Many slip-and-fall accidents happen as a result of problems with flooring. If the floor is uneven, slippery, dirty or in a state of disorder, it can present a slipping or tripping hazard to property guests.
Here are a few of the most common floor-related hazards that property owners need to look out for and immediately resolve if they want to avoid becoming liable for a tragic accident:
Any person who owns or maintains a property that others enter and visit must make a reasonable effort to make sure the property is safe. Not only is this the ethical thing to do, but it’s also the property owner’s legal obligation.
Numerous people get seriously hurt because an unexpected property hazard caused them to slip or fall. If an accident occurred and injuries like this happened to you, try to determine if the incident could have been prevented if the property owner had been more responsible. If the answer is yes, you might want to explore your legal rights and options.
Source: FindLaw, “Conditions Leading to Indoor Slip and Fall Accidents,” accessed May 18, 2018
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