According to the National Floor Safety Institute, a slip and fall occurs every eight seconds and 55 percent of all slips, trips and falls is directly caused by the floor. As a person who may be visiting a retail store, restaurant or office you should be protected from dangerous conditions such as liquid or other contaminant accumulation on the floor or cracks in the flooring surface.
Outside of slips, trips and falls, a structure on the premises may be deteriorating or some item or fixture may not be adequately secured which can also cause you injury. Once again, you should be protected from these dangerous conditions.
Premises liability often result in severe and debilitating injuries that lead to long-term medical costs and rehabilitation. During the rehabilitation period, you may be unable to work and provide for your family. Additionally, you may not ever be able to enjoy activities and hobbies that you were able to before your incident.
Premises liability claims can be difficult and may require an expert opinion in support of liability and damages. You will need aggressive and experienced representation to assist you in your claim to maximize your recovery. Speak with the attorneys at Hill | Perez, P.C. today for a free consultation.