Slip & Fall Accidents
When an injury occurs to a visitor on another person's property, the owner of the property may be responsible if the owner failed to maintain the property in a reasonably safe condition or failed to warn of dangerous conditions on the property. If you have been injured in an accident at a home or business, you may have claim for the cost of your medical bills, lost earnings or pain, disfigurement, emotional distress or permanent injury you have suffered.
In cases involving slip and fall accidents, the burden is on the injured person to prove the property owner either failed to maintain the property, created an unsafe condition or knew about the hazard but failed to warn visitors. Most cases require the injured person to demonstrate that the owner knew or should have known about the dangerous conditions. Claims are often denied by insurance companies that claim the hazard was open and obvious to the injured person or that the injured person was not paying attention to the surroundings.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident in North Alabama area, which you believe is due to a property owner's negligence, we'd like to hear from you. Call 256-536-0770 or contact us online for a FREE consultation.