In any slip and fall case, it must be proven that the property owner or management knew that a dangerous condition existed and did not act appropriately to remove the risk of a slip or trip. Everything from uneven sidewalks to wet floors can pose serious risks, and if a manager or owner doesn’t post the proper signage or clean up a spill in a timely manner, they leave the door open to someone being hurt on the premises and bringing an injury suit against them. At Halpern & Associates in Los Angeles, we’ve handled numerous slip and fall cases, and can expertly handle yours.
Wet floors can be present in several scenarios, such as a grocery store aisle or an office building entrance. If something spilled in the supermarket and no employee cleaned it up quickly, a customer could slip and fall, seriously injuring themselves. In an office building where several people are coming in and out during the day, moisture can be tracked in, especially on very rainy days. Also on rainy days, if a building’s gutters and downspouts aren’t properly carrying water away from the structure, water can collect on the sidewalk and create a slipping hazard.
If you’ve slipped and fallen and suffered an injury due to the negligence of a property owner or manager, please contact us right away. Wet floors and uneven walking surfaces might seem insignificant, but when they cause injury, the property owner has to be held responsible. Call us today to learn how we can help with your slip and fall case.