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I slipped and fell on an icy store sidewalk. Can I file a lawsuit against the store owner?

Icy sidewalks and snow and ice-covered parking lots often present treacherous footing during winter months in New Jersey. Property owners are required by state and local laws to remove snow within a certain period of time after a snowfall. When storeowners do not spread sand and salt on the sidewalk in front of their store, or clear away any ice created by thawing and re-freezing, they may be accountable for injuries when customers, passersby or employees slip and fall. The injured person may claim compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost income and other costs of the accident.

Slip and falls are often caused by underlying property defects such as loose steps, a pothole or buckled pavement that increase the likelihood of a fall. If you have been injured in a slip and fall on ice and snow, you should talk to an experienced New Jersey personal injury lawyer. Be aware that not every New Jersey or New York accident attorney brings the same depth of experience to each client’s case.

In nearly 30 years, the New Jersey accident attorneys at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., have helped numerous clients injured in slip, trip and fall accidents. Our law firm is highly regarded throughout New Jersey for the quality of the counsel and legal representation that our experienced NJ accident lawyers provide. We are proud of our record of accomplishment in representing more than 20,000 accident victims in cases including slip and falls, stairway, escalator and elevator accidents, pedestrian accidents, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, and other kinds of personal injury accidents.

Call our slip and fall injury lawyers today at (800) LAW-2000 or use our online form to receive a free initial consultation.

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