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Huntsville Slip and Fall Attorneys Get You Back on Your Feet after a Harmful Tumble

Premises liability attorneys work hard to help you recover from your injuries

You have the right to have a reasonable expectation of safety whenever you enter a public space. It is the responsibility of those that own and manage public spaces to ensure their patrons are unharmed. Serious injuries often result when safety expectations are unmet and slippery conditions are not managed property. The Huntsville slip and fall injury attorneys at Watson McKinney, LLP provide skilled legal representation so negligent property owners are held responsible for the injuries caused by a slip and fall. We help slip and fall victims recover compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and other compensation.  

What to do after a slip and fall accident in Huntsville

In Alabama, the burden of proof falls largely on slip and fall accident victims. This means you need to have solid evidence to show the court why the person responsible for your injuries is at fault for a hazardous condition. Much of the time, slip and fall injuries are due to wet floors that are no longer wet when you go back later to collect evidence. Our Huntsville slip and fall attorneys recommend that you file an accident report with the people responsible for the property and take pictures before leaving the scene. It is also important to seek medical attention right away. Your injuries can be more serious than you feel initially, and the best way to minimize long-term harm is to have a doctor treat you as soon as possible.

Common causes of slip and fall accidents

There are several elements that your Huntsville slip and fall accident attorney must prove in order to successfully litigate one of these cases. The burden of proof falls on you for each of the following elements:

  • Injury — This element means simply proving that you suffered some sort of injury.

  • Causation — You must be able to prove that there was a dangerous condition on the property that led to your injury.

  • Knowledge — Plaintiffs must prove that the property owner knew or should have known about the dangerous condition.

  • Opportunity — Showing that the property owner could have corrected or warned patrons about the dangerous condition.

  • Failure to rectify — You must prove that the property owner negligently failed to do so.

  • Purpose of the property — Different users of property have different reasonable expectations for safety when there. Business invitees are owed the highest expectation of safety.

Contact our Huntsville slip and fall attorneys today for a free initial consultation

You do not have to bear the financial burden of a slip and fall accident injury suffered at a public space or business. The Huntsville slip and fall attorneys at Watson McKinney, LLP are here to help. For a free initial consultation, call us at 256.536.7423 or you can contact us online.

 

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200 Clinton Ave W, #110

Huntsville, Alabama 35801-4810

 

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We serve the following localities: Jefferson County, Limestone County, Athens, Elkmont, Madison, Madison County, Gurley, Harvest, Hazel Green, Huntsville, New Market, Toney, Morgan County, Decatur, Hartselle, Shelby County, and Birmingham.

 

 

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