Dothan Slip & Fall Attorney
Who is responsible for a slip & fall accident?
When somebody is injured in a slip and fall accident, it is common to assume
that nobody is at fault but the person who fell. While some falls are
the result of the accident victim's own clumsiness or recklessness, there
are cases when another person is responsible. If it can be proven that
your fall was caused by hazardous conditions such as a slippery floor,
dim lighting, a cluttered walkway or uneven stair steps, you may have
grounds for legal action against the owner of the property where your
accident took place.
About Premises Liability in Alabama
Slip and fall
personal injury claims depend on the legal principle of "premises liability." Under premises liability, a property owner can be held legally
liable for accidents occurring on the property in certain circumstances.
Provided that the owner or the person responsible for the premises knew-or
should have known-about the hazardous conditions yet failed to take precaution
to safeguard against accidents, he or she may be held responsible for
If your accident could have been prevented by cleaning the floor, clearing
away clutter, fixing a crack in the sidewalk or even posting a warning
sign, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your injury. An
Alabama injury lawyer from Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers,
LLC can meet with you to review the evidence to determine whether you
have a case. We represent accident victims throughout South East Alabama
and Tri-State Area, including
Dothan, and are ready to fight for you!
Get Help from a Team of Legal Experts
Serving Dothan and Surrounding Areas
You have a much better chance of proving liability and recovering the damages
you seek if you are being aggressively represented by an Alabama injury
lawyer. Our firm has been representing clients in premises liability accidents
personal injury accidents for decades, earning us membership in the Multi-Million Dollar
To prove liability in a slip & fall accident you will need to show
clear evidence that the owner or manager was aware of the potential danger,
or should have been aware of it, and did nothing to remedy the problem.
Property owners and those responsible for maintaining premises need to
be held liable for any negligence that results in serious injury.
The lawyers at our firm are staunch supporters of victims' rights and we
are ready to help you prove liability so that you can seek maximum compensation
for all of your accident-related expenses and other non-economic damages.