The Michigan slip and fall lawyers at our firm have obtained significant settlements and jury verdicts in a variety of premises liability claims. Under Michigan law, the owner or possessor of property has a duty to make the premises reasonably safe for its invitees. The failure to take proper preventive action often leads to serious injuries. Property owners usually deny responsibility for the negligent practices and we step in to hold them accountable for your injuries.
What Causes Slip and Fall Accidents?
The Michigan personal injury lawyers at our firm handle a variety of premises liability cases, including those resulting from:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Ice and snow, including black ice
- Spilled substances and food on store floors
- Falling merchandise at large retailers like Wal-Mart and Home Depot
- Sidewalk defects leading to a pedestrian accident
- Defective parking lots
- Broken sidewalks and uneven sidewalks
- Swimming pools and swimming pool decks
- Elevator and Escalator accidents
- Inadequate lighting and poor lighting
- Defective steps and stairway
- Fires and explosion
- Broken or missing stair rails
Michigan Slip and Fall Injuries
Slip and fall accidents frequently cause significant injuries. Broken bones, hip fractures, serious orthopedic injuries, back injuries, neck injuries, and head and brain injuries often result. Many of these injuries are serious and require significant medical attention and treatment. These falls can result in death, which may give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.
Act Quickly In a Michigan Slip and Fall Case
It is important to contact an attorney immediately after the accident to start the investigation and gather the evidence necessary to prove and win your case. The firm's investigators interview witnesses and our certified safety experts inspect the accident scene before the defendant can change or repair the conditions. Measurements and photographs of the hazardous conditions are taken and preserved for trial.
Statute of Limitations For Michigan Slip and Fall Accidents
In Michigan, a person injured in a slip and fall accident must generally file a lawsuit within three years under the statute of limitations. If you fail to meet that deadline, your case will be destroyed forever and you cannot sue for your injuries.
FREE Accident Book For Michigan Slip And Fall Injury Accident Victims
To learn more about the laws in Michigan personal injury and slip and fall accidents, you should request our FREE BOOK, "The Ultimate Guide To Injury Cases in Michigan" which includes The "Biggest Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Injury Case." We will send it out immediately.
Michigan Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer No Fee Promise
Our Michigan slip and fall attorneys will represent you in your Michigan slip and fall accident case under our NO FEE PROMISE . This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!
Contact Your Michigan Slip and Fall Lawyer
For more information regarding your rights after a Michigan slip and fall accident, call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our Michigan Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers about your case.