Slip & Fall

Columbia Slip & Fall Attorney

Injuries from Slips and Falls

A slip, trip or fall can cause serious injuries such as head trauma, spinal cord damage, brain injury, broken bones and deep lacerations. If you were injured in a slip or fall on someone's property, contact a Columbia personal injury lawyer for information on personal injury compensation and the procedures for filing a premises liability claim. This includes private property and commercial property such as shopping malls, supermarkets, movie theaters and amusement parks, along with government buildings.

Premises liability laws allow a person who was injured in a slip or fall on another individual's property to file a claim for damages. This includes compensation for:

  • Hospitalization
  • Medical treatment
  • Rehabilitation
  • Home care
  • Lost current and future wages
  • Pain
  • Suffering
  • Emotional trauma

Slip and Fall Lawyer in Columbia

A property owner is legally required to maintain their property and keep it free from hazards that could cause accidents, such as providing adequate lighting, repairing any potholes and cracks in sidewalks, ensuring balconies and railings are safe, fixing broken or damaged stairs, removing water, oil or other liquids from floors and walkways, and providing adequate security. When a landlord's negligence results in an accident, a claim can be filed with the property owner's insurance carrier for damages.

The Sumner Law Group represents clients that have been injured in a fall on someone's property. We will manage all aspects of your claim and provide effective advocacy when pursing compensation for your injuries. Our firm has many years of experience in slip and fall cases, and can prepare an in-depth claim for damages. A serious injury can affect you physically as well as emotionally and financially. We will take whatever legal steps are necessary to protect your rights to compensation and a fair settlement.

Contact a Columbia slip and fall lawyer for legal advice and assistance is you are seeking personal injury compensation.

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