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Slip And Fall Accident

slip and fall signAdvocates For St. Paul Slip-And-Fall Accident Victims

In Minnesota, we have all experienced the surprise of slipping on an icy sidewalk. When a slip or trip from dangerous conditions causes a person to fall down, the potential for serious personal injury is profound. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury in the United States. Other serious injuries include broken hips, broken bones, back injuries and debilitating injuries involving the knees, other joints and limbs.

If hazardous conditions are allowed to remain on a property, the property owner, manager, entity, government agency or person responsible for the property may be accountable for damages in a premises liability claim.

Often, accident victims are not aware that they may be able to hold a negligent property owner accountable for failing to warn of or repair a hazard that the party knew or should have known existed. Some people are concerned about suing a neighbor or a business they care about. In reality, these claims are generally brought against the insurance companies. If you have suffered injury on someone else’s property, you owe it to yourself to learn your rights.

St. Paul Trial Lawyers Dedicated To Results

At Sand Law, LLC, our lawyers will listen attentively to what happened to you and the extent of the injuries you have suffered. We will give you straightforward guidance concerning your legal options. We fight hard to maximize compensation for our clients.

In slip, trip and fall cases, it is critical to obtain a case evaluation as soon as possible. Many hazards, such as spilled liquids in a store, ice and snow on steps or sidewalks and other dangerous conditions can easily be removed. Even when faulty maintenance of stairs and railings is involved, the hazard is often easily fixed. Obtaining evidence and building a case is best served through prompt action.

Common Conditions

Slip-and-fall accidents occur far more frequently than most people realize — and they can occur just about anywhere.

Common dangerous conditions leading to these accidents include:

  •  Wet floors in stores, bars and restaurants

  •  Uncleared snow and ice on sidewalks, in parking lots and on staircases

  •  Uneven pavement or loose carpeting

  •  Poorly maintained or improperly lighted stairwells

  •  Faulty railings

Contact an Experienced St. Paul Slip and Fall Accident Attorney

Our attorneys are dedicated to proactively investigating and building strong cases for trial. We are well-prepared to help you recover compensation to cover the cost of past and future medical bills, lost wages and other damages when unsafe conditions are negligently left on a property, leading to a slip-and-fall accident.

If you have suffered injury due to dangerous conditions on someone else’s property, we are here to help you obtain the full and fair compensation you deserve to cover your losses. To arrange a confidential case evaluation, call our offices in White Bear Lake or downtown St. Paul at 651-291-SAND (651-291-7263) or send us a message online. There is no fee unless we win.