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Slip & Fall Accidents

When you walk into a mall, restaurant, grocery store, or other public premises, a legal duty of care is owed to you in the majority of cases.

The owner is responsible of that building and he or she is bound legally to take the necessary precautions to make certain of the safety of every individual walking on to the premises.

A property owner may deviate from the standard of care when slippery surfaces and puddles are not cleaned up.

When an individual slips on a slippery surface, Here she may have a claim of negligence against the property owner.

They fall on a floor that is slippery can’t be humiliating, embarrassing, and result ultimately in slip and fall accident.

It is crucial to take quick action after you have sustained injuries by a fall on a floor that are slippery.

Attorneys have understanding that you have the likelihood of having a busy schedule, and they are willing to meet with you for an evaluation.

You need to ensure that you do not delay in contacting with an attorney; that is due to the fact you may only have a limited period to file a claim for a slip and fall if your lawsuit is valid.

Legal Duty Owed to Others

Cases involving slip & fall accidents usually hinge on any determination whether an individual legally falls under the definition of a licensee, trespasser, or invitee.

Within the legal world these are terms of art, and major weight is possessed in the determination of the case’s outcome.

There was once a different standard of care, under common law, owed to each of the individuals.

Customers and their offspring, babysitters, spectators, firefighters, job applicants, independent contractors, and police officers are referred to as invitees. For the economic benefit of the property owner, these individuals walk onto the premises.

Instead of for the interest of the property owner, licensees are basically social guests and other individuals who enter the property for their own benefit.

Even mistakenly, trespassers are individuals who walk onto land without the invitation or express permission of the property owner.

Most customers in malls, grocery stores, restaurants, and other places on public are known as invitees.

Essentially, this law means that property owners owe customers a duty of care to clean slippery surfaces up.

A property owner, in places like grocery stores, should understand that customers in the hundreds every day walk down the aisles; at some point, that is foreseeable on the floors for a liquid to be spilled.

A customer could knock over easily onto the floor a soda bottle or other liquid, and an owner of a grocery store has a legal responsibility to clean that liquid up.

If you have sustained injuries in a case of slip and fall, don’t allow corporations to make any attempts to intimidate you, and coerce you into filing an accident report.

It is crucial to recognize that personal injury attorneys for slip & fall accidents commit to support your legal needs.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797.

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