Practice Areas

Slip & Fall


“Slip and fall” is a type of claim or case based on the injuries a person sustains from slipping (or tripping) and falling due to a dangerous condition inside our outside a building structure. 

A slip and fall claim maintains that the property owner was negligent in allowing some dangerous condition to exist that caused the slip or trip. 

Common Examples of Slip and Fall Injuries:

  • Tripping on broken or cracked public sidewalks
  • Tripping or falling on stairs
  • Tripping or falling on escalators
  • Slipping or falling on a wet floor
  • Tripping or falling due to torn carpeting
  • Tripping or falling due to uneven surfaces
  • Slipping or falling due to ice or snow
  • Tripping or falling due to a pothole 


Possible Causes of a Slip and Fall Injury:

  • Shelf Collapse
  • Unmarked Obstacles
  • Torn Carpeting 
  • Changes in Flooring
  • Poor Lighting
  • Narrow Stairs
  • Wet Flooring
  • Rain
  • Ice
  • Snow
  • Hidden Hazards