For Over 30 Years

Aggressive Personal Injury
Legal Representation

blog home Premises Liability What Causes a Georgia Slip and Fall Accident?

What Causes a Georgia Slip and Fall Accident?

By Grant Law Office on October 19, 2011

Slip and fall cases are defined as involving a victim who slips, falls, and suffers injuries due to a property owner or business operator’s negligence. These sorts of accidents can easily occur in any location, from big cities like Atlanta to smaller cities like Macon. Any place where there is a pedestrian danger that can result in a slip and fall incident. Just recently, a Texas woman sued Walgreen’s for $900,000 due to this kind of accident.

Property owners and business operators need to be aware of the elements that may cause slip and falls. Consumers also need to be aware of these factors to most importantly stay safe but also understand their legal rights. Some common triggers of slip and fall incidents include but are not limited to:

  • A floor that is wet or slippery: This can happen from any liquid or slippery substance. Pedestrians must be sufficiently informed and cautioned by signs, blockades, or verbal instruction regarding the dangerous area.
  • Uneven grounds or paths: This may cause a pedestrian to trip easily. It must be clearly marked as dangerous.
  • Hazardous stairs: These present perilous fall risk and must be cordoned off by those responsible and fixed in a timely manner.
  • Employment and work place injuries: Hazards on the job are routinely overlooked and cause employees injuries that should have been stopped by the employer legally responsible for providing a safe working environment.

But even with all those factors, it’s not simple to prove the fault of another party in a slip and fall case. It’s crucial to have proper legal representation to ensure your rights are guarded and remuneration is aggressively pursued. Have you or a loved one been injured in a slip and fall accident in Georgia? Contact the Atlanta premises liability lawyers with The Law Offices of Wayne Grant at 866-249-5513 for a free review of your case.

Related Articles:

Posted in: Premises Liability

Contact us today for a free and comprehensive case evaluation.

We require no legal retainer or upfront fees,
and you pay nothing unless we prevail.

Toll-free number: (866) 249-5513
Phone: (404) 995-3955

Our Results

$12,500,000
Wrongful Death Day Care Case

View More

Firm News

Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure

Kim Grant participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure, walking over 60 miles over three days and raising ...

Habitat for Humanity

Kim and Wayne Grant have worked on two Habitat for Humanity Houses and look forward to working on more ...

Grady Hospital Volunteer Work

Kim Grant has donated volunteer hours in Atlanta, including rocking babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at Grady ...

Read more news

Our Blog

Aug
15

Women Have a Higher Rate of Diagnostic Error

Significant research has shown that women are more likely than men to have illnesses go undiagnosed, be misdiagnosed,…

Aug
6

Kidneys Can Be Hit Hard by Medical Malpractice

Today, Grant Law Office would like to discuss an aspect of medical malpractice we’ve had substantial experience with:…

Jun
27

Here’s $1,000 to Our Best Foot Forward Winner!

After putting your best foot forward for our 2019 scholarship (for which we thank you!), Grant Law Office…

Read more news

Grant Law Office Disclaimer: The legal information offered herein by Grant Law Office, is not formal legal advice, nor is it the formation of an attorney client relationship. In order for our firm to be considered your attorney there must be a signed agreement between the client and the firm. Any results set forth herein are based solely upon the circumstances of that particular case and offer no promise or guarantee on the outcome of any other case. Please contact a lawyer for a consultation.

© 2019 Grant Law Office - All rights reserved.

Photos by Carroll Morgan - Buckhead On-Site Photography | Website Design and Legal Internet Marketing by: SLS Consulting Scholarship
*Wayne Grant has been practicing law since 1979. Grant Law Office was founded in 2000.