Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Examines the Available Recourse of an Injury from Hiking
Clients often call me as a Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney, and ask if they have any recourse for being injured while hiking on state land.
- It’s important for a client who is injured while participating in a recreational sport – such as hiking on state land – to know about New York State’s specific laws regarding assumption of risk when participating in certain recreational activities.
- If the particular injury might have been expected to occur during a hike, bringing a claim is typically precluded.
- Claims against the state have very short notice windows and are very difficult cases to pursue. You are required to file a Notice of Claim – or an Intention to File Notice of Claim – through a process that begins with the state.
- One’s ability to bring a claim for an injury sustained while involved in a recreational sport depends on proof that something significant proves negligence on the part of whoever caused the injury.
Were you injured while hiking on state land? Contact dedicated Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Richard Nicotra to fight for you.
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