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Slip and Fall Lawyer North Haven, CT

Were you recently injured due to a slip and fall accident? Is the insurance company claiming they had no idea a hazard existed on the property? While you try to recover, the last thing you want to be dealing with is an insurance company.

When a slip and fall incident disrupts your life, you can rely on the slip and fall lawyers in North Haven, CT at the Carter Mario Law Firm to protect your rights. Whether you were injured while shopping at North Haven Crossing or while walking on the sidewalk, you can be confident that our slip and fall lawyers will get you the compensation you deserve. The slip and fall attorneys at our law firm will build your case so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.

Are you worried you don’t have the money to hire a personal injury lawyer? Under our Zero-Fee Warranty, we do not require any retainers or charge any fees until we win your case. To learn more, contact our North Haven, CT slip and fall attorneys for a free and confidential consultation!

Call 203-876-2711 to find out what Carter Mario Law Firm can do for your trip and fall accident. Get Carter! Guaranteed Tough! Guaranteed Fast!

What North Haven Slip and Fall Lawyers Can Do For You

Trial attorneys who build strong cases!

Slip and fall cases are among the most difficult types of personal injury claims to litigate due to the numerous legal and evidentiary defenses available to insurance companies and property owners. With over 30 years of experience, the North Haven, CT slip and fall lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm are fearless litigators who will work to build a strong case on your behalf by:

  • Investigating the facts surrounding your fall
  • Investigate the hazard which caused your fall
  • Identify and obtain repair and maintenance records
  • Locate potential witnesses
  • Obtain surveillance footage, if any
  • Retain expert witnesses such as engineers and medical doctors

We fight to obtain the maximum results possible and that’s why we have obtained over $1 billion in financial compensation for our clients.

Types Of Damages You Can Claim From a Slip and Fall

If you were injured due to a trip and fall, you are entitled to seek financial compensation. Specifically, you can obtain financial compensation based on your legally recognized damages — that is, losses. Under Connecticut law (52-572h), you obtain monetary compensation based on your economic and non-economic damages.

Economic Damages

Economic damages are another way of describing the financial losses you suffered. You obtain compensation for your past and future medical expenses. You can also make a claim for lost wages if your injuries caused you to miss work.

Non-Economic Damages

While economic damages are based on financial losses, non-economic damages are based on losses that do not have an exact dollar value. In short, you are entitled to financial compensation for the physical pain and suffering you endured. You can also claim mental and emotional distress as part of your non-economic damages.

Premises Liability Litigation Addresses Slip and Fall Accidents

Premises liability covers several types of slip and fall accidents, specifically slip and falls that result from holes, liquids, uneven surfaces, and ice are premises liability claims. Due to the complex laws surrounding premises liability claims, it is essential to have a dedicated slip and fall attorney by your side.

What is Premises Liability?

A premises liability claim is tort that can be asserted against a property owner. According to the Connecticut Supreme Court, a property owner must use reasonable care to maintain their property. If you were injured due to a hazardous condition on another person’s property, you may be able to pursue a premises liability claim against the property owner.

Who Is Involved in Premises Liability?

The legal theory of a premises liability claim is that a property owner violated a legally imposed duty to maintain their property. However, the legal duty a landowner owes is not absolute. According to the Appellate Court of Connecticut, the duty a property owes to a visitor is based on the victor’s legal status.

Invitee

An invitee is a person who is on the property for business purposes and is owed the highest duty of care. This generally means customers in business establishments. According to the Connecticut Supreme Court, property owners must conduct regular inspections and provide warning of potential dangers.

Licensee

A licensee is a person who is on the property with the owner’s permission for non-business purposes. This includes visitors and social guests. Unlike invitees, property owners do not have to conduct regular inspections but instead must only provide warnings regarding hidden dangers.

Trespasser

A trespasser is a person who is on the property without the owner’s permission. Trespassers are owed the lowest duty of care. According to the Connecticut Supreme Court, property owners are not permitted to cause intentional harm or engage in willful or reckless conduct.

