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Slip and fall cases are often misunderstood by both the public at large and insurance companies. Some people view slip and fall victims as being at fault for their own injuries, while insurers may be incredulous about the severity of the injuries that victims suffer.
However, anyone who has suffered a slip and fall knows that the injuries associated with those accidents can be devastating and even fatal. Victims can experience anything from broken bones and torn ligaments to spinal cord damage and life-threatening head trauma. Because of the risks associated with slip and fall injuries, property owners are responsible for keeping their premises safe for guests and invitees—but they don’t always uphold that duty.
People can slip and fall due to a variety of factors, including:
Proving liability in slip and fall cases requires at least one of the following criteria to be true:
If you or someone you love was hurt on someone else’s property, the Ohio slip and fall lawyers at Nurenberg Paris are ready to investigate your injury and determine how negligence contributed to the accident. We want to fight to help you get the money you deserve. Call us today for a free consultation.
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