If you have been injured through a slip and fall accident at someone else’s home or business, and you believe it may be a result the negligence or carelessness of another person, you may be able to file a lawsuit to recover the costs involved to pay for your medical bills, any lost earnings or other pain, disfigurement, emotional distress, or permanent physical disability you have suffered.
Generally speaking, you may have a case if the property owners or employees either failed to maintain the property or created unsafe conditions which caused the injury. The property owner may also be legally responsible if he knew about the dangerous premises or unsafe hazard but didn’t alert visitors or tenants to this fact. Also, how long the unsafe condition was present may have a bearing on your ability to prove your case.
While this may seem to be a simple matter, “slip and fall” law can be complicated and have many subtleties, so it is important to have experienced attorneys looking out for your interests as soon as possible.