March 30, 2016

Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall AccidentsSlip and fall accidents affect people of all age but particularly the young and the elderly. Property owners have an obligation to minimize risk to other people visiting the property. If property owners fail to take reasonable measures to ensure the premises is safe, they may be held liable for injuries resulting from a slip and fall accident. Some examples of slip and fall accidents include tripping due to poor lighting, falling due to unprotected ledges or stairways, and falls caused by spilled liquids.

In 30% of slip and fall cases the victim’s injuries are significant enough to require medical attention.If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, legal action may be warranted. G. Wayne Van Bibber has experience with accidental injury cases, and can help determine whether financial compensation may be recovered for injuries and damages suffered in a slip and fall accident. We can help determine the best course of action, including filing a lawsuit. The experience at The Law Offices of G. Wayne Van Bibber & Associates, PLLC will also be instrumental in dealing with insurance companies if matters become complicated.