Premises liability is the legal term for the type of claim filed when a person is injured on the property of another party. The property could be a business such as a retail establishment or a restaurant or it could be a private residence. Premises liability claims are often referred to as "slip and fall" claims or "trip and fall" claims.
Slip and fall injuries are often serious and can result in lost wages or even permanent disability. The most important thing you can do after you have suffered a slip and fall injury in Mobile, Alabama is contact one of the experienced premises liability lawyers at Long & Long. Call (251) 432-2277 for a free review of your case.
What Causes Slip and Fall Accidents?
Some of the most common causes of slip and fall injuries include:
- Poor lighting
- Wet surfaces
- Uneven floor mats
- Insufficient railings
- Unmarked obstacles
Our premises liability lawyers will investigate the circumstances of your slip and fall incident, they will work with insurance companies, and they will help you determine who is liable for the consequences you were forced to suffer.
Our experienced attorneys will show that the owner or manager of the property where you were injured failed to correct the obstacle, failed to warn you about the obstacle, or failed to notice that the obstacle was present on their property.
If you have suffered a slip and fall injury in or around Mobile, Alabama, contact Long & Long online or call (251) 432-2277. Handling a slip and fall claim without the aid of an experienced premises liability attorney may result in an inadequate settlement. Our Mobile and Baldwin County, Alabama, lawyers are ready to defend your rights and help you recover the compensation you deserve.