Injured In A Slip-And-Fall Accident?
Slip-and-fall accidents on stairs are very common. Many staircases that appear safe are not. That is one of the reasons why there are so many safety and building codes regulating the height of risers, depth of tread and specifications of handrails.
Even when properly designed and installed, stairs must be maintained in good condition in order to remain safe for use. Worn, cracked or improperly marked stairs can cause a serious fall. Debris on stairs or even improper stairway lighting can lead to a very dangerous situation. Falling down stairs can cause extremely severe injuries, including head and brain injury, back and spinal cord injury and even death.
If you suffered a serious injury in a fall down steps or stairs — or a slip-and-fall accident of any kind — we can offer you an honest evaluation of your premises liability case in a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.
How We Work To Build Your Case
At the Law Offices of John J. LaCava, LLC, in Stamford, our attorneys handle serious and fatal accidents on private and public premises throughout Fairfield County and across Connecticut. This includes slip-and-fall accidents on slippery surfaces caused by ice or spills and trip-and-fall accidents due to sidewalk or walkway defects and obstructions.
It may be necessary to enlist the services of experts in order to prove a premises liability claim in a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident. We can help you find professionals who can determine whether fire and safety code violations may have caused your accident.
The age of the building in question is important. Any new or recent construction is almost certainly required to comply with fire and safety codes. Older buildings, however, may be exempt under a “grandfather clause.” As you can tell, these cases can be complex. Your rights and interests may best be served by consulting an experienced lawyer as soon as possible following a slip-and-fall accident.
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