Schedule a FREE lawyer consultation TODAY! (212) 421-0300.
NO FEE GUARANTEE®
We’ll win your injury case, or it’s free.
TOP RATED SERVICE:
We have over 186 5-star reviews on Google
BATTLE TESTED LAWYERS:
We’ve prepared over 5,000 cases for trial.

Can I Sue if I Was Injured in a Parking Lot in NYC?

Get Your Free
Case Evaluation

Can I Sue if I Was Injured in a Parking Lot in NYC?

Parking lots are perhaps among the most mundane aspects of all of our lives. However, there are times when, due to negligent signage, careless drivers, uneven pavement, insufficient lighting, or otherwise, parking lots can become extremely dangerous. If you are someone who has recently been injured in a parking lot accident, you must read on and reach out to our experienced New York City personal injury attorney to learn more about how our firm can help you through the legal process ahead.

What should I do after being injured in a parking lot accident?

If you have been injured in an NYC parking lot accident, as long as you are physically capable, it is critical you document all aspects of the incident to increase your chances of winning a personal injury claim. Those steps are as follows:

  1. Call the police, who will send an ambulance to the scene.
  2. If you were hit by a car or another motor vehicle, ask the driver for his or her insurance information.
  3. Ask anyone who saw your accident for their contact information.
  4. If you were injured because of unsafe parking lot conditions, take pictures of the safety hazards before anyone has a chance to clear them away.
  5. Ask your doctor for medical documentation regarding your injuries.
  6. Retain the services of an experienced New York City personal injury attorney who can gather and present all additional evidence needed to prove your claim.

How long will I have to sue someone for an injury in New York State?

If you are someone who has been injured in an accident in New York State, you may wish to wait before suing the liable party to see if your injuries heal on their own. Unfortunately, this decision oftentimes comes back to haunt the wrongly injured, as there is a statute of limitations in place that dictates the amount of time they have to take legal action. Since the statute of limitations for personal injury claims is, generally, three years, you will, generally, have three years from the date of your accident to sue the party responsible. Do not make the mistake of waiting too long, for if you do, you will most likely lose your right to sue. Our firm is ready to begin the claims process on your behalf today–all you have to do is ask.

Contact Us For A Free Case Review

CONTACT OUR EXPERIENCED NEW YORK CITY FIRM

Our entire legal team is dedicated to providing the advice you need and the personalized attention you deserve. If you have been injured due to another party’s negligence, do not hesitate to call 212-421-0300 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation with a New York City personal injury lawyer. You may be entitled to financial compensation, which can help you on your road to recovery.

Recent Blog Posts

Car Accidents Caused by Texting While Driving in NYC | What to Know
We live in the 21st century, which means, among many things, that technology is constantly at our fingertips. While in some ways, this is a good thing, it also has… Read More
What You Need to Know About Restaurant Accidents in Manhattan
Though we seldom expect an accident to happen, those that occur in restaurants are particularly surprising, as we never think of a nice dinner with friends or family as a… Read More
What Should I Do if I’m Injured as a Passenger in My Friend’s Car?
There are few things more frightening than being involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, car accidents happen every day in New York City, and if you were injured in a… Read More
Apartment Accidents in the Bronx | What You Should Know
Though the city is full of great apartment complexes, not all apartments are safe. Unfortunately, many people are injured in apartment accidents every single year, and if this has happened… Read More
Stairway Accidents in New York City | What You Should Know
There are few feelings more frightening than when you miss a step or otherwise have your center of gravity rapidly thrown off. Unfortunately, oftentimes, stairway accidents occur because of property… Read More
Things to Know About Grocery Store Accidents in Queens
Though most of us do not think of the grocery store as a dangerous place, grocery store accidents do happen, and if you've been wrongfully hurt in one, you are… Read More
Car Accidents Caused by Texting While Driving in NYC | What to Know
We live in the 21st century, which means, among many things, that technology is constantly at our fingertips. While in some ways, this is a good thing, it also has… Read More
What You Need to Know About Restaurant Accidents in Manhattan
Though we seldom expect an accident to happen, those that occur in restaurants are particularly surprising, as we never think of a nice dinner with friends or family as a… Read More
What Should I Do if I’m Injured as a Passenger in My Friend’s Car?
There are few things more frightening than being involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, car accidents happen every day in New York City, and if you were injured in a… Read More
Apartment Accidents in the Bronx | What You Should Know
Though the city is full of great apartment complexes, not all apartments are safe. Unfortunately, many people are injured in apartment accidents every single year, and if this has happened… Read More
Stairway Accidents in New York City | What You Should Know
There are few feelings more frightening than when you miss a step or otherwise have your center of gravity rapidly thrown off. Unfortunately, oftentimes, stairway accidents occur because of property… Read More
Things to Know About Grocery Store Accidents in Queens
Though most of us do not think of the grocery store as a dangerous place, grocery store accidents do happen, and if you've been wrongfully hurt in one, you are… Read More

MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS

THE LAW OFFICE OF RICHARD M. KENNY

Whether you need a Bronx car accident lawyer, birth injury lawyer, construction accident lawyer or legal representation for any type of accident, the NYC personal injury lawyers at The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny can help. Located in New York City, we've helped hundreds of individuals throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn (Kings County), Manhattan, Queens and Nassau County recover the compensation they need to receive proper medical care, treatment and quality of life after serious injury.

FREE CASE EVALUATION

If you've been injured due to the negligence or wrong-doing of another, we can provide you and your loved ones with the legal support needed to ensure proper medical attention, long-term treatment and fair, reasonable financial compensation is received for your injury. The initial consultation is always free. For immediate assistance, call (212) 421-0300.

TRANSIT INFORMATION:

34 St. - Herald Sq (0.13 mi)
St. - Penn Station (0.17 mi)
34 St. - Penn Station (0.35 mi)