A slip and fall accident on someone else’s property may constitute grounds for a premises liability claim—under certain circumstances. Falling down at a grocery store does not automatically make its owner liable for your damages. You must demonstrate that your fall and the injuries that resulted were due to negligence on the part of the owner or manager of the property.
Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries, so if someone else’s negligence led to one, it’s a good idea to get an attorney on your side. At Presley & Presley, LLC, we have handled thousands of claims for injured individuals and their families throughout the greater Kansas City area.
Our team is comprised of seasoned trial lawyers with a passion for obtaining justice for those harmed through others’ negligence, carelessness, or recklessness. We are also intent on making insurance companies act in an honorable fashion when it comes to paying fair compensation in face of serious injuries.
Injured in a slip and fall? Reach out to Presley & Presley, LLC at 816.931.4611 to discuss your situation and options in a free case evaluation.
Property owners have a legal responsibility to provide a reasonably safe environment for those who visit their premises, including customers, clients, tenants, and other invitees. This is referred to as “premises liability,” and is the cause for action in accidents like slip and falls. When a safety hazard that could lead to injuries exists and reasonably could be known of, property owners/managers are expected to warn visitors and repair it in a timely manner. When injuries occur due to an ignored hazard, these property owners or managers can be held legally accountable through a claim or lawsuit from the injured party.
Slip and fall accidents can occur in a number of ways, such as from:
If you slipped and fell because of one of these dangers that you were unaware of, you may have grounds for a premises liability claim. Did you face damages, such as a broken bone, sprain, tissue damage, dislocated back, spinal injury, head, neck, knee, or hip damage? Discuss your situation with one of our Kansas City slip and fall lawyers to determine whether you have a valid case worth pursuing.
Our team prides itself on protecting the rights of those who have been harmed. We bring our determination to hold insurers responsible for full and fair damages to every case. Don’t let an insurance agent pressure you into accepting a fast, deliberately low settlement offer. Turn to our legal team, and we’ll help you pursue the compensation you need to cover all your past and future medical bills, lost wages or income, and pain and suffering.
Our compassionate lawyers are on your side. Call us at 816.931.4611 to schedule a free consultation.
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