Slip and fall accidents may result in premises liability lawsuits. In Hawaii, premises liability claims can arise anytime a person suffers a personal injury from slipping, tripping, or falling on an unexpected hazard or uneven surface.
If you or a loved one has suffered a slip and fall injury, you may be able to recover compensation from the owner of the property for any losses that were endured. Call (808) 523-5900 to speak with Philip R. Brown about your premises liability case for free.
Causes of Slip and Fall Injuries
If you have suffered a slip and fall accident in Hawaii, Philip R. Brown will provide you with a free consultation in Honolulu and help you determine who should be held responsible for you injuries. Through a premises liability claim, you may be able to hold the property owner or manager responsible.
Slip and fall accidents can occur virtually any place, some of the most common causes of them include:
- Wet Flooring
- Uneven Floor mats
- Cracked Sidewalks
- Uneven Flooring
- Poor Lighting
- Insufficient Handrails
- Construction Sites
Liability in Dangerous Premises Claims
In a premises liability claim, it must be shown that your injury is the direct result of negligence on the part of the property owner or manager. Negligence is the failure to exercise the standard of care a reasonable, careful person would exercise. In the case of a slip and fall, the owner or property manager must have:
- Created the hazardous condition
- Known about the condition and failed to warn about it or correct it
- Had sufficient time to learn about the condition to correct or warn about it
If you have suffered a serious injury from a slip and fall accident, it is important to see a doctor as soon as possible.
If you or a loved one has suffered a slip and fall accident in Honolulu or anywhere in Hawaii, contact Philip R. Brown online or call (808) 523-5900 to schedule a free initial consultation. He will help you determine if you have a valid premises liability claim.