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Skilled Slip & Fall Injury Attorney Fights for Maximum Compensation for Accident Victims in New Jersey and New York

When you set foot on someone else’s property, whether it’s your workplace, a friend’s home, a mall food court or a nightclub, you have an expectation that the property owner will have taken steps to make sure the premises are safe. As a visitor to another person’s property, you should feel secure and free from harm. When the property owner fails in their responsibilities and you sustain a serious accident-related injury as a result of the property owner’s negligence, you may be in need of financial assistance to cover your medical bills. Moreover, you deserve justice for a personal injury that was not your fault and that could be a serious inconvenience for you going forward.

Andrew Calcagno is an experienced trial attorney who will handle your case with the attention and care it deserves. Rest assured, he will fight to secure maximum Compensation in your case. In fact, he has secured millions of dollars in damages for his clients in personal injury cases. Mr. Calcagno has handled countless slip & fall cases in Union County and Middlesex County, NJ, including Cranford, Hillside and Kenilworth. He has also successfully represented numerous trip & fall accidents victims in NY’s five boroughs. Regardless of the nature of your slip and fall accident or the severity of your injuries, Mr. Calcagno will fight on your behalf from the moment you contact him and do everything in his power to get you the financial Compensation you deserve.

Most Common Causes of Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents in Union and Middlesex Counties

A slip and fall accident can happen anytime, anywhere, whether it’s a private home, an apartment complex, a hotel, a shopping mall, a retail store, a nightclub, a restaurant, an office building or a parking garage. Moreover, there are a number of situations that can lead to a slip and fall accident. Some of the most common causes of slip & fall accidents in NJ and NY include:

  • Insufficient lighting: A poorly lit area, such as a stairwell or parking lot, can result in slip & fall accidents that cause serious injuries.
  • Uneven walkways: A broken or cracked sidewalk leading up to a home or building can be a serious hazard that results in trip & fall injuries.
  • Snow or ice: Property owners have a duty to clear snow or ice from walkways and sidewalks. Moreover, snow and ice should be cleared from parking lots and roadways so that hazards, such as potholes, are not concealed.
  • Wet or slippery surfaces: A floor or stairwell can become particularly dangerous when the surface is wet.
  • Missing or broken railings: Stairwells become dangerous when there are no handrails to grab onto in the event of a slip and fall accident.
  • Unsafe structural conditions: Property owners need to take steps to ensure that structural conditions on the premises are free from damage. For example, stairs should be well-maintained, scaffolding should be secured, and elevators and escalators should be inspected.

Trip and Fall Accidents Result in Serious Personal Injuries

When a property owner puts profits ahead of safety, visitors to the property are often the ones who suffer. Some of the most serious negative consequences of a slip & fall accident include:

  • Broken bones
  • Muscle strains
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Permanent disability
  • Wrongful death

Depending on the severity of your slip and fall injuries, you may need Compensation to cover medical bills, future medical care and lost wages if your injuries are so serious that you are unable to work for an extended period of time. Beyond that, you may be entitled to financial Compensation for your physical pain and suffering in the immediate aftermath of the slip & fall accident and during your recovery and rehabilitation process.

If you suffered a personal injury as a result of a slip & fall accident on another person’s property, you need an experienced attorney to handle your case because it is often extremely difficult to prove liability in a premises liability case. Andrew Calcagno is an aggressive personal injury lawyer who has the resources necessary to prove that a property owner breached their duty of care and caused your slip and fall accident. Mr. Calcagno has access to safety experts who can conduct field inspections and determine the effectiveness of steps taken by the property owner, as well as medical professionals who can help determine the severity of your injuries. He will also take the time to gather facts in your case, speak with witnesses, review video footage and examine photographs.

Talk to an Experienced Slip & Fall Injury Lawyer with an Office in Cranford, New Jersey

If you sustained an injury in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident whether in a grocery store or on a sidewalk, you may be dealing with intense pain and likely worrying about how you are going to afford medical bills and your usual monthly expenses. The first thing you need to do is see a doctor and get appropriate medical treatment for your injuries. The second step you should take is to speak with an experienced and aggressive personal injury lawyer.

Andrew Calcagno is a skilled lawyer who knows what it takes to win a slip & fall accident case in New Jersey and New York. Mr. Calcagno has helped countless clients secure Compensation for their injuries in premises liability cases throughout New Jersey, including Union, Middlesex, Essex, Hudson, Monmouth, Morris and Somerset counties. Mr. Calcagno provides every client with the personal attention they need and deserve, which is why he makes himself available 24/7.

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident, call Mr. Calcagno today to discuss your case or schedule a free consultation at his office in Cranford, NJ. Not only is the consultation free regarding your personal injury lawsuit, but there are no upfront legal costs. Further, Mr. Calcagno takes cases on a contingency basis; if he doesn’t win damages for you, you don’t pay anything.

We have obtained many significant and noteworthy verdicts
and settlements for our clients:

  • $4,743,086

    Four (4) Week Trial
    Train Accident

    Hudson County Superior Court
    Union, New Jersey

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  • $2,500,00

    Three (3) Week Trial
    Head-On Collision

    New York Supreme Court
    New York, NY

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  • $2,000,000

    Wrongful Death
    Products Liability

    Essex County Superior Court
    Newark, New Jersey

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CALCAGNO & ASSOCIATES has obtained many significant and noteworthy verdicts and settlements for our clients:

Results vary, depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. This record of success in the courtroom and at the negotiation table serves our clients in two important ways: (1) It compensates them for their pain and suffering; and (2) It helps them rebuild their lives.

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