Helping You Move Forward After A Slip-And-Fall Accident
Have you slipped and fallen at a grocery store, retail store, shopping mall, gas station, restaurant, bar, hotel or another business? With the help of a dedicated personal injury law firm, you may be able to obtain compensation for the full cost of your injuries. Trial attorney Donald Bedell and his team have been handling these cases for more than 20 years, earning a reputation for success along the way.
Rely on experience and veteran legal skill to help you recover the full amount that your claim is worth. Call our law offices today.
Working To Hold Negligent Property Owners Responsible
Slip-and-fall and/or trip-and-fall accident claims are considered premises liability claims. These are claims against property owners whose negligence led to injuries. Property owners are liable for damages if they acted in some way that resulted in injuries to customers, or failed to take action to prevent injuries to customers. More often than not, slip-and-fall accidents are the result of a store owner or staff failing to take appropriate action and remedy a hazard to customers.
For example, many slip-and-fall accidents are the result of slippery floors. If the accident occurred immediately after a spill and the store had no time to clean the spill, the store may not be liable. However, if the spill was reported by customers or noted by other staff but not cleaned up and then it caused an accident, the store is likely liable. Slips may be the result of spills that should have been cleaned, leaks that should have been repaired, wet entranceways without rugs or hazard signs, and other acts of negligence.
Trip and falls are similar to slip and falls. They may involve boxes or other objects left in aisles and walkways that cause customers to trip, fall and suffer injuries. Businesses are responsible for acts of negligence that occur anywhere on the premises, not just inside the building. Slip and falls and trip and falls on sidewalks and in parking lots may also be actionable. The Law Office of Donald W. Bedell will review your case and help you determine if you have a claim.