Some Slip And Falls Have Lasting Consequences
Falling may seem commonplace, but a fall can create serious injuries, especially for the elderly or ill. Falls often result in serious joint damage, brain damage and even paralysis. Burt Harriman, Attorney at Law, LLC, believes firmly in the rights of the injured. If dangerous conditions like unrepaired sidewalks or broken handrails caused your injuries, you may be able to get financial help during your recovery.
Our founding attorney, Burt Harriman, has been representing individuals like you for over a decade. At our firm, we leverage this experience and our intensive, detail-oriented work to help hold insurance companies responsible. Reach out to our firm today by sending us an email.
What Is Premises Liability?
If you sustain an injury in a slip-and-fall accident, you will need to petition for compensation through what the legal community refers to as “premises liability.” This term refers to a fairly simple idea: property owners are responsible for ensuring that their property is safe. The legal terminology may be confusing, but we find these examples helpful. A case is generally a premises liability case if your injury is caused by:
- Dangerous unlighted areas, like parking lots or garages
- Broken flooring or stairs likely to cause falls
- Unsecured carpeting or other flooring
In all of these cases, the owner has a responsibility to secure the dangerous situation and has a reasonable expectation of knowing the danger exists. If you are struggling due to a similar situation, speak with our lawyer today.
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