Slip & Fall Accident Lawyers in Indianapolis, Indiana
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Taking a tumble on unsafe stairs, slipping on wet tile at the grocery store, falling on an uneven sidewalk outside your local coffee shop or dropping into an unmarked, unsafe hole at a construction site can all lead to injury. Sometimes, a slip and fall lawsuit in the Indiana court system can be the result of one of these injuries.
If you have suffered an injury on someone else’s property due to a slip or a fall, especially because of a hazardous situation within the control of the property owner, then it is within your rights as the injured party to consult with a lawyer.
What is a Slip and Fall Injury?
What Constitutes Premises Liability in Indiana
This level of responsibility for home and premises owners varies according to the kind of guest the injured person is: 1) people who have been invited, such as patrons of a store, 2) a trespasser who has not been invited onto the premises and 3) a licensee, who has permission to be there, but is coming for their own reasons.
Examples of Premises Liability
Understanding Notice in a Slip and Fall or Premises Liability Case
If Injured in a Slip and Fall Incident
- First: Most importantly, if you have been injured in a slip and fall incident, you need to seek appropriate medical care. Waiting to get the help you need from medical professionals can make your injury worse.
- Second: Collect as much information about your incident as you can. Before too much time passes, collect photos and write down a written account of the event exactly as you remember it. Make sure both your photos and your account are clear and accurate.
- Third: Write down the names and contact information of any witnesses, and also record conditions at the time. Is there something on the ground that makes you fall? Insufficient lighting? Poorly marked uneven ground?
- Finally: Contact a personal injury attorney.