Individuals often fail to recognize the prevalence of slip and fall accidents, yet this type of injury accounts for more than eight million hospital emergency room visits each year, accounting for 21.3 percent, as reported by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). Individuals who are injured in this manner need to seek legal representation if they believe they may be a party to one or more slip and fall lawsuits. David Resnick Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers provide this type of representation to individuals in and around the New York area.
Leading personal injury practice David Resnick & Associates, P.C., announced that the firm is once again taking on clients who have suffered from lead poisoning or related problems. With over $60 million in damages awarded to clients, David Resnick & Associates is one of the country's top personal injury specialists, and founder David Resnick is an especially experienced and successful lead paint poisoning lawyer. Although lead was banned from use as a paint additive in 1978 in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that over 4 million American households today include children who regularly come into contact with such dangerous substances, with as many as a half a million of them showing signs of harmful exposure to lead.
Individuals injured through the fault of another need to concern themselves with statute of limitation laws within their state, as they vary greatly based on numerous factors. Those in New York find they have three years to file a personal injury lawsuit, yet this only applies in certain situations. When a government agency or employee becomes a defendant in the suit, the requirements change.