Property owners are responsible for taking reasonable measures to prevent foreseeable health and safety hazards on their premises. If you slip and fall on someone else’s property and weren’t trespassing, the owner is potentially liable for your injuries. A slip and fall lawyer from our team at Speaks Law can review your case and advise […]
What damages are available for slip and fall injuries?
In slip and fall claims, you can typically seek damages for: Medical expenses Lost past and future income and work-related benefits Physical pain and emotional suffering Loss of enjoyment of life Punitive damages An experienced lawyer for slip and falls from our team can explain what damages you may be eligible for and help you […]
Am I eligible for compensation if I was partly at fault for the accident?
North Carolina has a pure contributory negligence system. That means you can only claim compensation for an injury if you didn’t contribute to the accident. For example, you may be unable to seek damages for a slip and fall if you ignored warning signs or weren’t paying attention because you were looking at your phone. […]
You’re not required to hire a slip and fall lawyer, but they can help with your claim. Premises liability law is complicated, and North Carolina’s pure contributory negligence system makes it even harder to prove liability and recover compensation. A Wilmington personal injury lawyer from our team at Speaks Law can: Review your case Gather […]
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