If you have suffered an injury due to a slip and fall, you may be eligible for receiving monetary compensation.
In order to be successful in a slip and fall case here in Utah; generally, you will be required to prove two things; You have to show what’s referred to as notice and opportunity.
An example of this would be to imagine that you're shopping at the grocery store. You're minding your business walking down the aisle picking out your groceries and someone in front of you, just around the corner, knocks a jar of pickles on the floor. Two seconds later, you walk around the corner, slip on the wet floor and fall resulting in injury. The law may protect the grocery store in that scenario. There is really nothing the store owner or management could of done to prevent the accident or your injury.
First the grocery store didn’t have notice that that mess had been made. Second they weren’t given a reasonable opportunity to clean it up. So in a slip and fall case we have to show those two things. First, that they had notice of the situation and second, that sufficient time passed and they failed to remedy the situation.
With that said, slip and fall cases can be among the most difficult to win. However, McMullin Injury Law, PLLC has the experience and knowledge to fight hard for you case.
Some of the most frequent conditions that lead to an accidental slip and fall are:
- Wet Floor
- Damaged Flooring
- Poor Lighting
- Unsafe Stairways
- Unnecessary Clutter
When you're involved in a slip and fall accident, the injuries may vary in severity. Among the most common injuries sustained in a slip and fall are: injuries to the spine and brain, broken bones, bruises or in the worst case, death. A lawyer can help you determine if you are eligible to file a claim against the irresponsible property owner.
Slip and fall cases that cause damage, do not automatically guarantee a successful personal injury claim and when searching for a Personal Injury Attorney it is important to select a injury lawyer that is trained to help you determine who is to blame for your injuries and help you recover for the damages resulting from the fall.
McMullin Injury Law, PLLC is a law firm with experience and knowledge in slip and fall cases and can help determine who, if anyone, is at fault for your injuries.
If you have suffered a slip and fall injury, in St George, you should hire a lawyer familiar with slip and fall cases that can negotiate or litigate your claim and obtain a just, reasonable and adequate compensation.