What Must Be Proved in A Premises Liability Case?

If you are injured in a slip and fall, you must prove the owner had notice of the actual or constructive notice of the hazardous condition. Constructive notice means the hazardous condition was so obvious that the owner should have known of its existence. Under either theory, you must prove the owner had notice and failed to provide sufficient warning or repair the hazardous condition.

What Caused You to Slip and Fall?

Slip and fall accidents occur in a variety of settings. Common causes of slip and falls include:

  • Uneven carpeting
  • Uneven surfaces
  • Cracks and holes
  • Accumulation of liquids
  • Ice and snow
  • Debris or trash
  • Uncollected food or merchandise

Identifying the cause of your slip and fall is essential for building a strong case. 

Common Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can cause victims to suffer a variety of life-altering injuries. Common injuries include:

  • Broken bones
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Lacerations

No matter your injury, our North Haven, CT slip and fall lawyers will fight to get you the compensation your injuries deserve.

Slip and Fall FAQs

If you suffered a slip and fall accident in North Haven, CT, it is natural to have questions. Victims often make the mistake of failing to consult a Connecticut slip and fall attorney. The personal injury lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm always make themselves available to answer any questions their clients may have.

How can I avoid slip and fall accidents on my property?

Inspect, repair, and warn!

If you own property, the law imposes a duty on you to maintain your property for potential visitors. Accordingly, you should conduct regular inspections. Also, you should take steps to repair any defects or provide sufficient warning for potential visitors.

How much does it cost to hire a slip and fall lawyer?

No legal fees unless you win!

If you were injured in a slip and fall in North Haven you do not have to pay any upfront legal fees. The slip and fall attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm work on a contingency fee basis. This means you only pay a legal fee if we win your case in court or negotiate a favorable settlement.

How long do I have to file a slip and fall accident claim in Connecticut?

You only have two years to file a lawsuit!

Under Connecticut law (52-584), a personal injury victim only has two years to file a lawsuit. The clock starts ticking beginning from the date of the accident. This is why it is essential for you to retain the services of a slip and fall attorney in North Haven, CT immediately after your slip and fall accident.

Is the fact that someone warned an employee of a store about a spill important?

Evidence of notice can make your case!

Absolutely! A store employee who had knowledge of a spill can serve as powerful evidence of actual notice. Our North Haven, CT slip and fall attorneys will work tirelessly to identify and interview any store employees who may have had knowledge of the spill.

Can a building owner’s violation of a building code ever be used to help a plaintiff win a slip and fall case?

A violation of a building code can help your case!

If a property owner violated a building code, they cannot be held to be negligent per se. However, the violation of a building case can still be helpful for your case. In short, the violation of a building code can serve as evidence of negligence.

If someone falls on a broken piece of a city sidewalk and is injured, can they sue the city?

Cities can be held liable for poorly maintained sidewalks!

Generally, it is difficult to sue local governments due to the numerous immunity defenses they can raise. Connecticut law (13a-149) allows local governments to be sued for improperly maintained sidewalks. However, written notice of the claim must be provided to the local government within 90 days following the fall.

Can someone receive compensation from a store where they were injured in a slip and fall accident?

If you were hurt from a fall in a store, you can seek financial compensation!

A victim who suffers a fall in a store has a strong legal claim. Assuming the victim was in the store for business purposes, they are considered an invitee which means they were owed the highest legal protections. The store can be held liable if they knew or should have known of the hazardous condition which caused your fall, and failed to take appropriate action.

Contact North Haven’s Best Slip and Fall Lawyers Today

Are you ready to discuss your slip and fall case? The dedicated legal team at the Carter Mario Law Firm is here to provide you with personalized legal assistance. Contact us today for a free consultation and let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


$17M

Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.

$4M

Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.9M

Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.4M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.

$3.4M

Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.

$3.3M

Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.

$3M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.

$2.6M

Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.

$2.5M

Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

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    A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

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    Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

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    Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

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    We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

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    Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

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Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!




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