If you suffered an injury from a broken or uneven sidewalk or other paved surface in the state of New Jersey, you have legal recourse to get financial compensation for your injuries and damages.
Goldstein & Goldstein, LLP, in East Orange, New Jersey, has vast and deep experience assisting clients with holding accountable businesses, property owners and government entities that have a legal duty to provide safe premises for visitors.
Bad things can happen when responsible parties fail to protect the public from avoidable hazards. Bones break, ligaments tear and hard impacts can damage soft tissues. Concussions and other head injuries are not uncommon when a fall leads to a “head bounce” on hard pavement.
If you or a loved one was injured on cracked or icy pavement, contact us today at 973-609-5693 for a no-cost consultation. Spanish translation is available — Se Habla Espanol.
Experienced Pothole Accident Attorney
Determining who is responsible for a fall on pavement depends on who owns the property. Conclusions aren’t always immediately obvious.
For instance, if the pavement is adjacent to a commercial property, then the owner is likely to be liable for any damages a person sustains. By contrast, if the pavement is in a residential neighborhood, the city government is likely to owe damages.
If you were injured due to a pothole, crevasse, icy sidewalk, unsafe sidewalk or other pavement anomaly on New Jersey soil, Goldstein & Goldstein, LLP, can help you determine the responsible parties and hold them accountable for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and inconvenience, among other damages.