Chicago Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer
Injured in a Trip and Fall Accident?
A trip and fall accident can take place when a product falls off a store shelf. It can occur when a crack of as much as 3/8th inch rises in a walkway. It can happen where stairs are uneven. The injuries can be serious as the walker moving with considerable momentum plunges suddenly to the floor. Such injuries could include sprained and broken limbs, head injuries, back injuries, traumatic brain injuries and
spinal cord injuries. If you have suffered a trip and fall accident, you may be due compensation. You are urged to contact a
Chicago personal injury attorney.
Duty of Care to Prevent Trip and Fall Accidents
Trip and fall accidents may happen in apartment buildings, stores, schools, streets, malls, restaurants, and sports stadiums. The owners and managers of such facilities have a duty of care to visitors to prevent these accidents. If a store product falls to the floor, the store management has a duty to pick up the product within a reasonable time after observing it. In the case of cracks in walkways, there is a duty to regularly inspect for such dangers and to initiate speedy repairs. Until the repair is made, the management needs to post warnings such as yellow tape or sawhorse barriers. Where owners and managers fail in their duties, they are liable for injuries that result.
Trip and Fall Accident Attorney in Chicago
At Steven J. Morton & Associates Ltd.. we provide aggressive advocacy to clients suffering from trip and fall accidents in the Chicago, Illinois area. Our purpose is to see that our clients get all compensation they need to recover and resume their lives. This compensation may include medical bills, hospital bills, loss of income, rehabilitation expenses and pain and suffering.
We are a small but seasoned law firm with over 60 years of combined legal experience. We have won thousands of settlements for our clients worth millions of dollars. Our clients pay no costs or fees until a recovery is made. If you have been injured in a trip and fall accident, we urge you to contact us 24/7.
Contact a Chicago Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer at the firm for zealous representation.