Experienced Slip & Falls Lawyer Securing Compensation for Pittsburgh Personal Injury Clients
Property owners are required to maintain safe premises for everyone that visits their space. Failure to do so can cause dangerous conditions resulting in slip and fall injuries. If that happens, the property owner may be liable for compensation. We help many clients every year file personal injury claims and get the compensation they need to recover and move on with their lives.
What Constitutes a Slip & Fall Accident?
Regardless of conditions, all people are expected to be careful walking and be aware of their surroundings. A true slip and fall accident is one that should have never occurred in the first place if someone was exercising reasonable caution. In order to prove negligence, it is our job to demonstrate that the property owner knew or should have been known about the danger and fixed the situation to prevent injury.
Common Slip & Fall Accidents
Obviously there are many conditions that can cause slip and fall accidents, but some of the common ones we’ve helped clients with include:
- Broken concrete in parking lots, sidewalks, etc.
- Spilled liquids
- Holes in the ground
- Broken stairs, ramps or handrails
- Irregular flooring that is difficult to see, such as sloping
- Exposed wiring
Why Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?
It can be tempting to file a personal injury claim yourself, but slip and fall liability is notoriously difficult to prove. A good opposing lawyer will argue that it is your fault you were injured because you didn’t pay close enough attention to your environment. We have the knowledge and methodology for proving property owner negligence that only comes with years of experience litigating such cases.