Slip, Trip and Fall Accidents

by dustin on August 6, 2012

“Slip, trip and fall” is a name for situations where a person is injured by slipping or tripping and falling due to a dangerous or unreasonable condition on the premises. The fall can happen inside or outside of the property, and be caused by conditions such as a wet floor, bad flooring, poorly lit steps, a slippery sidewalk, a weather related situation, escalator, elevator, swimming pool or any hidden hazards.

Slip, trip and fall accidents are by far the most common type of premises liability cases in which property owners and businesses have a duty to provide a safe environment for people on their property. Accidents can result in serious injuries such as broken bones, back injuries, head trauma or a fatality.

Hazardous conditions related to premises liability claims include:

  • Fluid on a floor from spills or leaking equipment
  • Hazardous conditions created or not maintained by the property owner
  • Improperly secured mats and rugs
  • Hidden drop-offs
  • Pot holes

A property owner may be liable for the injury of a visiting person under the following circumstances:

  • If there is a failure to maintain the property by the owner, or owner creates a condition that may result in injury or damage to another’s property
  • If the owner knows of a danger and is aware that others will come onto to his or her property, but does nothing to eliminate the hazard, erect barriers, or warn others of the condition
  • If the owner’s actions – or inactions – cause damage to his or her neighbors’ property


If you’ve been injured in a fall, your well-being comes first. Your rights are next. The Kansas slip, trip and fall attorneys at DeVaughn James, LLC bring more than 30 years of experience representing victims of slip, trip and fall injuries. Our attorneys have successfully represented and fought for clients in numerous slip, trip and fall cases that resulted in large verdicts and settlements. 

Our lawyers will fight until the end to make sure you receive full compensation for your losses. We will go to trial or take on major corporations and insurance companies if necessary. Let us take care of every detail so you can concentrate on the most important part – your recovery.

Please remember that it is vital to act swiftly after you’ve been injured to gather essential evidence and to address other important factors. Call today for a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers about your slip, trip and fall injury claim: 1-877-309-5857 (toll free) or 316-977-9999.

Based in Wichita, Kansas, the personal injury lawyers at DeVaughn James, LLC represent victims with slip, trip and fall throughout the entire state of Kansas and Oklahoma.  The personal injury attorneys at DeVaughn James, LLC have successfully recovered slip, trip and fall cases against huge retailers, grocery stores, box stores, negligent home owners, governmental entities and careless retailers.

 

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