Slip and Fall Accidents
St. Louis Slip and Fall Attorneys
Missouri and Illinois Slip and Fall Lawyers
A business is responsible for making sure their premises is safe for customers. When a business fails to maintain a safe condition on their premises then they are responsible for the injuries of their patrons. Customers who are injured through no fault of their own can be compensated for those injuries.
At Halvorsen Klote, we fight to make the at-fault party compensate you or your loved ones for the pain that they caused. We have helped numerous people recover the maximum amount of damages in their cases. Our personal guarantee: we only get paid, if you win. Contact us today for a free, no obligation case evaluation by filling out our online form or calling us toll free at 877-51-HKLAW (45529).
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Who is Responsible for Maintaining a Safe Condition
Owners of property are responsible for maintaining a safe condition of the property. While property owners cannot prevent every slip and fall accident on their property, they are responsible for using “reasonable care” to maintain a safe condition of the property. When property owners fail to use reasonable care and cause a dangerous condition on the property then they can be held responsible for their negligence.
Some examples of negligent acts by property owners that may result in slip and fall accidents include:
Failure to repair a broken step
Failure to follow building codes
Failure to post warning signs around hazardous condition
Failure to respond to complaints about a hazardous condition
Failure to fix cracked floors
Failure to provide adequate maintenance on elevators
Failure to provide workers with warning signs for posting around dangerous locations
If you or a loved one have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. If you delay bringing your claim you may be prevented for recovering any compensation. Call the slip and fall accident attorneys at Halvorsen Klote at 1-877-51-HKLAW (877-514-5529) for your free consultation.