Property owners hold a responsibility to maintain safe premises that do not place individuals they expect to be on their property at unreasonable risk for harm or injury. When they fail in this responsibility and an injury takes place, due to unsafe conditions, lack of warning on the property, or due to dangers on the property, filing a personal injury claim may be in order. Premises liability laws govern responsibility in the event an individual is injured on a property other than his or her own.
When the owner or manager of a property fails to safely maintain a property inside or out, or on the land surrounding it, these hazards pose the risk for a slip and fall accident occurring. In some instances, improper warning of these hazardous conditions can be grounds for a premises liability case.
Slip and fall accidents can result in catastrophic injury but not all consequences may appear immediately after the fall. It is critical to have a thorough exam by a medical professional immediately following the slip and fall, in the event that an injury arises following the initial fall. Serious harm may have been caused by the accident especially in the case that the head was impacted. Other common consequences are broken bones and other pain and suffering.
If injuries are the result of negligence on the part of others, the injured have the right to pursue legal means to obtain fair compensation to help in their recovery. Our firm would like to help you fight to recover compensation for any and all medical costs, rehabilitation costs, and loss of wages, inhibited earning capacity, or any undue pain and suffering that has been experienced due to the responsible property owner’s negligence.
Reach out to our firm today for a free consultation and to review the possibility of filing a slip and fall/premises liability claim.