New Haven Slip-And-Fall Lawyer

Slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents can result in some extremely severe injuries to victims. Perhaps the most tragic part is that these accidents are among the most preventable. If property owners would simply remain diligent in their duty to provide a hazard-free environment and respond in a timely manner to any hazards that may arise.

In too many cases, however, property owner negligence and a lack of concern for visitor safety leave hazards unattended, leading to broken bones, spinal cord injuries, head trauma and other serious injuries to victims. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident that occurred because of a property owner's failure to properly attend to a slipping or tripping hazard, a qualified personal injury lawyer can help to ensure that your rights are protected.

I represented the plaintiff in the case of Musto v. WalMart. My client slipped and fell on wet flooring at the WalMart in Branford, Connecticut, suffering a fractured kneecap. WalMart's final settlement offer was $65,000. At the end of the trial, a New Haven jury awarded my client damages totaling $472,068.

I am New Haven attorney Carl A. Secola, Jr. I have successfully represented clients in a wide variety of complex premises liability claims. I have extensive experience with these matters, and I am committed to obtaining the most favorable outcome available for every client I serve. I know how to conduct a proper investigation in these cases, and I know how to present a compelling case designed to secure the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

I have represented clients in a wide array of slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accident claims, including:

  • Unattended wet spills
  • Loose carpeting or flooring
  • Protruding objects
  • Accumulated snow and ice
  • Unmarked wet floors

Discuss Your Premises Liability Claim With An Attorney

If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident, contact my office to discuss your rights and legal options. I represent clients throughout the New Haven area and across Connecticut. You can reach me by phone at 203-891-5265 or send me an email to schedule a free initial consultation.