While it sounds ridiculous, slip and falls can result in some very serious injuries which is why it is a commonly practiced area of personal injury law. Additionally, slip and fall injuries tend to happen when another person was careless about maintaining the safety of a sidewalk, stairwell, or even inside of a store.
Overall, slip and fall injuries are more common than you think. So to help those suffering from an injury after a slip and fall, below are our Top 10 Law Library Articles.
- Slip and Fall Accidents
- Indoor vs. Outdoor Slip and Fall Claims
- Slip and Fall Injuries on Government Property
- Defenses Against Liability for Slip and Fall
- Effects of Comparative Negligence on Slip and Fall Cases
- When Property Owners are Liable for Slip and Fall Injuries
- Slip and Fall Injuries at Work
- Slippery When Wet Sign Claim
- What Should Property Owners Do After a Slip and Fall Injury?
- Ultimate Guide to Slip and Fall Lawsuits
Here is the start of everything you need to know about a slip and fall injury. What laws apply? What are some common causes? When is another person responsible? How do you deal with a slip and fall claim if you were sued?
This article covers the difference between an outdoor and indoor slip and fall claim. While it sounds simple, there can be a big difference. For example, would the owner of the property be responsible for the claim if you slipped on a sidewalk in front of their store? Find out, here.
This article covers a wide range of possibilities. Like slipping and falling in a post office to hurting yourself on a public sidewalk. There are many places where you can hurt yourself on government property, and despite the red tape there is a way to get the compensation you deserve.
While it might seem like a slip and fall claim is hard to beat, there are actually many possible defenses that you can rely on. While there might have been a puddle of water on the floor of your store that you should have cleaned up, maybe the plaintiff was looking at their phone at the time? If they were paying attention while walking, then maybe they would have been able to easily avoid it? Read more here for more examples.
What is comparative negligence? How does it apply to a slip and fall claim? On top of that, does your state use comparative negligence to make sure the plaintiff also takes some of the blame? Or do they use it to completely deny the plaintiff any compensation if they had a big part of the blame? Find out here.
It’s not always clear when property owners are responsible for a person slipping and falling. If they left a puddle on their floor and didn’t warn you or try to clean it up, but they knew about it, then it is clear that they would be at fault. But what if they didn’t know about it? What if you slipped at their entrance, because it was icy due to a recent snowstorm? Where does their responsibility start and end? Read more about it here to find out.
What do you do if you slipped and fell on the job? While workers compensation can apply, what if you were off your work property? What if you were making a delivery and the owner of that property put you in a situation where you slipped and hurt yourself? Who is to blame then? Find the answers, and more, here.
Everyone has seen those “Slippery When Wet” signs. But what if you still slip and fall even after you saw the sign? Does that prevent the property owner from being liable? To find out if a slippery when wet sign is the ultimate defense to a slip and fall injury, read on.
The steps you take after an incident like a slip and fall injury can help your case or make it worse. It’s important to take the right steps and make sure you set yourself up for a strong defense. Click on the above link to find out what you should do right after someone is injured after slipping and falling on your property.
Finally, if you are looking for the one place that will have all of the answers, then check out our Ultimate Guide to Slip and Fall Lawsuits. The Ultimate Guide is a series of articles in our Law Library that covers everything from what qualifies as a valid claim, defenses you might have, and what sort of compensate you can anticipate.