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Slip and fall/Trip and fall

A slip and fall or trip and fall accident occurs when someone falls as a result of poorly maintained premises owned by another person or company. From slippery floors to loose or faulty equipment, inadequate upkeep can cause serious injuries or in some cases, wrongful death.

Common locations for these accidents include:

  • Restaurants
  • Sidewalks
  • Airports
  • Hotels
  • Grocery stores
  • Retail shops

 

This list is not all-inclusive. If you, a loved one or a family member have suffered at the hands of a negligent property owner, our fall attorneys have the know-how to help you secure fair compensation. Contact our law firm to schedule your free consultation.

Slip and Fall/Trip and Fall Cases

There are several reasons a property owner or manager may be held liable for a slip and fall or trip and fall injuries.

The most common grounds for premises liability claims include:

  • Foreign objects in walkways on the floor
  • Failure to adequately repair property
  • Failure to use signage regarding repairs and maintenance on property
  • Failure to warn of dangers on property
  • Failure to remove or improperly removing ice, snow or water

 

Injuries caused by dangerous conditions may take time to surface. If you are a victim of one such event, be sure to seek medical attention after the accident.

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Our personal injury attorneys have years of experience supporting trip and fall/slip and fall accident victims. To learn more about your legal options following a fall incident, contact our law firm to set up a premises liability consultation.