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Rising to the challenge in slip-and-fall cases

On Behalf of | Jan 25, 2019 | Slip-and-fall Accident Injuries |

Proving a slip-and-fall accident is the fault of another person, or business, can be challenging.

For one, even generally honest and upstanding people are going to be reluctant, for a lot of reasons, to admit that they are at fault when someone falls on their property. After all, they may just not want the headache of the liability involved. Likewise, the owner’s insurance companies may be reluctant to a pay a person’s slip-and-fall claim.

Moreover, these cases can present legal challenges as well. For instance, it may not always be easy to prove that a property owner knew, or should have known, about a dangerous condition on the property that contributed to a slip-and-fall. In other situations, the owner may be able to argue that the dangerous condition was simply not in the owner’s control.

At our law office, we understand that getting compensation for Northeast Wisconsin victims of slip-and-fall accidents involves our rising to meet several challenges.

We handle a variety of slip-and-fall cases. In our over 70 years of combined experience, we have seen a lot of fall cases in which what may have at first seemed like a mere accident or even clumsiness on the part of the victim be in fact caused by a property owner’s negligence. By way of example, we’ve handled cases involving elevators that were not leveled properly and steps that were not built to code.

Slip-and-fall accidents are often far from minor incidents, and they can even lead to catastrophic injuries to one’s spine or brain. We conduct a thorough investigation on behalf or all of our clients in our effort to get them the compensation they will need to put their lives back in order after a serious fall.