Slip-and-fall cases are among the most common causes of premises liability claims. It's easy to slip and fall. For example, if there is some gravel misplaced on steps, you could slip and fall down the stairs. If the sprinkler system gets the porch wet, it could become slick and result in a fall.
When you're on another person's property, you have a right to be safe. You were invited to their home, their business or to another facility, so it's their responsibility to make sure that you are taken care of when you're there. That means not having any obvious hazards and making sure the premises is maintained in a way that prevents injuries.
When a premises is not safe, there is a chance that you could be hurt. If you are hurt, then you could be a person who has the right to file a premises liability claim. A premises liability claim is designed to help you get financial support during the time you need to get care. It's also a way to hold the owner of a property responsible for their negligence leading up to your injury.
You went to a garden shop hoping to find products that you could use around your home. You realized that some areas would have water, and you knew that some of the items on the property could be dangerous. However, you didn't expect the ground to be slick in the areas where water was running. The pathway was clearly marked for visitors to use, and there were no signs to let you know that it would be slick.