Proving Fault In Slip-And-Fall Cases: What is Reasonable?

To prove fault, the injured party must prove that the property owner/possessor did not act reasonably.  To do this, we suggest asking questions like:

  • How long did the dangerous condition exist?
  • Did the person responsible for the property regularly inspect or clean the property?
  • Was there a precaution that could have been taken to eliminate the dangerous condition?

It is also important to make sure the injured party acted reasonably.  If the injured party was somewhere they shouldn’t have been, was acting in an unsafe manner, or ignored warning signs, it is unlikely that they will have a winning case.

If you or a loved one was injured in a slip-and-fall accident, call us at 1-800-669-4878 so that we can review the situation and help advise you on a course of action.

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