When someone visits a store or restaurant, suffering severe injuries due to a slip and fall accident is the last thing they expect. Even so, falls are among the leading causes of preventable injuries across the United States. Although older customers are more likely to suffer a fall, these severe accidents can affect all ages.
The general rule is that businesses have a legal duty to customers and other individuals visiting their premises. If you have injuries resulting from a slip and fall accident, you can pursue a claim for compensation against the business owner. However, slip and fall claims and other premises liability cases can raise complex legal issues best handled by an experienced premises liability attorney.
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