Weiner, Yancey, Dempsey & Diggs LLP

Phone: (404) 870-9990   Fax: (404) 870-9919

Firm Email: wydd@ix.netcom.com

1718 Peachtree Street N.W. Suite 990

Atlanta, GA. 30309-2409

 

Key Practice Areas

 


 

Slip and Fall - Premises Liability

Slip and Fall - Premises Liability


    For personal injury cases the initial consultation is free! Premises liability refers to claims involving injuries incurred on someone else’s property.  A claim arises when injuries occur due to the negligence of the property owner in maintaining or safeguarding the property.  Slip and fall accidents often involve but are not limited to: 


  1. Unmarked wet or slippery floor in a grocery or other retail store

  2. Construction site injuries

  3. Uneven steps

  4. Icy or broken sidewalk or pavement

  5. Rotting balcony or deck

  6. Poorly lit stairway

 

    It can be difficult for a layman to recover compensation in a slip and fall accident.  An experienced lawyer knows how to put together the best claim to demonstrate liability.  In order to recover you must prove the owner’s negligence. 

    An example of a construction site case we handled involved defective scaffolding that resulted in catastrophic injuries to the worker.  We strive to think outside the box when it comes to these types of claims that can include both workers compensation claims for the worker against his employer’s insurance carrier and personal injury claims for injuries caused by negligent parties other than the employer. 

    If you’ve been hurt in a slip and fall accident or other premises accident, you should immediately seek medical attention, report the incident to the owner, and seek professional advice from an experienced lawyer.  We offer you a free initial consultation to discuss your claim.  These claims are normally handled on a contingency basis so you pay no attorneys fees out of your pocket – all fees are paid from any settlement or verdict at the conclusion of the case.