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Retail Store Accident Attorney

You Should Know Your Rights If You've Been Hurt In A Retail Store

If you or someone you love has been hurt in an accident at a retail store, you want a lawyer with a proven record of obtaining positive results.

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Serving Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Metro NYC

Experienced Retail Store Accident Lawyers

Under New York law, the retail tenant in commercial space, and at times the owner, has a duty to maintain the premises in a way that does not pose an unreasonable risk of injury to customers or others legally on the property. With retail space, there can be a lot of potential hazards, from goods and merchandise left on the floor to poorly or improperly maintained elevators or escalators, from shelves or displays that are overloaded to broken steps or stairways, torn carpet or other defects in flooring. If you or someone you love has been hurt in an accident at a retail store, you want a lawyer with a proven record of obtaining positive results.

Experienced NYC Injury Lawyers

Results-Oriented Retail Store Accident Attorneys

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.

We handle retail store accident cases throughout the State of New York, from New York City, the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County) and Staten Island (Richmond County) to Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk County and Nassau County.

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NYC Store Accident Lawyer

We Fight For Victims Of Accidents In Retail Stores

At the law office of Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we have obtained six and seven figure awards for clients in premises liability cases, including:

  • $1 million trip and fall on a broken sidewalk
  • $750,000 for a fall on a building staircase
  • $707,000 for a slip and fall in a building lobby
  • $500,000 for a slip and fall caused by defective carpet in a building lobby
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I recommend Jacob Oresky to every person that has had an accident. He is a great attorney and friend. He worked hard on my case and acquired a great result.

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Thank you so much for everything. I really appreciated all of the personal attention I received. I felt welcome and informed. This is such a wonderful team. I hope all the best for everyone.

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I feel very satisfied with the work that the office of Jacob Oresky did and I thank them very much. Thank you for your help.

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I fell from a sidewalk bridge and had bad injuries and surgeries. I was frightened about my family’s future. Jacob Oresky and his team helped me get my medical bills and lost wages paid. Jacob met personally with me and explained everything. Mr....

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The office did a great job. I am very satisfied with the results. They are really good people.

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A van hit me and broke my leg in several places, I was afraid that I was going to lose my leg. I was overwhelmed with medical bills. I called Jacob Oresky & Associates and they visited me in the hospital. Jacob walked me through the whole pro...

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This is the law firm that works hard for you to the very end.

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I was crossing the street when a car hit me. I was hurt and needed a lawyer. A friend that I trusted recommended Jacob Oresky. Right away from the beginning I knew that I made the right decision. Jacob was trustworthy and worked really hard. He pr...

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Jacob Oresky really knows how to treat people right. He always made me feel comfortable and responded to all my questions. I always felt like he was a family friend.

Our Process

Our Team Can Start Working for You from the Moment You Call

When it comes to litigation, there is no time to waste. Once you call our office, we can start building your case in your fight for compensation. In three short steps, your legal journey can begin today.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

