Bellenot & Boufford, LLC
Connecticut Lawyers for Slip-And-Fall Injuries
Compensation for Injuries Caused by Dangerous Conditions
Slip-and-fall accidents are among the most common types of accidents people face on a daily basis. Entering into a public shopping center or grocery store, or even walking down a public street can be more dangerous than most people think. If you have slipped on the floor of a public place or suffered injuries as a result of any unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, it is important to work with an experienced attorney who can fight for the compensation you deserve.
Know Your Rights
For many people, the biggest worry after slip-and-fall accidents is that they don’t know their rights. If you have slipped on the floor of a grocery store or other public place, you have rights. To understand your rights in a slip-and-fall case, it is important to know a few things about slip-and-falls in Connecticut. Some important general points about slip and falls:
Liability: As a general matter, a landowner is liable for accidents caused on his or her land if there was an unreasonably dangerous condition and no one fixed the dangerous condition or warned people about the danger.
Notice: For a landowner to be liable for slip-and-fall injuries, he or she must have known (or should have known) that there was a dangerous situation on the land at the time of the accident. Without this knowledge, the landowner does not have a duty to warn others of the danger.
Duty: A landowner’s duty to warn of a dangerous condition will vary based on the circumstances surrounding the victim’s presence on the land. Generally, however, a landowner who invites the public onto the land for commercial business purposes has the highest duty to warn and is most likely to be found liable for accidents occurring on the land.
At Bellenot & Boufford, LLC, in Newtown, we can help you. With more than 50 years of combined experience, we have a thorough understanding of the law and procedures involved. We will help you find the solutions you need efficiently while providing you with personalized, individual legal care.
When you talk with an attorney from our firm, we will help you understand your rights and options, so you will be able to make informed decisions about your case and find the peace of mind you need going forward. If you decide to pursue a legal claim, we will fight to obtain for you the best compensation you deserve.