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Premises Liability and Slip and Fall claims

Slip and Fall Lawyer

If you were injured as a result of a slip and fall, you may be left with unexpected and costly medical expenses and damages. Determining liability in such cases can sometimes be complex and trying. Navigating your state’s legal system can be made less daunting with the expertise of a slip and fall lawyer. Many find comfort in knowing that they have a professional to guide them through the process. A Philadelphia slip and fall lawyer from Wieand Law Firm, LLC specializes in Pennsylvania premises liability law and will help define who is liable in your case as defined by local laws.

Many different types of personal injury cases can be classified as premises liability cases, including:

  • slip and fall cases
  • water leaks or flooding, and
  • snow and ice induced accidents
  • inadequate maintenance of the premises
  • defective equipment
  • Hazardous building conditions
  • dog bites
  • inadequate building security leading to injury or assault
  • elevator and escalator accidents
  • swimming pool accidents
  • amusement park accidents
  • fires
  • toxic fumes or chemicals

Premises liability cases include a wide range of fact scenarios. Even slip and fall cases where a hazardous spill that is marked with a warning may fall under the umbrella of premises liability because they involve an unsafe condition onsite. For example, if the warning does not meet standards of visibility and readability). The topic of premises liability is inherently complex, for this reason, many victims of a slip and fall decide to work with a slip and fall lawyer. The guidance of a lawyer experienced in personal injury, specializing in various subcategories of premises liability can help you navigate the complexities of your situation. You will find comfort in knowing that a professional is doing their best to help you get compensated for losses, injury, and damages. 

Statute of Limitations

It is important for slip and fall victims to understand the timeframe to come forward with a lawsuit against the property owner is limited. Depending on the state, you may have around two years from the incident date before you can no longer pursue compensation. Because of this, victims are encouraged to speak with a local lawyer promptly to learn more about their options. As the laws vary from state to state, consider contacting a lawyer from Wieand Law Firm LLC., if your accident occurred in Pennsylvania. The experienced team will work to outline the details of your case following a free initial consultation. Contact Wieand Law Firm LLC. to request a free consultation today.


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