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When you walk onto someone else's property as a client, customer, or guest, you expect a safe environment. Property owners must regularly check for hazards, such as spilled liquids, broken stairways, poor lighting, etc. If you were put in an unsafe situation in which an accident occurred, then you deserve justice and fair compensation. Our New Britain injury firm can help you obtain both.

Why Choose Our Slip & Fall Accident Lawyers?

  • Attorneys with 24/7 availability
  • No legal fees unless we win your case
  • Award-winning advocacy from our offices in Waterbury & New Britain
  • 1,000s of clients successfully represented

The Law Offices of Brian J. Mongelluzzo, LLC has handled thousands of injury cases and is more than capable of fighting for the compensation that you need. Our firm utilizes a team approach to each case and is known for providing personal attention to each client. There is also no fee unless we win a settlement or verdict, so give us a call today if you've been hurt in a slip and fall!

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Different Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents

Irresponsible property owners can create trip or slip and fall hazards at virtually every turn. The guest or visitor who does not constantly watch their step may find themselves in a painful accident a moment later without warning. It is crucial that property controllers, homeowners, and store managers make constant effort to remove hazards from their property, no matter how it has formed.

Common causes of slip and fall accidents include:

  • Lifted or frayed carpeting
  • Cracked and slippery tiling
  • Uneven or worn steps
  • Stairs without handrails
  • Lack of lighting in dark areas
  • Clutter on the ground
  • Loose wiring
  • Ice on pavement

Who is Most Susceptible to Slip & Fall Injuries?

While everyone can be seriously injured due to a slip and fall accident, the elderly are the most susceptible to severe harm. Accidental falls and the complications arising from them are among the leading causes of death in seniors over the age of 65 in America. With age comes frailty and a tumble that would bruise a younger person could cause an elder to suffer immensely.

Children are also vulnerable to slip and fall injuries. As a child’s body is still developing and growing, a joint dislocation, bone break, or head injury sustained from a trip can become a permanent health condition. Whenever children or elders are present, extra caution must be used by property owners to guarantee everyone’s safety.

Proving Liability in Slip & Fall Cases

When determining who is liable for a slip and fall accident, there are two factors that weigh heavily more than anything others:

  • Invitation: Was the person who fell on the property allowed to be there? An intruder or unwelcome guest might not be able to file a solid claim if it can be shown that they were not supposed to be on the property at all.
  • Duration: How long did the hazard that caused the fall exist? A property owner must be aware of the hazard, or should have been reasonably aware it could exist, before they can be found liable for a resulting accident. For example: If you spill water in a restaurant and slip on it a minute later, you are liable for the accident because the manager or owner would have not had a reasonable chance to react.

Taking Your Slip and Fall Case to Court in Waterbury: Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

When it comes to slip and fall cases, the biggest challenge lies in conveying the full extent of the injuries suffered. Slip and fall accidents can often cause long-term issues such as limited range of motion or an inability to return to your previous work duties. Not being able to work, along with potential medical bills, can bring monetary loss. Our skilled New Britain personal injury lawyers can help you work toward full and fair compensation for your injuries.

Our Commitment to Your Case

We understand the severity of slip and fall cases and work tirelessly to present a convincing and effective claim to the court. Our New Britain & Waterbury slip and fall lawyers are committed to protecting your rights and seeing that you get the proper help you need to recover from your injuries. We are available 24/7 to answer any legal questions you might have. Our knowledgeable Connecticut attorneys do not mind giving out free legal advice. We offer FREE case evaluations in person or over the phone.

If there is no recovery, we won't charge you, so contact us at (203) 663-3695!

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