Do you rent your home or apartment and have been injured because your landlord failed to repair a problem? Did you know that landlords and property owners have a duty to repair defective and dangerous conditions and that if they do not they can be held liable for the injuries that result? Hecht & Hecht, LLP, has many years of legal experience representing people in New York City, New York, area who have been injured because of landlord negligence. Get the compensation and medical treatment you need for your injuries. We can help. Call one of our attorneys to find out how.
Contact our office at 212.226.2400 to schedule your free initial consultation with an attorney.
New York Landlord Negligence and Failure to Repair Lawyers
Landlords are required by law to provide their tenants with safe places to live. This includes installation of smoke alarms, sprinklers and adequate security measures. Some of the typical landlord negligence issues we have assisted client with in the past include:
- Faulty water heaters leading to scalding waters
- Broken stairs, railings and floors
- Sharp or dangerous protrusions
- Tripping hazards
- Slippery conditions including icy/unshoveled sidewalks
- Electrical failures
- Fallen ceilings due to water leaks
- Improperly maintained elevators
- Inadequate lighting in stairwells and entrances
- Hazardous household appliances
- Ripped and torn carpeting
To learn more about some of the injuries we have experience helping our clients with, please visit our Types of Injuries page.
The Help You Need … When You Need It
If you have been injured becauses of landlord negligence or failure to repair, make sure your legal rights are protected by calling one of our attorneys as soon as possible. Contact our office at 212.226.2400 to schedule your free initial consultation.