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Park Hazard Injuries in Brooklyn

Call Belushin Law Firm if You Were Hurt At a Public Park

Public parks are usually a place where a family can go to play and enjoy the outdoors. However, some public parks in New York have hazardous conditions that could potentially harm you or your child. If you or one of your children has been injured in a public park, you have a limited time frame during which you could be allowed to bring a claim for injuries. Contact a Brooklyn attorney at Belushin Law Firm as soon as possible to make sure your lawsuit is filed on time.

Defective Sidewalks in NYC Parks

Playgrounds and parks offer many great amenities to families; however, they also have serious hazards that can injure a child or an adult if they are not inspected and repaired. One such hazard is defective sidewalks and walking surface hazards. In a park, there are many pedestrians, runners, bicyclists, and children playing. The walking and playing surfaces must be even and free of defects that could cause a park visitor to fall and injure themselves.

Improper Playground Maintenance Leading to Injuries

Swings that are defective can cause serious fall injuries to a child, as can defective monkey bars, jungle gyms, and slides. Some older playground models are made out of metal, and can potentially pinch or crush a child’s arm or leg. Other defective playground toys include merry-go-rounds, metal rocking horses on springs, and ladders and climbing walls.

Filing Your Claim for Compensation

If you or your child were hurt at a playground or park, you may have the right to bring a claim against the municipality that was responsible for building and maintaining the structure. However, it is important to remember that you are limited to the 90 days immediately following the accident to notify the city or town of your claim. An experienced Brooklyn lawyer at Belushin Law Firm can handle this process for you to make sure your claim is secured.

Should you need qualified representation and to find out more about New York municipal claim law, call Belushin Law Firm for a free case evaluation!

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