Premises Liability- Slip and Fall Cases
What Do I Need to Prove to Have a Successful Slip and Fall Case?
In order to be successful is a slip and fall case you must prove the following elements:
- First, the victim must show that you have an injury. In order to recover in a slip and fall case you must show that have damages (injuries).
- Second, the victim must show causation. Once the victim shows that they have been injured they must then prove that a dangerous condition on the property directly caused the fall and resulting injury.
- Third, in order to successful in a slip and fall case you must demonstrate that the property owner actually knew, or reasonably should have known, about the dangerous condition, and: 1) The property owner had the ability and opportunity to correct the problem or warn of its existence, 2) and – The property owner negligently failed to do so.
Another important factor in Slip and Fall cases depends on why you were on the property to begin with. A busy owner owes a higher duty of care to his customers than a property owner who has a guest over.
What Damages am I Entitled to?
- Medical care expenses for treatment related to the fall,
- Wage Loss,
- Pain and suffering damages (physical and mental suffering), and
- Permanent Scarring
Premises liability laws are very complex. It is essential to get adequate quality representation. At The Law Offices of Mohamad H Bazzi PLLC, we are committed to representing clients aggressively and will fight for every dollar that you deserve. We understand how difficult it could be to go through a traumatic event. That is why we will stand by your side and fight on your behalf.
Statute of Limitations
If you’ve been injured in a Slip and Fall Accident, you generally have three years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit against the negligent party for the injuries you sustained.