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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 handle are so confident in our ability to win we handle these claims on a contingent fee. We offer free initial consultations. All of our clients get prompt action and personal attention. See what our clients have to say on our Testimonials page. Our blog is at Springfield Injury Lawyer.

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