Whether you’re making a short shopping trip or are going for a run for exercise, you want to know that the sidewalks, paths, floors, and areas where you go are safe. The last thing you want is to slip and fall, to suffer an injury, or to have to spend your day in the hospital.
Anyone who owns a property has the responsibility of taking care of it. Business owners need to be sure that their properties are safe for people to enter, so things like wet floors or icy walkways need to be made obvious with signs and cleaned up as soon as possible. Even those with private properties need to make sure they take care to clear walkways and to prevent hazards from injuring you.
When you get injured on private or commercial property, you may find that you need help with medical expenses, lost wages, or other financial losses due to your accident. The people who were responsible for keeping their premises safe should be held accountable for the injuries you’ve suffered, and in many cases, you can make a case against them to get the compensation you need to help you get the medical care you need.
You can strengthen your case by providing evidence of your injury. If you have photos of the area where you got hurt, have proof of your medical bills or injuries, or can show discussions with the property owner about your injury, that can help you get money awarded to you. Our website has more information on this process, so you can decide how to move forward with your case.