As the victim of a slip and fall accident, you have the right to hold the negligent property owner or manager responsible through legal action. Slip and fall accidents may occur in various locations, including a residence, school, library, department store, or grocery store.
The owner or operator of such a property can be legally responsible for the safety of others while on the property. This includes residents, visitors, employees, and other individuals on the property. Slippery floors, uneven sidewalks, broken stairs, and poorly lit walkways are all examples of potential hazards that property owners should keep properly maintained to avoid injuries. Many injuries can occur from such an accident including:
When an owner fails to take reasonable steps to prevent, warn or correct a dangerous property condition, and a guest is injured as a result, the injured party is entitled to compensation for damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, future care costs, loss of consortium and other losses. If you or someone you know has suffered a slip and fall injury call Malone, Tauber & Sohn P.C.