Slip and Fall Injuries: A Brief Overview
Everyday individuals throughout the State of Pennsylvania are injured due to slip and fall accidents. Typically, such accidents occur when individuals are harmed due to: wet floors, broken stairways, icy walkways, rough patches of ground etc. Often these injuries occur through no fault of the injured party but leave them in a situation that can be financially, emotionally, and physically problematic. It is essential that those who suffer such injuries are aware of their rights and what steps they can take to alleviate their medical and financial hardships.
Injured on someone’s Commercial or Residential Property: Knowing Your Rights.
In order for a property owner to be liable for injuries you incurred while on their residential or commercial property several factors are considered:
- Did the owner of the property or an employee cause the dangerous condition (such as spilling a liquid without notifying customers or their boss)?
- Was the owner of the property aware of the dangerous condition and did he/she take any action in order to prevent injury?
- Should the owner of the property been aware of the dangerous condition?
If any or all of the above factors pertain to your particular injury then you may be able to recover for damages.
Taking the next step: Ensuring the rights of the Injured
While these incidents can often be a difficult situation to handle due to the financial, emotional and physical burden it places on the injured party, it is important to know that YOU have rights.
The Law Office of Vincent J. Caputo is ready to help you through this process. Please contact us with any question about your or a loved ones specific injury. Our experienced staff and attorneys will ensure that your needs, concerns, and questions will be handled in a professional and courteous manner.