Each year, stairway related accidents amount to thousands of dollars in damages. These injuries can be caused by broken or faulty stairs, hand rails or uneven surfaces.
But who is to blame if you injure yourself on a stairway in Las Vegas? A slip and fall accident becomes a personal injury case when the business fails to keep their property safe. Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers are here to fight for what you deserve.
Many people think that falling or tripping on a stairway is just a result of them being clumsy. They assume the fault is their own and never seek professional help. Many staircase injuries are actually the result of negligence on the property owner’s behalf. Here are some examples of negligent maintenance from property owners that can lead to serious injury:
Stair accidents can occur almost anywhere. The most likely places for stair accidents to occur in Las Vegas are:
Our premises liability attorneys in Las Vegas know that unsafe stairs often result in long, hard falls that can cause serious and life-threatening injuries, resulting in a lower quality of living. We can claim for the following:
Under Nevada premises liability law, it is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain reasonably safe conditions. If dangerous property conditions result in a stairs accidents and serious injuries, you can receive compensation for your medical expenses, pain, suffering, and lost wages.
A property owner is liable for your injuries if:
It is very important to take action immediately following a stairs accident, especially if you are going to submit a claim with a Las Vegas personal injury attorney. Make sure to do the following:
Call today! – At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, we have extensive experience helping people who have sustained injuries involving staircase accidents etc. If you want to discuss your case, call for a free consultation at (702) 384-1414 or contact us online.
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