Basics of Slip and Fall Accident Cases
Every year, several people are injured as a result of slip and fall accidents. Should you fall victim to such an accident as a result of the negligence of another, you are entitled to compensation to cover the expense of your injuries and suffering.
Once a slip and fall accident occurs on a premises, the owner can be held liable. However, it is not automatic that you’re entitled to compensation. You must be in a position to prove the following:
All the above matters can be disputed. The property managers can argue that there was no prior knowledge of the existence of a dangerous surface.
This can be disputed since it has no measurable parameters. Generally, the defendant will be required to show that there has been consistent effort in making the property safe. Some considerations to determine whether the property owner should be held liable for your slip and fall accident include:
The answers to these questions go a long way in determining whether you have a legitimate case. Should you require legal assistance, contact Sloat & Nicholson PC, a highly experienced team of attorneys ready to handle your case with the diligence it deserves.
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