Slip and fall injuries can result in significant pain and suffering, costly medical bills, and long recoveries that keep victims out of work. If you or someone you love were injured due to a spill, broken flooring, or some other property hazard, you may be able to hold the property owner liable for your damages.
At Drake Law Firm, our Fresno attorneys represent victims in slip and fall accident lawsuits involving negligent property owners, property managers, and businesses. We have over 100 years of experience in personal injury law and have recovered more than $150 million in compensation for our clients.
Our lawyers can evaluate your accident and discuss whether you may be able to bring a claim for damages. Contact us to request a FREE case evaluation.
If you fall while on another’s property, you may be able to hold the owner of that property, or some other party that controlled the property, liable for your damages based on premises liability.
In California, premises liability is the liability landowners have for accidents on their property that result from negligence. A landowner is negligent when:
That depends. Generally, California law imposes premises liability on parties who own, lease, occupy, or otherwise control a piece of property. Depending on where an accident took place, this could be:
Not all falls that occur on someone else’s property mean that a landlord was negligent. To bring a claim against someone you allege to be at fault for your accident, you must be able to prove that:
Slip and fall accidents can result from all types of unsafe property conditions. Some examples include:
You are not required to have legal representation when seeking a financial recovery of your damages but working with a lawyer has many benefits.
At Drake Law Firm, our Fresno slip and fall accident attorneys leverage more than a century of combined experience to help clients fight for the compensation they deserve. We also work on contingency fees, which means there is NO FEE unless we win.
If you have questions about your legal options after a slip and fall, contact us for a FREE case evaluation. We serve clients across Fresno and the Central Valley.
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