California law requires public and private property owners and management companies to maintain their properties so this type of injury is avoided. For example, a person who owns a walkway has a duty to all who walk on it to make sure it’s free of hazardous conditions. A homeowner must keep the walkway in front of his or her house free from debris, or they may be found liable for a person’s injuries if that person slips or trips. In order to be held liable, a property owner must have either created the dangerous condition, been aware of the dangerous condition and failed to correct it, or been negligent in being unaware of the dangerous condition.
Dangerous conditions can be created by a variety of circumstances, including, but not limited to:
If you were seriously injured in a shopping mall, grocery store, or apartment building, you may be eligible for compensation to cover the cost of your injury. Our lawyers have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for our clients in the Los Angeles area who’ve been involved in slip-and-fall accidents and trip-and-fall accidents. We have the skill and experience necessary to represent you effectively.
Because we’re so confident in what we do, we work on a contingency basis. That means we get paid only if you get paid first. And, our fee is just a portion of your total settlement or verdict, so you never have to pay us out of your own pocket.