All Seattle and Washington property owners have a duty to maintain their premises in a safe manner. If you slip and fall or are injured while shopping at a store or while on someone else’s property, you may have a claim against the property owner or business that is responsible for keeping its patrons free from hazards. When you or a family member slip and fall, you need a Washington slip and fall attorney who can help you protect your rights.
If you are injured in a slip and fall accident, make sure that you take the proper steps to document the incident, including notifying the store manager or other personnel of the incident and immediately pursuing medical treatment for your injuries. Most businesses and stores have claims departments or insurance companies that will work hard to deny your claim and try to blame you for their own negligence. You need a Seattle slip and fall attorney who understands the process and who understands the components of a slip and fall case, including proper investigation and assessing the value of your claim.
Slip and fall and premises liability cases commonly occur in public locations such as grocery stores or parking lots, but they may occur in the common areas of apartment complexes or on sidewalks. Our attorneys have also successfully represented Seattle and Washington residents who were injured due to negligently maintained sidewalks or a property owners’ failure to clear ice and snow.
Not all slip and fall accidents are alike and you need a slip and fall attorney who can help you determine the responsible parties and protect your rights. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your slip and fall case.