Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in the U.S. and, according to the CDC, one out of five falls causes serious injury, such as bone fractures or head trauma. After a fall caused by a hazardous condition in a public place or on someone else’s property, you have a right to pursue compensation for your injuries. Ofelia Markarian Law Group, PLLC can help.
Contact our slip and fall lawyer in Henderson to learn more: (725) 999-4050.
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Slip and fall accidents can happen in public places or on someone’s private property. Common causes include:
- Slippery floors
- Spills that are not cleaned up promptly
- Irregular walking surfaces
- Loose or torn carpet
- Missing or uneven bricks or floor tiles
- Extension cords, cables, hoses, or wires across walkways
- Unanchored rugs or mats
- Clutter or debris in walkways
- Changes in walkway elevation or level
- Sloped walking surfaces
- Unmarked ramps or steps
- Poor lighting
Property owners and operators in Nevada have a duty to keep their property safe for people who enter the premises. They are required to take reasonable measures to correct any dangerous condition on the property, including slip or trip and fall hazards. When a property owner is negligent and someone is hurt as a result, the victim is entitled to collect compensation for related financial losses and pain and suffering.
Do You Need a Slip and Fall Lawyer?
Slip and fall accident cases can be complicated. The other side will try to claim that you are responsible for your own injuries. Your best chance of recovering full compensation is to have a skilled personal attorney by your side.
If you were seriously injured in a slip and fall accident on a property that is not your own, contact Ofelia Markarian Law Group, PLLC at (725) 999-4050 to schedule a free consultation.