Trip and Fall Accidents

Trip & Fall Accident Attorneys in Kingston

Trustworthy Advocates Who Care About the Outcome of Your Case

When most people hear about accidents that occur at construction sites, they usually think about dropped objects or large collisions. However, one of the highest risks of accidents at construction sites actually result from trips, slips, and falls at the workplace.

Accidents like falling or slipping can often cause great embarrassment, especially when they occur in a public location like the workplace. Even worse, however, they can cause great consequences, resulting in both short-term injuries and long-term side effects. Our Kingston trip and fall accident lawyers at Basch & Keegan LLP can aid you in getting extensive compensation for the severe losses you have experienced on account of another’s negligence.

Call today at (845) 251-4545 to have one of our lawyers support you in gaining fair reparations. We represent the injured throughout the Hudson Valley.

Common Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents

Trips, slips, and falls can occur anywhere at a construction site, and depending on where you fall, can cause extensive, painful damage.

Common sources of slips, trips, and falls on a construction site include:

Cracked or broken asphalt

Wet or damp floors or surfaces

Spills from sticky materials

Worn or frayed floorboards or carpet

Loose or rippled carpets

Leaks from hazardous chemicals

Uneven tiles

Broken or cracked stairs

Dim or non-existent lighting

Loose or raised screws and nails

Crowded hallways and aisles

Damaged elevators or escalators

Loose, broken, or missing railings

Debris filling halls and walkways

Loose or trailing cables and wires

Level changes in ramps or doorways

Unsafe or wobbly ladders

Construction sites can be filled with multiple instances of these varied, hazardous conditions. A responsible building owner or manager makes frequent checks of the construction site, ensuring safety for any workers on the location. If managers are careless or ignorant, or simply do not take the time to correct these risks, they are liable to pay reparations for the damage and injuries you receive on account of these threats to your health and wellbeing.

Steps to Take After a Trip and Fall Accident

You may have a right to hold a property owner or establishment liable for their failure to provide a safe environment if you have been injured in a trip and fall accident. In order to do so, you will need to take the proper steps and execute carefully. Here are some helpful tips on how to assist your attorney with your case:

Avoid making any statement that could mark you as guilty

Collect the names and contact information of property managers

Get contact details of any witnesses

Take pictures of the scene and injuries

Save the shoes and clothing you were wearing at the time

Get medical attention

Knowing Your Legal Rights for Damage from Slips, Trips, and Falls

Accidents from falling and tripping at a construction site can create extensive consequences of pain, suffering, and stress for you or your loved ones, and you deserve the right to pursue justice by obtaining full compensation from those responsible. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to claim damages related to past and future medical attention, rehabilitation, and therapy.

You can also gain reparation for reduced wages in being forced to take time from work, as well as future income losses resulting from physical injuries. In addition, you often can seek compensation for the emotional damage of pain, suffering, and stress you have received. In the tragic case that a loved one loses their life due to a construction site fall, family members can pursue compensation for this heartbreaking fatality.

Call for a Free Consultation Today

Our empathetic lawyers at Basch & Keegan LLP are experienced at fighting for justice to ensure our clients in Upstate NY and Ulster County get the full compensation for all the pain they have suffered due to a slip or a fall.

If you are looking for committed trip and fall accident attorneys in Kingston, contact us now at (845) 251-4545 to gain the reparations you deserve.


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What sets us apart?

  • Win the Fight

    Basch & Keegan LLP is a nationally recognized trial practice that’s been trusted by clients and colleagues across Upstate New York since 1987. Our Kingston personal injury lawyers have over 100 years of collective experience and have fought for over 10,000 victims during our time in practice.

  • When You’re Hurt

    We serve as the support system you can rely on as you begin your recovery. From explaining your rights, options, and what to expect with the personal injury claim process to working your case on contingency and connecting you with medical professionals who work on liens, we go the extra mile to ensure you can focus on getting better while we work on the legal aspects of your claim.

  • Get Results

    At Basch & Keegan LLP, we have the resources and experience to help victims level the playing field with even the most powerful adversaries – and we have the record of success to back it up.

  • Regardless of Who You Ask

    We place an emphasis on personal attention, cultivate close-working relationships, and provide step-by-step support. This approach allows us to create legal strategies custom-tailored to each client’s unique circumstances and has earned us the respect of our peers.

  • The Community

    Our Kingston-based lawyers have deep roots in the community and a lengthy history of giving back to Ulster County. When the community needs us, we are always here to help.

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