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When someone owns property that can be accessed by the public, they have a responsibility to keep their grounds safe. If they don’t maintain reasonable safety, a person could become injured and they may be entitled to compensation. Additionally, someone could slip and potentially succumb to their injuries. The owner, of the place where the accident occurred, may be found negligent and responsible to pay compensation the survivors of the decedent.

There were 19,656 slip-and-fall fatalities in 2005, according to the Center for Disease Control. Some common factors in these deaths include obstructed or slippery walking areas, poorly lit walking paths, stairways without railing, absence of safety signs, and use of unapproved ladders and other equipment.

If you become injured in a slip and fall accident where the property management didn’t take appropriate safety precautions, you may need help in recovering costs from medical bills or loss of wages. Our personal injury attorneys are here to help you through the sometimes difficult process of obtaining your rightful compensation. Read our slip and fall materials and give us a call today for a free consultation.
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