Rochester, New York, Apartment Building Accident Injury Lawyers

Jed Dietrich, Esq., Highly Praised as a New York Super Lawyer and American Institute of Trial Lawyers Litigator of the Year, and His Team of Veteran Attorneys at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Commended as an American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm, Fight to Obtain the Best Possible Result for Victims Severely Injured in Accidents at Apartment Buildings Throughout Rochester, New York.

Acclaimed Rochester, New York, Apartment Building Accident AttorneysFor many tenants living in an apartment building has its fair share of perks and modern-day conveniences. Residents often have access to a variety of amenities, such as fitness rooms, swimming pools, lounges, and parking garages. In return for being paid rent, landlords and management companies are expected to ensure the safety of their properties. However, not all building owners take their responsibilities as seriously as they should. When landlords fail to perform regular inspections, routine maintenance, or make timely repairs, tenants and guests are at risk of suffering devastating accidents. Unfortunately, apartment building accidents often result in severe injuries, like spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), broken bones, and even wrongful death.

If you, or a relative, have suffered an injury in an apartment building accident, it is imperative to discuss your potential case with a highly experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Most injuries that occur in apartment buildings could easily be prevented if only landlords used reasonable care and followed New York State Building Codes. The good news is that when apartment owners fail to keep their buildings reasonably safe, they can be held liable under the theory of premises liability. Additionally, landlords must follow various regulations, including the City of Rochester, New York, Property Code. When owners and property managers violate building codes and other breaches of statutory duties, they can be found negligent per se. Regardless of the circumstances, the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s battle-tested attorneys will systematically investigate your accident and devise the most appropriate course of action.

Unlike many of our competitors, where paralegals manage all communication with clients, at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C., Jed Dietrich, Esq. is personally committed to providing each client with the highest quality of legal representation. Jed Dietrich, Esq. truly cares about helping victims get back on their feet. Our seasoned lawyers have successfully litigated all different types of apartment injury claims. We will fight to recover monetary compensation for all of your losses, such as hospital bills and other medical expenditures, lost earnings, life-long disability, permanent disfigurement, loss of enjoyment, and much more. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C. provides free, confidential lawsuit assessments and consultations. Our leading team would be honored to discuss your claim in person. We are available 24/7 by dialing (585) 939-3939 or by completing the online consultation form.

Common Types of Dangerous Apartment Building Conditions

Acclaimed Rochester, New York, Apartment Building Accident AttorneysWhen negligent property owners and landlords fail to maintain their premises in a reasonably safe manner, tragic accidents can occur. Some of the most common hazardous conditions that exist in Rochester, New York apartments include:

  1. Hazardous stairways;
  2. Water leaks;
  3. Defective stoves;
  4. Ceiling collapses;
  5. Assorted tripping hazards;
  6. Broken stairways or railings;
  7. Excessive snow or ice on sidewalks;
  8. Elevator accidents;
  9. Poor lighting or security;
  10. Faulty gates;
  11. Flawed wiring or electric outlets;
  12. Torn or worn carpets;
  13. Damaged or uneven flooring;
  14. Asbestos and mold; and
  15. Parking garage dangers.

As you can see, there are many different ways that victims can get injured in apartment buildings. However, most of these accidents result from negligent property owners failing to provide tenants and guests with safe living conditions.



Holding the Landlord Accountable for Your Injuries

Landlords are legally obligated to regularly inspect and maintain their buildings. As a minimum requirement, there should be no imminent dangers or unnecessary risks present that could cause occupants or guests to suffer injury. Tenants depend on their apartments to be safe for themselves and their families. When an apartment complex is inadequately maintained, and a renter or guest suffers harm, the landlord may be held accountable. Common areas that landlords must maintain include:

  1. All entrances and exits;
  2. Lobbies;
  3. Elevators;
  4. Stairwells;
  5. Hallways;
  6. Walkways;
  7. Laundry facilities;
  8. Fitness rooms;
  9. Pool areas;
  10. Trash chutes;
  11. Bathrooms in common areas; and
  12. Parking lots.

If you, or a loved one, were injured due to unsafe apartment conditions, you should call 911 and request emergency medical assistance at the scene. You should also take photos and videos of the hazard that caused your accident. Ask anyone who witnessed your accident or who can attest to the hazardous condition for their contact information. After obtaining medical care, you should contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s battle-tested attorneys. Our top rated team will fight for the compensation that you need to move on. When a property owner fails to maintain their building, it is crucial to hold them responsible for their negligence. You may be entitled to recover compensation for the physical, psychological, and financial damages accompanying your accident.

The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s highly qualified attorneys have the resources and skills necessary to force the negligent landlord to take your claim seriously. Jed Dietrich, Esq. knows exactly what it takes to win cases. Since 1999, Jed Dietrich, Esq. has secured well over $175 million in verdicts and settlements for injured victims in Rochester, New York, throughout Monroe County, and beyond. Past performance is a good indicator of an attorney’s proficiency to damage the maximum compensation, so please contact our team as soon as possible. We are available 24/7 to answer all of your inquiries at (585) 939-3939 or by filling out our online consultation form.

Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at (585) 939-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Rochester, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

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