Slip Fall Premises Liability

Premises Liability/Slip and Fall Lawyer in Indiana

Slip, trip, and fall accidents are a more common cause of serious injury than many people realize. In fact, falls send more people to emergency rooms than car accidents, and kill almost 25,000 people per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. They are the leading cause of death on the job, the most frequent cause of death in people over 65, and the third most frequent cause of accidental death overall.

Many of these falls and resulting injuries and deaths could be prevented. People often slip, trip, and fall because of a hazardous condition that was either caused by the owner of the property where the accident occurred, or that the owner allowed to exist or failed to fix. Law requires property owners or those in control of a property to keep their premises in safe condition. If the person or entity responsible for maintaining the premises causes or allows a hazard to exist and it causes someone to fall and be injured or killed, that person (or the family of someone who has been killed) is entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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How Our Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help

If you or a family member has been hurt in a fall caused by someone’s negligence, it is in your best interest to consult a seasoned premises liability attorney. The attorneys at the Alvarez Law Office in Crown Point, Indiana, with more than 60 years combined experience, have been successful in winning hundreds of slip, trip, and fall and other premises accidents in Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area. To prove owner negligence, we will need to determine

  • How the condition that caused the accident came to exist
  • How long the condition existed
  • Whether the property owner knew about the condition
  • Whether the property owner violated any laws, codes, regulations, laws, or common safety practices
  • Whether there have been other similar accidents on the premises
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We've Recovered Billions for Clients

  • $15 Million Semi-Truck Accident
  • $8.5 Million Semi-Truck Accident
  • $4 Million Steel Mill Explosion
  • $3.55 Million Injured Tradesmen/Steelworker
  • $3 Million Prescription Medical Defect
  • $2.5 Million Amputation in Illinois

Conditions That Cause Falls

Some of the hazardous conditions that can cause fall accidents include:

  • Wet floors
  • Poor lighting
  • Sidewalks made slippery by irrigation systems
  • Uneven sidewalks, often caused by roots growing beneath them
  • Torn or uneven carpet
  • Trash or debris on a floor or sidewalk
  • Staircases with missing or broken steps
  • Staircases lacking handrails

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