FRESNO SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

Injuries resulting from Fresno slip and fall accidents can be significant, and can result in serious injury, thousands of dollars in medical bills and time away from work. Slip and fall accident cases can occur in a variety of settings, such as commercial, residential or government buildings, and caused by dangerous conditions like wet floors, uneven surfaces or hidden hazards.  When a slip and fall accident occurs, the owner of the property can be held responsible for the injuries and damages sustained. As the owner of the property, they have a legal obligation to ensure that their grounds safe for all patrons.

PROVING LIABILITY

To be legally responsible for the injuries suffered, the injured has the duty to prove negligence. Some examples of this are:

  • The owner or employee of the premises must have caused the spill
  • They must have know of the dangerous surface and done nothing about it
  • The employee should’ve known of the dangerous surface because a “reasonable” person taking care of the property would have discovered and removed or repaired it.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A SLIP AND FALL

If you or someone you know is injured in a Fresno slip and fall accident, it is vital to seek and obtain the following information:

  • Seek immediate medical attention
  • Document the incident with the property owner
  • Gather witness testimony
  • Take pictures of the area

The statute of limitations mandates timely filing of your claim. In California, you have two years from the date of the slip and fall incident to file a claim. If you fail to file in time, you can be forever barred from seeking remedy. Filing a claim early serves the best interest of everyone involved.

FREE CONSULTATIONS

If you live in Fresno and have been injured by no fault of your own in a slip and fall accident, contact our local Fresno injury lawyers for a free consultation.

 

 

May Firm

(805) 500-8335 [email protected]

2530 Professional Parkway, Suite A, Santa Maria, California, 93455

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1775 Fulton St #101, Fresno, California, 93721

May Firm

(661) 244-9712 [email protected]

5500 Ming Avenue, Suite 390, Bakersfield, California, 93309

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(562) 800-0529 [email protected]

853 Atlantic Avenue, Suite #201, Long Beach, California, 90813