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Representing You in Slip and Fall Lawsuits and Other Claims


When you are on someone else’s property, it is the property owner’s responsibility to ensure that the premises is safe. Whether you suffer an injury from a slip and fall as a result of poorly kept grounds, or suffer some other bodily harm that is outside of your control – but within control of the owner – you have rights. Premises liability attorney Paul M. da Costa and his associates will review the facts of your case to determine whether you qualify for compensation to cover medical bills and other losses. Premises liability covers a wide variety of injuries. Remember, when you get hurt because of someone else’s negligence, the law is on your side. To learn more about filing a slip and fall lawsuit or other claim, contact our Roseland practice, serving Bridgewater, Bergen, and all of New Jersey.

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What Is Premises Liability?

When you are functioning responsibly, but suffer an injury on someone else’s property as a result of poor conditions, you may be able to recover damages for your medical expenses, as well as your pain and suffering. You may also be eligible to collect damages if someone else violates laws that protect you on your own property, or public property. Owners of businesses, private homes, and other properties are responsible for maintaining safe conditions. If conditions exist which may cause harm, it is the responsibility of the properly owner to ensure changes are made – not yours.

Types of Injuries Associated with Premises Liability

Because premises liability includes injuries that go beyond slipping and falling on someone’s physical property, you may feel uncertain whether the cause of your injury falls within this category. Injuries typically associated with premises liability include:

  • Uncleared snow or ice on walkways
  • Unconfined dogs
  • Toxic fumes or substances
  • Objects obscuring a driver’s view
  • Violations of building codes
  • Unsafe structural conditions
  • Criminal activity
  • Inadequate security
  • Poisoning
  • Burn injuries
  • Slip and fall

If you have suffered an injury on someone else's property, contact us immediately.

How We Help Our Clients

You may hear a wide variety of opinions from all sides regarding your premises liability case. The responsible party may insist the injury was your fault, while some of your friends and family may offer mixed advice. At Snyder Sarno D'Aniello Maceri & da Costa LLC, we offer free consultations with substantial, experienced advice, so you can obtain real answers to your questions without incurring any further financial burden. When attorney, Paul M. da Costa and his associates agree to take on your case, they will work diligently to provide you with a voice during this trying time. They are tenacious in their dedication to righting the wrong forced upon you, so you can recover the damages you deserve.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

Did you slip and fall on someone else’s property through no fault of your own? Do you feel you were the victim of someone else’s carelessness, such as poisoning, a dog bite, or vision obstruction while driving? Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with Paul M. da Costa and his associates, so we can review your premises liability case. 

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"I was involved in a VERY complicated and tumultuous child custody, divorce, domestic violence case for two full years. I was fortunate enough to be represented by one of the top matrimonial teams in the state of NJ, and the outcome in my case exceeded my every expectation." - Former Client

"Paul personally stood by my side and represented me throughout my injury case. Whether it was business at hand, advice, or a late night phone call to help me understand what was going on; he never took a step back towards helping me. I knew that I could call on him at any time . My case was very successful and I attribute that to Paul's dedication . He even came to me during a snow storm when I could not make it to his office. I certainly would recommend him to anyone." - Former Client

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