If you have suffered an injury due to a slip, trip or fall you should consult with a personal injury attorney concerning that event. Not all slip, trips or falls form the basis of liability against a third party, but many of these incidents are not the fault of the pedestrian or individual who has slipped, tripped or fallen. The Law Offices has represented many clients who were injured as a result of a slip, trip or fall. Whether this occurs on a sidewalk, parking lot, stairs; or whether the fall was occasioned by a slip on ice, snow, a fall from a ladder, or caused by an irregularity on a walking surface, these “simple” slip, trip and fall cases are anything but, simplistic from a legal standpoint.
There are specific legal requirements regarding notice, the type of defect, and engineering concepts, which play an important role when analyzing a slip, trip or fall case. Preservation and gathering of evidence in these cases is crucial. A full understanding of the kinetics involved with ambulation, concepts of conspicuity, lighting, and warnings also play a role in a proper analysis of a slip, trip or fall case. Falls from ladders, scaffolds, or elevated surfaces also need to be analyzed with exactitude in order assure that if you have a right to recovery that your case in handled properly from the start.If you have been injured as a result of a slip, trip or fall under any circumstances you should assure that an attorney familiar with those types of personal injury cases analyzes your potential case. You owe it to yourself to schedule a free consultation.