Illinois Slip & Fall Attorneys
What is a slip and fall accident or injury?
Slip and fall or trip and fall, is a personal injury case based on a person slipping and falling. It is based on a claim that the property owner or entity was negligent in allowing some dangerous condition(s) to exist that contributed to the fall.
What are the most common slip and fall accidents?
Wet or uneven surfaces, and bad weather conditions contribute to many slip and fall accidents and ensuing injuries.
When a visitor on another person’s property suffers an injury in a fall, the property owner or management company could be held legally responsible. The victim and their lawyer must prove that the property owner or property manager’s negligence led to that injury.
In cases involving slip and fall accidents, people must prove that the the property owners failed to maintain the property, that the property owners created an unsafe condition, or that the property owners knew about the dangerous premises but did not alert the visitors or the tenants.
Slip and Fall accidents commonly occur in:
- Apartments and rented homes
- Big box stores
- Grocery stores
- Public spaces – parks, etc.
- Residential homes
If you suffered an injury due to a slip and fall accident as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a lawsuit to seek the fair compensation you deserve. Slip and fall lawsuits help injured victims recover the costs to pay for medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, disfigurement, and emotional distress or permanent physical disability caused from the slip and fall injury.
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