Property owners must keep their property free from defects to keep you safe when lawfully on their property. That means if you fall on a defect that the owner knew, or should have known about, you may entitled to compensation from the property owner. This is especially true if you are on commercial property, like a business, for a valid purpose.
Slip and falls, or trip and falls, are tricky cases, and must be handled appropriately from the beginning. It’s important that you contact an injury lawyer quickly to get your case moving forward in a timely manner to ensure the property owner doesn’t make changes to the property before a claim is filed. Having a trusted personal injury lawyer on your side will help you understand your rights as a visitor on someone else’s property.
As is often the case, business will attempt to blame you for your injuries and it’s important to know and understand how to fight back against these allegations. Knowing the property owner’s duty to protect you is your best defense. Let Siegel Injury Law do the work on your case.