If you or someone you love was injured on any type of public or private property, turn to our firm for the legal counsel and advocacy you need.



Pedestrian Accident

$1.1 Million

Our client was injured in a pedestrian accident.

Car Accident


Our client was injured while being a passenger in a car that was struck.

Slip & Fall


Our client was injured in a slip and fall accident.

Construction Accident


Our client was injured after being involved in a forklift accident.

Construction Accident


Our client was injured in a construction accident at a housing development.


Queens Attorneys Offering Dedicated Premises Liability Representation

Parking lots pose an especially high risk of slipping and falling when snow and ice are present in the winter months. If you or a loved one has fallen in a parking lot due to these conditions, the property owner or possessor may be legally responsible for your injuries. At The Cassisi Law Firm, our Queens premises liability attorneys are familiar with investigating the particular conditions and resulting legal liabilities surrounding slip and fall accidents.

For decades, we have helped victims pursue compensation from negligent property owners and others who may be at fault for their injuries. Contact us today to begin.

Assert Your Right to Compensation after a Slip and Fall on Snow or Ice

The people or entities that own and operate parking lots have a duty under the law to use reasonable care in maintaining a clear path for pedestrians. Snow and ice are to be removed, reducing the potential for people to slip or trip and fall. Some property owners contract with companies to provide snow and ice removal, while others perform this task themselves. A property owner that negligently removed or failed to remove snow and ice, or should have known of a danger posed by an accumulation of snow and ice, may be held liable under a negligence theory of law.

Negligence is commonly defined as a failure to act as a reasonable person would have acted under similar circumstances. In a personal injury lawsuit, a plaintiff first seeks to show that the property owner owed him or her a duty of care. Property owners have a duty to remove or otherwise address foreseeable dangers on their premises. Next, the plaintiff would show that this duty of care was breached and that the breach directly caused the accident. The plaintiff must also show that damages resulted that are reasonably quantifiable.

When people are walking in a parking lot heavy with snow and ice, it is also expected that they will use some degree of caution. A defendant that operates a parking lot may respond to a premises liability lawsuit by arguing that the victim contributed to the slip and fall by failing to be sufficiently careful. However, even if this is true, the pure comparative negligence rule in New York allows an injured person to recover a compensation award that is proportionate to any degree of fault associated with the defendant.

After a slip and fall, a victim may be able to receive compensation for medical and hospital bills, as well as documented lost wages from work. These are known as economic damages and are relatively objective costs. Accident victims may also recover non-economic damages, including the pain and suffering or emotional distress that they suffered because of the slip and fall.

Consult a Dedicated Queens Attorney for a Premises Liability Claim

At The Cassisi Law Firm, our Queens premises liability lawyers can guide victims through the process of seeking compensation after an accident. We provide personal attention to each of our clients, helping them understand their legal rights and obligations. Our slip and fall attorneys also have assisted injured individuals in the Bronx and Brooklyn, as well as Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

Contact our office by calling 718-441-5050 or using our online form to set up a free consultation.


Real People, Real Stories

The best of the best! I truly don’t know what I would do without the advice and guidance of John Cassisi and his law firm. I trust them implicitly and time and time again they have come through for my family and I and have helped us tremendously. I am forever grateful for everything they have done for us. If you need a firm you can trust that yields successful top notch results, look no further.

– Harriet D

The Cassisi Law Firm is a highly professional caring Lawfirm. My entire family has been clients of John Cassisi for over twentyfive years. He has become part of my family in many ways. I would recommend his firm to anyone and have. John Cassini always has his clients best interests at heart. Sincerely, The Adolino Family.

– Craig Adolino

My experience with TCLF was nothing but positive. My case was given individualized attention and Mr. Cassisi and his staff were extremely kind. When going through an already difficult time, knowing that my case was being handled by an attorney I could trust had my best interest in mind was very comforting.

– Latchmee Ramnarine

After a traffic accident it’s hard to know what to do or where to turn. I am so thankful for this law firm for their diligence and excellent consultation. The entire staff and professional lawyers came to my aid and helped me to navigate these dangerous waters of accident recovery and litigation. If you want top level service and the outcome you deserve these are the lawyers for you. They’re the best period.

– Askia Richen