Charleston Slip and Fall Attorney

It’s happened many times before. Someone is walking in a public place and slips on a contaminant that has spilled on a walkway. Or, perhaps they’ve fallen down a slippery stairwell. These are the kinds of situations where a Charleston slip and fall attorney may help. The Charleston SC area has an advocate to help with your claim if you’ve had a slip and fall accident. The Grand Strand Law Group is here to serve you!

About Slip and Fall Accidents

The above scenarios are just a couple of examples of slip and fall accidents. There are other occasions when these types of incidents occur, and they’re usually because of the negligence of someone else. If you’re a victim of this type of accident, it’s important to act quickly.

This type of hazard is usually temporary and the evidence can be cleaned up before you’re even able to report that you’ve been injured.

Slip and fall accidents are more likely to occur at public places such as:

  • Construction areas
  • Grocery stores
  • Gyms
  • Office buildings
  • Shopping centers or malls
  • Swimming pools
  • Restaurants

Unfortunately, they also occur at private homes and other places not listed here.

Causes

Many things can cause a slip and fall accident. They most likely occur when premises aren’t properly maintained. The responsibility of maintaining property lies with the owner of a property. Some examples of poor maintenance may include:

  • Uneven or slippery floors or stairs
  • Contaminants or spills
  • Obstacles in the way
  • Environmental causes
  • Lack of or loose handrails
  • Poor lighting

You might have significant expenses related to your fall. These can include medical expenses, lost time from work, and other expenses. In the beginning, it can be a major life-changing event. But rest assured, the laws are in place to protect you.

According to South Carolina law, you may be entitled to monetary compensation if you or a loved one has suffered a slip or fall on someone else’s property. Our legal team can represent you in your claim to ensure that you get the justice you deserve.

Contact Our Charleston SC Office

Angie D. Knight and her team of experienced professionals at Grand Strand Law Group are dedicated to helping protect your rights. 

Premise law liability is a more complicated area of law, but our experience and knowledge will help us to devise a compelling argument for your claim.

We’re staffed with licensed South Carolina attorneys, which is important if your slip and fall occurred in the Charleston area. We also serve Columbia, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill, Greenville, and all other areas in the state. Contact our office today for a consultation.

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