Irvine Orange County Premises Liability | Slip and Fall Defense Attorneys
Slip and fall accidents usually involve a person who is injured because they have slipped, tripped or fell due to a dangerous and careless condition that may have been avoided.
Many of these dangerous and careless conditions can take place inside or outside and can be a result of any of the following:
- Wet floors
- Poor lighting
- Bad flooring
- Raise concrete
- Raised carpet
Any of these conditions can take place from a department store, grocery store, parking lot, apartment complex, etc. It is the responsibility of the company and the managing owners and representatives to ensure that these above conditions are prevented. A company and its representatives who are aware of the dangerous and careless conditions and fail to properly make the condition safe are liable for any damages should those conditions result in any type of injury or death. Slip and fall injuries can involve any person but may be common more common in the elderly. Slip and fall injuries can lead to serious injuries such as broken bones, fractures, brain injuries, neck and back injuries, and soft tissue pain.
Both the property owner and injured person may be held responsible for the injury. Several factors are taken into consideration when determining how the slip and fall occurred and who is at fault. If you are involved in a slip and fall accident, you must immediately ask for assistance from the nearest store associate. You should not attempt to get up and walk around, by doing so may result in additional injuries. If you are injured as a result of the slip and fall, you must request that the paramedics be notified to assess your injuries. An incident report must also be immediately prepared by the property owner. Contact us immediately to discuss your situation!