If a person has been injured on property open to the public, the property owner may be liable for injuries caused due to their employee’s negligence. Negligence is generally defined as the failure to act with a reasonable degree of care. To prove a case of negligence, one must establish that the property owner did not provide a needed degree of care and this caused the injury.
Common occurrences of slip and fall cases involve liquid or debris on floors of businesses open to the public. Generally, one must show the business owner or manager placed the substance on the floor or should have known it was there. If you believe that a property owner failed to maintain his or her property in a reasonable manner and that failure caused injury to you, you should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. For this and more information on slip and falls and personal injury click the link below.