Property owners and managers are responsible for maintaining safe environments for visitors. If they fail to do so, they may be legally responsible for an accident.
If you’ve experienced a slip and fall accidents, a Personal Injury Attorney at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers can help you understand your legal rights. We may be able to help if your accident was the result of…
Objects in a walkway
Any item placed in a person’s walking path is a potential trip hazard. Even small objects can pose serious dangers to people if it is placed or left in a designated walkway or in a location that is normally free from trip hazards.
Unmarked elevation changes or broken steps and platforms
Sudden changes in elevation can cause a person to lose his or her footing. This may lead to a fall. Broken steps and platforms pose a risk for tripping and suffering severe injuries.
Wet, polished, or waxed floors
When a tile, vinyl, or laminate floor is wet due to a leak, spill, or the application of a floor polish or wax, it could be slick, and more likely to cause a slip and fall. Property owners should always post signs warning people of wet and dangerous floors.
Poorly lit walkways can be trip hazards. Normally, avoidable obstacles can become dangerous if a person can’t see them.
A victim of a slip and fall injury may be eligible for compensation if a property owner’s negligence contributed to the accident. If you have questions, you can reach a Personal Injury Attorney at Carter Mario Injury Lawyers anytime at 800-900-6700.