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slip and fall accident

From: patty Duke
Category: Slip and Fall Accident
Date: 25 Oct 2008
Time: 13:16:16 -0400


while shopping in pathmark, I slipped on the wet floor and slid into the broken glass from the bottle of apple juice I was carrying in my hand. I filed a report with the manager at Pathmark and went home. Do I have a case against Pathmark even thought I did not seek treatment at the hospital.

Re: slip and fall accident - wet floor

From: Paul Ajlouny, Esq.
Category: Slip and Fall Accident
Date: 27 Oct 2008
Time: 17:15:51 -0500


If you were not injured seriously enough to seek medical attention, it would not make sense to bring a claim. It is difficult to prove fault in a supermarket cases and if the damages are not sufficient it simply does not make economic sense. In most cases, a rear end collision is automatically the fault of the following driver. However, if it was a minor collision and you did not suffer what the law considers to be a "serious injury" New York personal injury law limits your right to recovery would be limited to your "no fault" benefits, i.e. medical bills and lost wages up to fifty thousand dollars. Please call our office at 1-800-535-5029 or email us at to discuss the details of your case. Please remember that this communication is not specific legal advice and is only an overview of general aspects of New York personal injury and negligence law. It does not create an attorney client relationship and should not be relied upon without consulting a qualified New York personal injury law firm.  

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