An injury from a slip and fall accident may not sound serious but the unfortunate reality is injuries resulting from a fall can be life-altering. Each year slip and fall accidents in New York City due to unsafe or uneven floors, poor lighting and defective flooring materials account for thousands of visits to the hospital emergency room. Fractures and broken bones are some of the most common types of injuries. The unfortunate reality about a slip and fall accident is that not all will result in a settlement. In order to determine if a slip and fall accident is likely to result in a settlement, speak with our personal injury lawyers right away to help you understand whether or not you have a case and what steps you need to take to protect your interests.