Slip & Falls

Whether a slip and fall accident occurs at a friend's house, a grocery store, or another property, unfortunately, these accidents occur all too frequently. In certain situations, the property owner may be responsible for an injured party's medical conditions. After the accident occurs, it is important to get medical attention and to preserve any evidence in the event that you decide to move forward with the personal injury claim.

While not every slip and fall accident will lead to a premises liability claim, if you can show that the property owner knew about and failed to remove or should have known about a hazardous condition on his or her property and you sustained injuries from that obstacle, you may be able to pursue a legal claim.

A Lexington, Kentucky slip and fall injury attorney can help you in this situation. You must prove that a slip and fall injury on another person's property was caused by a dangerous condition if you intend to file a lawsuit. The possessor of the property or the owner of the property should have known or must have known about the dangerous condition and failed to remove it in order to move forward with the legal claim.

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Legal Aspects of Slip and Fall Claims

Each case in this realm is based on whether or not the property owner acted carefully enough so that tripping or slipping was unlikely to happen. It must be shown that the possessor or owner knew about the condition, created the condition, or the condition existed for such a length of time that the possessor should have known about it and corrected it prior to the slip and fall incident. In residential situations, landlords may also be held responsible.

In the event that you have recently been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is imperative to consult with a knowledgeable attorney as soon as possible. You may not understand the full scope of your rights without consulting with a lawyer, but a lawyer can assist you with filing your legal claim and recovering compensation. The injury sustained in a slip and fall accident can be serious and may impact you for the remainder of your life. Consulting with a lawyer is the only way to know whether or not you have met the legal grounds for a slip and fall case in Kentucky and to determine the appropriate next steps.

Our law firm knows how a slip and fall accident can leave you with serious injuries. It’s never easy to handle a situation like this on your own when you’re already coping with the serious pain and medical conditions linked to the incident. That’s why our lawyers make an effort to help you from day one so that you can focus on recovery rather than the anxiety associated with a legal claim. We have extensive experience handling these kinds of claims and work hard to recover the compensation you deserve.

Lexington slip and fall lawyers

Spencer Law Group provides comprehensive legal assistance for slip and fall injury claims filed on behalf of victims in Lexington.