What happens if I sustain a slip-and-fall injury on someone else’s property in Wisconsin?
Many people mistakenly blame themselves for a slip and fall injury that occurs on others’ property. They end up paying thousands for medical bills, insurance payments and suffer lost wages from missing work. They criticize themselves for “not being careful enough” and are often embarrassed and angry about the injuries they sustained. Under Wisconsin law, property owners have a responsibility to keep their property safe and understand. If they fail to do so, and if that failure causes injury, property owners can be held liable in Wisconsin courts and may be entitled to a settlement.
What constitutes a slip-and-fall injury?
Can I hold a negligent property owner liable for a slip-and-fall injury in Wisconsin?
At Levine Law in Milwaukee, we have built a reputation for success in slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall cases. As experienced personal injury lawyers, we will work hard to ensure that the landowner is held responsible for his or her negligence. By filing a personal injury lawsuit, our experienced trial attorneys can make sure that the landowner is required to pay full and fair compensation for all the damages you incurred.
Our Milwaukee slip-and-fall accident attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to represent people who have experienced personal injury or wrongful death on another’s property. No matter what type of injuries you are suffering from, we can help.
What happens if you fall on someone’s property in Wisconsin?
Slip-and-fall accidents can happen literally anywhere. From working on someone’s roof and falling to slipping on wet pavement, it’s possible to slip and fall in most places.
What steps should I take following a slip-and-fall accident?
Slip and fall accidents happen all too often. Property owners are responsible for making sure there are no hazards on their property that could harm visitors, both invited and uninvited. Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries, such as broken bones, impalement, drowning and many other injuries. Today, we will take a look at the steps you should take following such an accident.
Who is financially accountable in a slip-and-fall accident?
Just because someone walking on a sidewalk in Wisconsin trips, falls and sprains an ankle, does not necessarily mean another party is liable for the injury. However, it may well be if the owner of the property where the accident occurred was negligent in some way. Property owners in this state and others are obligated to try to prevent slip-and-fall accidents by properly maintaining their grounds and keeping them as safe as possible for pedestrians.
How do I get medical expenses paid for a slip-and-fall accident even if signs were posted?
Slip and fall accidents can lead to huge medical expenses that may fall onto the head of the victim, adding insult to injury. Slip and fall incidents are one of the most common cases that lawyers work. A good lawyer knows that even if yellow and orange warning signs were posted, there are still some circumstances where the establishment could have been negligent and you could collect your medical expenses.