Handling Cases Involving Slip-and-Fall Injuries

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Many people injured in falling accidents are embarrassed or reluctant to bring legal action. What you need to understand is that property owners have a legal obligation to your safety and they are insured for this scenario. If you suffered serious harm because of dangerous conditions, you deserve to be compensated but you may need legal help to secure a fair amount.

At The Wozniak Law Group, P.C., we know that slip-and-fall accidents often cause severe or even permanent injuries. We hold negligent property owners accountable for the physical and financial aftermath of a bad fall. Call us today to arrange a case evaluation. We take cases in Mendon, Milford, Franklin and throughout Worcester County.

Do You Have A Case Against A Property Owner?

Under Massachusetts premises liability law, property owners have a legal duty to the safety of visitors and tenants. We have brought successful personal injury claims against the owners of supermarkets, retail stores, apartment complexes, parking lots and other commercial properties.

Trial lawyer John M. Wozniak, Esq., has obtained notable results in slip-and-fall cases, including a $400,000 recovery for a client who tripped and fell on a staircase in an office building, injuring his head, back and shoulders. Though the building owner had the stair treads removed and replaced in an attempted cover-up, we presented photographic evidence of the deteriorated steps for a powerful "before and after" illustration.

We Welcome All Potential Claims

Your injuries (and your case) may turn out to be more significant than you realized. We represented a woman who slipped and fell outside a restaurant. Her initial medical expenses were minimal ($600) but in fact she had broken her tailbone, which resulted in other complications and a substantially higher claim for damages.

You might have a premises liability claim for injuries from:

  • Snow and ice on sidewalks or exterior steps
  • Spills or squished food
  • Waxed or mopped floors
  • Broken railings or missing handrails
  • Tripping hazards
  • Poor lighting

Our job is to show that there was an obscured or unexpected defect or danger, and that the owner created the hazard or had ample notice and opportunity to cure it or warn people. Our goal is to settle your claim as promptly as possible for the damages you suffered, but we are prepared to go to trial if necessary.

Negligent Security Injuries
We can also assess your possible claims against a landlord, nightclub or commercial entity for assault, rape or robbery enabled by inadequate security. Property owners are responsible for safety measures (locks, surveillance, patrols), especially in high-crime areas, and for extra precautions and security personnel at high-traffic venues and events.

Do You Have A Slip-And-Fall Case?

We will take action if you were injured on someone else's property. For a consultation with our slip-and-fall injury attorney, call 508-422-7121 or contact us online.