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Slip, Trip, and Fall

If you’ve been the victim of a slip, trip, and fall accident, you know the consequences can be detrimental to your health and quality of life. Questions about fault, liability, and what to do next may be last things on your mind right now, which is why hiring the right slip, trip, and fall lawyers in Ohio can help you build the best possible case for your accident.

What is premises liability?

Premises Liability is liability based on a landowner having a duty of care toward guests, customers, employees, and tenants. Common slips, trips, and fall hazards include:
  • Slippery floors due to spills, tracked in rain, mud, snow, sleet, etc.,
  • Staircases and ramps, stairways with broken or loose stair treads or handrails
  • Poorly lit areas
  • Uneven surfaces such as torn carpet, broken tiles, uneven paving stones, potholes, etc.
  • Cluttered hallways or aisles

These hazards are likely to be found in:

  • Retail stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Malls
  • Sidewalks or parking lots
  • Business offices
  • Stadiums
  • Restaurants
  • Theaters

What are some steps to take after a slip, trip, and fall accident?

Seek Medical Treatment. Above all else, your health, or the health of a loved one, should come first. It’s important to see a doctor and get proper documentation of your injuries.
Document Everything. Collect the information of all potential witnesses, take pictures of where and how you fell, and write down what you remember and what you were doing right before the incident happened.
Report the accident. Make sure to report it to the store manager, owner of the building, or landlord of the property where the accident happened. Ask for a copy of the incident report before you leave.
Call an Attorney. An experienced attorney by your side will ensure you have the best outcome for your accident. NRS Injury Law has the experience, track record, and knowledge to handle these cases.

Should I Hire a Lawyer After My Accident?

Yes. By contacting NRS Injury Law, our experienced attorneys will begin by assessing the conditions at the accident site, retrieving relevant security footage, and interviewing potential witnesses. A quick start will help us build the strongest case to win you full and fair compensation.
What can be recovered if I win?
Economic losses which are easy to prove, tangible expenses, and noneconomic damages which are related to the physical and emotional effects of the accident are all examples of losses which may be recovered in your case. Make sure you work with an experienced slip, trip, and fall attorney in Ohio to ensure you receive the compensation you are due for your injury.
Economic losses after a slip, trip, and fall accident include:
Medical bills
Prescription meds
Lost wages
Lost earning potential
Property damage
Noneconomic Damages include:
Loss of enjoyment of life
Pain and suffering
Mental anguish
Loss of consortium
Disfigurement or disability

Call our experienced attorneys today for a free consultation

If you or a loved one have been injured while shopping on a store’s premises, or if you’ve been hurt anywhere where a slip, trip, and fall accident in Ohio may occur, your rights are at stake—you need to seek immediate legal advice. At NRS Injury Law, our Ohio-based personal injury attorneys may be able to help you pursue compensation for the pain and suffering that you have endured. The experienced personal injury lawyers at NRS are highly knowledgeable in personal injury litigation, including slip, trip, and fall injuries. We fight side-by-side with injured victims to make sure they and their families receive compensation for the negligence that caused them to become injured. We will aggressively pursue your case and work to help you obtain the medical care and compensation you need to rebuild your life.
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