How to try slip and fall cases
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How to try slip and fall cases and other premises liability actions

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Published by MCLE in Boston, MA .
Written in English


  • Premises liability -- Massachusetts -- Trial practice.,
  • Liability for slip and fall accidents -- Massachusetts -- Trial practice.,
  • Trial practice -- Massachusetts.

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Edition Notes

StatementJanet L. Maloof ... [et al.].
ContributionsMaloof, Janet L., Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. (1982- )
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 464 p. :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16597006M
LC Control Number92060439

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  Slip and Fall Cases – Real Life Examples Did you slip and fall at a store and aren’t sure if you have a case? There are times when a slip and fall accident happens in what could be considered a safe property and both parties are at on: East Pinchot Avenue, Phoenix, , Arizona. Slip, Trip & Fall Claims Where you have suffered an accident due to a defective or uneven surface you may be eligible to pursue a personal injury claim. By law local authorities and landowners have a duty of care to the public ensure their premises are in a safe condition. However, many of the slip and fall cases that have gone to trial have led the juries to find the clients 95 percent at fault. Therefore, the clients were able to get just 5 percent of their recovery. Jurors are hard on slip . In slip and fall cases, the property owner (or his or her insurance carrier, as when a homeowner's insurance policy covers a slip and fall accident) may argue that the plaintiff is partially (or totally) responsible for the accident that led to the injuries.

A slip and fall accident can occur in almost any location, from a wet floor in the grocery store to a dangerously uneven sidewalk. Not every situation gives rise to legal liability, but valid slip and fall claims are filed and settled every year. In this section, we'll provide tips on what to expect in different kinds of slip and fall cases -- which typically turn on a legal concept known as.   There are a number of different situations that could lead to a slip and fall accident. In order to prevail with a personal injury claim you must be able to prove that one of the following is true: The property owner of the premises where the slip and fall occurred failed to recognize and remedy a hazardous situation. If the adjuster works for the insurance company of the property owner (when a slip and fall is covered by homeowners' insurance, for example) you can bet that he or she will want to try to poke holes in your claim. whether you had a valid reason for being in the area where the accident took place.   Slip and fall cases can go to trial, or the parties can also avoid trial by reaching a settlement through lawyers or another third-party mediator. Prepare your evidence and establish your case if you seek to win a slip and fall settlement from an accident and : K.