Experienced Allentown Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers
Commonly called a "slip and fall" or premises liability case, these instances cause personal injuries when a person slips, falls or trips on a surface. The Brod Law Firm personal injury attorneys represent Allentown, Pennsylvania area clients in these types of cases when the slip and fall was the result of negligence on the part of a property owner or manager. We see numerous claims of slip and fall type accidents in Allentown, Pennsylvania since the area is home to many commercial establishments. In most common slip and fall cases, the victim falls because the surface is unexpectedly slick or irregular. If this unsafe surface was preventable, a negligent property owner may be liable for the injuries the victim sustained. The key is "negligent" property owner. This office receives many inquiries about injuries on business premises in Allentown, but an injury alone is not enough to cause a property owner liable for damages.
We are here to help you now, 24/7/365. You can trust Gary Brod and his team to handle your slip and fall accident with prompt personal attention, top representation and top results. Don't take our word for it as the voice for injured slip and fall victims throughout Pennsylvania for over 30 years. We care. Consider our hard won five star ***** client testimonials, not to mention we have received the highest ratings reserved exclusively for slip and fall personal injury attorneys in the respected lawyer ratings and consumer organizations including AVVO 5 star reviews. Whenever a person is at a restaurant, retail store, or any other public place that is occupied by property owners, those owners have a responsibility to protect the individuals on their premises. When owners fail to ensure a reasonably safe and secure space, the likelihood of visitors to suffer accidents like slipping and falling is increased. If an individual is harmed or injured due to these failures on the part of the owners, he/she could be eligible for compensation, while owners along with any other responsible parties would be held accountable for the breach of their duties.
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Keep in mind that when you make an injury claim or file a lawsuit, its the insurance company that pays your claim or award from a lawsuit, not the actual party involved unless they are a large company who is self-insured.
Most of the slip and fall cases we have occur at:
- department stores
- retail businesses
- indoor shopping malls
- parking lots
The falls can be from ice and snow which should have been removed within a reasonable time period, improper drainage of water, as well as spillages, floor defects, sudden changes in elevation, damaged carpeting, poor lighting, excessively worn or damaged steps and lack of handrails.
To determine whether or not a property owner was negligent and is liable, there are a number of factors that must by considered by our personal injury attorneys. Pennsylvania courts often consider whether or not the owner knew about the unsafe conditions, how long he or she was aware of the problem and whether or not the owner took the necessary steps to correct the problem.
Common injuries sustained during slip and fall cases include minor bruising, arm and shoulder injuries (from breaking the fall) and broken bones to major back, neck and head injuries. If you or a loved one was a victim of unsafe conditions, The Brod Law Firm encourages you to contact our personal injury lawyers in the Allentown area today! Each year, The Brod Law Firm fall down attorneys help Allentown, Pennsylvania victims receive compensation for physical and mental injuries.
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We have been the voice for victim's rights in Allentown for over three decades. Contact The Brod Law Firm today to speak to one of our experienced Allentown slip and fall lawyers. Call Gary Brod anytime at 888-435-7946 (888-HELPWIN) for a free no obligation consultation and explanation of your legal rights. We also have the option of easy phone sign-up process or online and we can begin work today. Even if you are not sure you have a case it will not cost you anything to call for free advice.