torn rotator cuffs, torn meniscus and other injuries which may require surgery. These injuries can cause lost time from work and the need for substantial medical treatment. That’s why you need experienced Queens Ceiling Falls Lawyers to help you.
When safety rules are broken, resulting in a ceiling fall that causes injuries, Wittenstein & Wittenstein is here to help. Here are some ways that property owners shirk their responsibility:
- Failing to repair leaks
- Infestations of insects and rodents that weaken structures
- Painting over a defect, rather than repairing it
- Using unlicensed and poorly trained workers
If the building is owned by a municipality, such as the City of New York, a Notice of Claim must be filed within 90 days of the ceiling fall. It is important to act quickly so that an investigation into the ownership can be started right away. If you have injuries that were caused by a ceiling collapse, call Queens Ceiling Falls Lawyers Wittenstein & Wittenstein for a free consultation. Call 718-261-8114