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Hazardous premises conditions could lead to injury in New York

Though many people do not fear suffering injuries when they go out shopping or to get a quick bite, it is possible that they could find themselves involved in an accident. Certain conditions on the property of those locations could potentially create hazards that put patrons at risk. If an individual falls or suffers an injury due to other factors, he or she may have cause to pursue compensation.

New York residents may be interested in one woman's case currently taking place in another state. Reports indicated that she had just finished dining at a Taco Bell restaurant when an injury-causing incident occurred. Apparently, the floor near the exit was wet, and as a result, the woman slipped on the wet surface and fell to the ground.

The incident resulted in her suffering injuries, though specific details on those injuries were not given. The woman believes that the operator of the business was negligent in failing to maintain safe conditions as well as failing to place signs indicating that the floor was wet. She has filed a legal claim in hopes of obtaining compensation for resulting damages.

Suffering an injury due to the conditions on someone else's property can raise many questions for the injured party, especially when it comes to seeking compensation. Luckily, New York residents who have been in such predicaments can gain more information on their legal options to determine their best courses of action. Premises liability claims can often help interested parties pursue restitution for financial and emotional struggles resulting from such events.

Source:, "Monroe County woman blames Taco Bell for fall, injuries", Philip Gonzales, July 6, 2017

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