Slip & Fall Accidents
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Slip and Fall Accidents
You have a right to expect reasonably safe premises when you visit a property as a customer, client or guest. Slip and Fall Accidents account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits in a typical year. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than 2 million fall injuries each year. Owners, managers or occupants have a legal obligation to make sure they are in compliance, and if you are seriously injured because of dangerous conditions, the owners of the property may be held responsible and should help you get fair compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and other costs related to the accident.
Slip and fall cases have been proven to be a complex area of the law. Thorough investigation of the details and facts that may seem marginal is critical. Finding out the length of time a puddle has been on the floor before an accident occurred, or if the victim was alerted to the danger, can make a huge impact as we expertly begin to build your case.
The owner or manager has responsibility of the property to make sure it is reasonably safe for the people who use it; and this is referred to as “Premises Liability”.
Slip and fall accidents that take place somewhere other than work usually fall into the category of legal cases called premises liability.
In order for you to be awarded compensation in a slip and fall case, the property owner must have been negligent and the injuries you sustained must be directly related to the owner’s negligence. Slip and fall cases can often require extensive legal knowledge to establish who should be held responsible. It is imperative that you work with attorneys that have extensive experience in this area of law in order for you to get the best result for your case.
Getting The Legal Representation You Need
By calling 1-800-411-PAIN, Schwed, Adams, & McGinley, P.A.’s team of expert attorneys can fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve for any injuries you have sustained. Schwed, Adams, & McGinley, P.A. know how stressful dealing with your accident case can be and they want to represent you while explaining your rights clearly and always keeping you updated on your case. 411 PAIN The Law Offices of Schwed, Adams, & McGinley, P.A. strive to help you get proper compensation according to your individual case. Call 1-800-411-PAIN as soon as possible if you or anyone you know has been involved in a slip and fall accident. If you have been injured in an accident, call us directly at 1-800-411-PAIN or contact us now for a call back.