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5 Common Hazards That May Lead to a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Claim


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11/9/2011
Daniel J. O'Brien
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Property owners have a responsibility to ensure their premises are safe. Failure to do so could lead to serious injuries and the victim filing a Pennsylvania slip and fall claim. Speaking with a Philadelphia slip and fall lawyer can help you learn what legal options may be available.

A slip and fall claim is one of the more complicated types to pursue. Proving negligence of a property owner isn't easy. You will need to establish that a hazardous condition existed, and the owner failed to remedy it.

Here are 5 common hazards that may lead to a Pennsylvania slip and fall claim:
 

  • lack of or poor lighting;
  • slippery floor;
  • debris or foreign objects;
  • broken steps; and
  • standing water. 

These are just some examples of hazards that could potentially lead to an accident, causing serious injuries. If you were the victim, then you may be able to recover damages for the injuries you have suffered.

If you are pursuing a Pennsylvania slip and fall claim, then you will need to provide adequate evidence that shows liability. Consulting with a Philadelphia slip and fall lawyer is the best way to learn what types of evidence are necessary.

Help after Being Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident in Pennsylvania

 

If you have been severely injured in a slip and fall accident, you shouldn't have to suffer and pay for expensive medical bills that were caused by another person's negligence. Contact a Philadelphia slip and fall lawyer today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case - 1-877-944-8396.



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