Premises Liability - Slip and Fall

f you slip and fall due to a property owner’s negligence, you have legal rights to compensation for your injuries. At the Bershtein Law Center, we can help you get the maximum amount of compensation for your pain and suffering, medical costs, and lost wages. We’re experienced at quickly addressing claims, and we’re here to help you hold landowners accountable for their negligence.


What Are Landowners Responsible For?:

A landowner can be held responsible for your slip and fall injuries if they fail to warn you of dangerous conditions that they’re aware of, or should have known existed on their property.

Property insurance companies may try to make sure you recover as little as possible for your injuries after a slip and fall. Our experienced slip and fall lawyers know insurance company tactics and we’ll fight for the money you’re owed. Property owners also can be held responsible for:

  • Failing to maintain safe conditions;
  • Failing to inspect the premises;
  • Failing to ensure there was adequate staff training and supervision;
  • And countless variations of these issues.


Slip and Falls Claims:

Slip and Falls are one of the most common types of premises liability cases. Slips and falls can take place inside a building or outside on a property. Snow and ice are a common culprit of slips and falls that occur outside. Property owners are required to maintain their parking lots and sidewalks. However, they are allowed a “reasonable” amount of time to remove snow and ice. For example, if you fall in the middle of a blizzard, the property owner may not be found liable since the injury took place during a storm. 


Some common causes of indoor slip-and-fall accidents are:

  • wet floors;
  • loose or torn carpeting;
  • uneven stairs;
  • missing railings;
  • poor lighting, or;
  • malfunctioning elevators.

Slip-and-falls can lead to serious, life-altering injuries or death. If it can be proven that the owner did not show reasonable care in property maintenance, then he or she could be found liable for your injury and damages. With more than 100 years combined experience, the lawyers at the Bershtein Law Center have significant experience defending clients against negligent property owners. Don’t wait any longer; give us a call completely free of charge at (203) 624-5103 or contact us online to arrange your free consultation.