Has a slip and fall accident left you with serious injuries? This type of accident can cause devastating consequences such as traumatic brain injuries, painful neck and spine trauma, torn ligaments, and in some cases, death.
If you believe you may have grounds for a lawsuit,
contact our Kansas City slip and fall
attorneys from Peterson & Associates, P.C.
With a proven history of claims success, our team is well equipped to handle even the most complex slip and fall case.
Slip and fall injuries are often caused by:
The law maintains that public and private property owners are liable to provide a safe, secure, and maintained premises.
Slip and fall liability is often determined by whether hazardous conditions on the property were permanent or temporary. In the case of permanent hazards, such as a broken handrail, property owners are typically held liable because the hazardous situation should have been remedied.
In the case of temporary hazards, such as an icy driveway, slip and fall liability often depends on whether the property owner had ample time to realize and remedy the situation. The victim’s status is also considered when determining liability.
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A person who visits a property can be classified in one of three ways:
Comparative negligence is also considered when establishing slip and fall liability. This concerns your responsibility in the event of a fall compared to the responsibility of the owner of the property. The court will assign a liability percentage to each, which will determine the percentage of damages to be paid by each party.
If you have experienced a slip and fall injury, you may be entitled to receive compensation for expenses related to your injury, such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages. A Kansas City slip and fall lawyer can assist you with your claim and fight for the compensation you deserve.
We offer 100% free consultations, and we only get paid if your case is won.
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