While most of us will fall numerous times over the course of a lifetime, mostly resulting in little more than some embarrassment, these seemingly minor incidents can have surprisingly severe consequences. Falling, whatever the cause, can inflict severe head injuries, traumatic brain injury, broken bones and even wrongful death on victims, and can happen in any location. Owners of properties in Inglewood and elsewhere in California are required to ensure that their premises are kept free of any potentially hazardous or dangerous conditions, which may potentially lead to an accident. Any hazards arising must be remedied promptly.
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured due to a hazardous condition on someone else’s property, an Inglewood slip and fall attorney from the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg will work tirelessly to recover the full extent of compensation you deserve.
If a hazardous or dangerous condition on somebody else’s residential or commercial property led to you sustaining injuries in a slip and fall accident, the property owner could be guilty of negligence and, therefore, liable to pay you compensation in respect of your injuries, medical expenses, loss of earnings and other associated costs. There is no reason why you should be left out of pocket through no fault of your own while laws exist to protect you.
A slip and fall accident can happen in many ways, with some of the most common scenarios encountered by our personal injury attorneys including:
There are many more potential causes which are not mentioned above, so you are advised to contact our Inglewood slip and fall attorneys as soon as possible if you feel you may be entitled to claim compensation. Remember that there is a strict legal deadline imposed on personal injury claims and, once this has expired, you will no longer be able to pursue the responsible party.
The most important task your lawyer will have is proving liability for your slip and fall accident. Although you may be certain that a hazard has caused your injuries, we must prove definitively that: