Slip & Fall

Landowners or lessees can be liable for slip and fall injuries if they are negligent. This means they must do what a reasonable person would do in the circumstances. This is somewhat vague. However, it is exactly what juries must decide in these cases. Additionally, the injury victim has an obligation to keep a look out for where he or she is going. If the plaintiff did not properly look where they are going the landowner or land possessor may not have to pay the victim.

However, if a landowner knew the victim would be preoccupied, therefore not able to keep a lookout, like if it was dark, the victim may win.

If the owner violates code, like a local building code, the violation of the code may establish negligence.

If you have an injury claim contact us at Ackerman Law office. We are confident in our ability to win, so we take these claims on a contingent fee basis. We offer free initial consultations. All of our clients get prompt action and personal attention. See what our clients have to say on our Client Reviews page. Our blog is at Springfield Injury Lawyer.

Client Reviews

"Very good experience. Will reach out to you for personal matters if I ever need to. I am happy to recommend you and to speak positively of my experience." Thomas
"Jim and his staff were very professional. He was exceptional about keeping me informed. He was very thorough and down to earth. He felt more like a friend than an attorney. I was very pleased." Creg
"My experience was pleasant and professional. My needs and concerns were addressed and resolved. I would recommend this law office to family and friends." Betty
"Very good, kept me updated on progress." Gregg
"Great experience! I got the facts I needed to help regarding the accident I was involved in. Jim was very helpful in leading me in the right direction to proceed with her insurance company." Lori Phillips
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