Slip and falls accidents can cause serious injuries and alter people’s lives. Slip and fall accidents happen for a variety of reasons. If the accident was caused by a property owner who knew of a dangerous condition and did not fix the problem, that individual or company can be held reasonable if the condition caused an accident. This is especially true if the property owner had ample time to fix the dangerous condition and failed to so.
Commercial property owners have an absolute duty to ensure that their premises are safe and free from hazardous conditions. This duty extends to all individuals including tenants as well as potential customers. If they fail to live up to this obligation and an individual is injured as a result, they may be responsible for the injuries which occur.
Types of Slip and Fall Cases
Slip and fall cases come in various different types and are caused by various different issues. Although each slip and fall cases is different and the actual dangerous condition which caused the slip and fall may also be different, some common types of slip and fall cases are:
Injuries from slip and fall cases are be severe and in some cases catastrophic. Depending upon the injury, surgery, rehabilitation and significant medical treatment may be involved. Injuries that occur from slip and falls can include
Proving a slip and fall
Proving a slip and fall may not be easy. These cases can be very involved. They can require expert witnesses such as engineers or experts in keeping a specific premises safe. Additionally, it may be important to gather evidence, take photos or take other steps to ensure that the evidence and conditions are properly documented. Our attorneys have successfully litigated complex slip and falls and recovered significant amounts of money for those who have been injured due to the negligence of someone else.
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If you or a loved one has been involved in a slip and fall accident call our attorneys day or night. Our lawyers are here to answer your questions. If you would like to have our firm represent you, our lawyers will not recover a contingency fee unless we successfully recover money on your behalf. Our initial consultation is completely free. Contact us today.
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