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Slip And Fall Accidents/Premises Liability Lawyers – Waltham

If you have suffered a slip and fall injury as a result of a property owner’s negligence, you may have a right to receive financial compensation for your injuries. The best way to protect your rights is to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents

Property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain their property safely and reasonably. When property owners fail to maintain and supervise their property safely and reasonably, people can suffer serious and even fatal injuries.

If you need to speak with a Massachusetts attorney about a slip and fall accident, we encourage you to contact a personal injury attorney at Hamilton & Hamilton. Our firm represents clients statewide throughout Massachusetts in a wide range of personal injury matters, including slip and fall claims. To contact our law office, Call our firm at 781-894-8700, toll-free at 866-586-2209, or contact us by mail.

It was a genuine pleasure to have Chris Hamilton as a lawyer in a case involving the accident of a family member. He was thorough, efficient, knowledgeable and extremely courteous. Chris is both a great lawyer and a lovely person.

Reasons Slip and Fall Accidents Occur

Falls on Ice and Snow

A certain number of slip-and-fall accidents are unavoidable. Even the most diligent property owner cannot guard against all possible risks at all times. However a property owner must demonstrate reasonable care for the protection of people who visit their property.

 

Unreasonable ice and snow conditions are frequently the basis for a slip and fall/premises liability lawsuit. If you have been injured while slipping on ice or snow, you may have a basis for compensation. Speaking with an attorney is the best way to determine how to protect your rights.

 

Other Examples of Premises Liability

 

The owner of the property may be required to pay compensation to a personal injury victim if the property owner has negligently maintained or supervised his or her property. Although slip and fall accidents are one of the most common causes of premises liability, there are a number of other causes of potential liability including:

  • Unsafe fire hazards
  • Electrical hazards
  • Other slippery conditions: water/liquids, etc.
  • Poor lighting which aided a criminal in assault or theft
  • Other poor security measures which resulted in assault
  • Swimming pool dangers: lack of a fence or dangerous conditions
  • Unreasonable dangers to children

 

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