What is life like after a spinal cord injury?
The amount of independence and movement is different for each person depending on where on the spine the injury occurred. Every person who sustains a spinal cord injury will have a different lifestyle than before the injury.
What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
Since medical malpractice covers such a wide variety of injuries and scenarios, there is no average settlement amount for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Furthermore, many individual factors can affect a settlement’s amount, such as the injury’s permanence and impact on your job and whether your case settles out of court. When thinking about your malpractice case, remember that it is a  personal injury with losses. Malpractice is then subcategorized into different types, each with its own area.  To learn more, please read our full article here.
Should I get a lawyer for a car accident?
You can argue that the best time to hire a car accident lawyer is shortly after your accident happens. By hiring a car accident lawyer from our firm, you:
  • Protect yourself from insurance companies
  • Have a buffer between you and the parties who caused your accident
  • Reduce the risk of your rights being violated
The insurance company may try to get you to accept a low settlement offer. These offers come quickly but generally do not cover your long-term losses. A lawyer from our team will shield you from lowball settlement offers by fighting for the full scope of your damages. You can learn more by reading our full blog post here.
How do I find a lawyer for a car accident?
Finding a lawyer to represent you in your car accident case requires research—there simply is no way around it. Begin your homework by searching online for car accident lawyers in your area (New York City, Bronx, or Queens, for example). As you review their websites, check for the following characteristics: 
  • Experience in personal injury law—and with car accidents, specifically
  • Results—financial value of settlements and awards
  • Positive testimonials that speak to you
You can read more about how to find a lawyer for a car accident here.
What questions should I ask a personal injury lawyer?
When searching for a personal injury lawyer, you should ask questions about their experience, services and results.  You only have one chance to recover and finding the right lawyer can make a big difference in the final outcome of your case, the level of services that you receive, and the amount of compensation that you are awarded.   Want more information? Read our full article here.
How Much Can I obtain from a Car Accident Settlement?
Several factors influence the amount you might obtain from a car accident settlement. The seriousness of your injury plays a significant role in determining this amount, as it affects your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and many other types of damages. The amount of insurance coverage available plays another significant part in the outcome of your settlement. Of course, a lawyer’s experience building personal injury cases, handling insurance companies, and negotiating fair settlements is yet another important consideration in this equation. Want to learn more about car accident settlements? Read our full article here.
Why do I need a car accident lawyer; can’t I just call the insurance company myself and try to get a settlement?
Insurance companies have skilled attorneys working to protect them as well as adjusters whose job it is to resolve claims for as little money as possible. Car accident victims representing themselves will usually be at a significant disadvantage. You should have skilled personal injury attorneys at your side, like those at Oresky & Associates, fighting for your rights, with a proven track record of obtaining over $300 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for New York accident victims. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York car accident attorney.
How does a medical malpractice lawsuit work?
Medical malpractice lawsuits usually begin with an insurance claim. Your attorney will attempt to prove your case and negotiate a settlement that covers your damages. If obtaining compensation outside of court is not an option, you can pursue a civil suit. Want to find out more? Read our full article here.
Personal Injury Lawyers

More Than 25 Years Defending Accident Victims In NYC

Over the last quarter of a century plus years, we have obtained verdicts and settlements totaling more than $300 million for clients across the State of New York, from Queens to Brooklyn to the Bronx. We understand how a personal injury can change every part of your life, and we’ve also seen the burden that comes with trying to effectively protect your rights. It’s our job to lift that burden off your shoulders, to handle all the details of your legal claim so that you can focus on getting healthy.

It’s a team effort, we’ll work hand-in-hand with you throughout the process, making certain you always know where you stand and what your options are, so that you can make good decisions about your future. We provide a free initial consultation to every prospective client. To set up an appointment, contact us online or call our office at 718-993-9999 for an appointment.

New York Injury Attorneys

Protecting the Rights of People Hurt in Retail Store Accidents

We aggressively protect the rights of people who have been injured in any type of accident on retail store property, including:

  • Slips, trips and falls on wet or slippery floors, or because of broken tiles, torn carpet or linoleum or other defective flooring
  • Injuries sustained on broken, defective or improperly maintained steps, stairways and walkways
  • Accidents involving displays, shelving or products that are improperly stacked or loaded, causing them to collapse on customers
  • Injuries caused by dangerous or defective elevators or escalators

Our attorneys handle retail store accident claims involving any type of injury, from sprains, strains and soft-tissue injury to serious and catastrophic loss, including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, broken bones, paralysis, permanent scarring and disfigurement, and amputation or loss of limb. We also represent survivors in retail store accidents claims involving wrongful death.

We’ll help you seek compensation for all your losses, from wages and income to physical pain and suffering, from unreimbursed medical expenses to loss of consortium or companionship.

 

NYC Retail Accident Lawyers

Contact The Law Offices of Oresky & Associates, PLLC

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we have decades of experience protecting the rights of people who have been injured in premises liability accidents. To arrange a meeting and learn how we can help you, contact us by e-mail or call our office at 718-993-9999. We will take your call anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are also willing to visit you in your home or in the hospital, if necessary, to help you understand your rights.

Our attorneys take all Queens, Brooklyn and Bronx retail store accident claims on a contingent fee basis—there won’t be any attorney fees unless were cover compensation for your losses.

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