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Preventing Premises Liability Accidents in NYC with Smart Flooring Choices

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 15, 2012

How can smart flooring choices help prevent premises liability accidents?

Every year New York plays host to thousands of slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents occur when someone slips on a floor wet with water or some other liquid due to negligence or carelessness. Premises liability accidents can make business owners, local government, or homeowners liable for physical injuries or damages if they were aware of the danger and did nothing about it.

In order to help prevent slip and fall accidents and save themselves from potential lawsuits many businesses are turning to non-slip, non-skid flooring choices. The most effective flooring choice in preventing slipping and falling is carpeting. Carpet is absorbent and abrasive which makes it the perfect non-slip surface. Unfortunately, not all businesses can afford the cost of covering their entire floor in carpeting or the costs of cleaning, maintaining, and replacing carpeting.

Is your business or home is at risk for a slip and fall accident? If you said yes, take corrective action immediately to help prevent becoming the victim of a premises liability lawsuit. If you have suffered an injury due to the negligence or carelessness of a property owner, contact the accident lawyers in NYC at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel for a free consultation and case review. There is never a fee unless they win your case.