Slip and fall accidents are part of the broader category of premises liability because they tend to occur on someone else’s property as a result of their negligence. The property owner may then be liable for that person’s injury. Such accidents can happen indoors as well as outdoors. Outdoor cases might be caused by ice, rain, snow or other hazards while injuries sustained indoors might be due to a number of hazardous conditions including bad lighting, wet floors or other unattended maintenance issues.
If you have been injured on someone else’s property and feel you are not at fault for your own injuries, your main task in filing a claim will be proving fault. Here is a simple guide to how fault is determined by the law and the court:Continue reading