This type of case is considered premises liability. “Slip and fall” is a term used to describe a personal injury case where a person slips, trips or falls and is injured on someone else’s property. If you slip and fall in someone else’s home or place of business, you may have a claim agains the property owner. If the person who owns the property is found to be negligent, we can help you obtain a recovery for your medical bills, loss of earnings and pain and suffering.
In order to establish that a property owner knew of a dangerous condition, one of the following must be shown:
- The owner, employee or agent created the defective and dangerous condition
- The owner knew the condition existed and negligently failed to correct it
- The condition existed for such a length of time that the owner should have discovered and corrected it
Keeping good records of the following will assist the attorneys at Petersen Johnson in gaining the maximum compensation for your case:
- Medical/physical therapy bills
- Medication expenses
If you are in the Phoenix area and think you may need a personal injury attorney to help with your claim, set up a free consultation with Petersen Johnson right away.