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Suing Your New York City Landlord for Negligence: The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP Can Help

When You Need An Experienced Attorney Who Knows the New York landlord negligence Laws.

Suing a landlord for negligence is a necessary action when their negligence results in an injury to you or a family member. New york negligence laws help protect tenants when landlords neglect their duty to maintain their property in a safe condition. Unsafe or unhealthy apartment conditions exist in many apartments and houses due to ignored New York negligence law, which could be anything from broken stairs to inadequate security.

As an example, the Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP successfully obtained a settlement when a mis-leveled elevator caused their client to trip, injured their knee, which later required surgery.

New York landlord negligence laws can also be applied to hospitality establishments, such as restaurants and hotels. A business owner could be sued under New York landlord negligence law if they fail to adequately respond to complaints or ignore potentially dangerous situations. With the many cases involving negligent landlords that the Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown have successfully represented in New York City and surrounding areas, they have gained valuable experience and knowledge in all aspects of New York landlord laws and New York negligence laws.

Common reasons for suing landlord for negligence under New York negligence laws and New York negligence laws:

Poor maintenance can often result in injury to tenants for some of the following reasons:

  • Broken handrails on staircases
  • Broken stairs
  • Unsafe elevators
  • Overall poor maintenance of the business or property
  • Collapsed walls or ceilings
  • Damaged floors
  • Steam burns from broken pipes
  • Rodent infestation
  • Toxic mold
  • Inadequate security
  • Broken locks on entry doors resulting in an intruder assaulting or raping a tenant

If you or a loved one believes you have the grounds for suing a landlord for negligence under New York landlord negligence laws, the Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP will work with you and will fight to make sure that you receive the highest settlement or verdict possible for your case.

The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown LLP has been voted some of the best lawyers in NYC by “Super Lawyers” and by “Best Lawyers In America.” Visit our Contact page to discuss your injury and possible compensation with the best slip and fall lawyers in NYC.



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