A”Slip and fall” accident causes injuries when a person slips and falls due to a dangerous and/or hazardous condition on property. A slip related injury can also happen without a fall. For example, when someone slips or trips on a defective floor in unnaturally comports his or her body, a twisting injury can result.
If you or a loved has suffered a slip and fall accident, it is critical that you obtain qualified legal representation. Insurance companies and property owners fight slip and fall cases vigorously. Common arguments against your recovery include the assertion that the slip and fall occurred due to your own carelessness and negligence. An insurer or property owner may argue that you should have been more watchful of your surroundings and that your failure to pay attention caused your accident.
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Falls often occur for a variety of reasons, including potholes, uneven sidewalks, wet or slippery flooring, loose rugs, missing steps in the stairway, inadequate lighting in a parking lot or stairway, or icy or slick walkways.
Slip and fall injury claims are typically based on negligence. These cases can be complex. Owners in possesses of property owe a duty of reasonable care to invitees or visitors to make sure that their premises are safe. The injured party also has an obligation to not commit negligence. In the event that the injured party fails to use reasonable care regarding his/her own safety, this may diminish or eliminate his/her right to recovery.
If you or a loved one suffers a slip and fall accident, it is wise to take photographs of the defective condition. Often you can use your cell phone to capture images of the location and condition that caused you to slip and fall.
Trust Our Slip and Fall Injury Team
Life can change in a moment, don’t be a vicxtim twice. You should not delay in contacting an experienced law firm. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident. Ellis and Associates experience slip and fall injury team will pursue every avenue of relief available to you.
We work on a contingency, meaning that we charge clients nothing unless we win compensation for your injuries. Our law firm pays up front the costs involved in taking these types of cases to court.
Call us today to learn more at 800 Mr Ellis.