Washington DC Slip & Fall Lawyers
We Can Help You Win Compensation For Serious Injuries Due To Slips and Falls in DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland
From residential properties to commercial shopping centers, there are numerous buildings, lots, and streets in Washington DC and the surrounding areas that are not properly maintained and pose slip and fall hazards. Due to the state’s premises liability law, property owners have a duty to ensure that their space is free from hazards that could cause occupants to injure themselves. When this duty of care is violated and individuals suffer personal injury from a slip and fall accident in the DC metro area, there may be grounds to take legal action and recover damages.
Some common causes of slip and fall injuries include:
- Wet and slippery surfaces
- Poorly maintained property
- Hazardous materials in the path of occupants
- Poorly lit areas and surfaces
- Malfunctioning or hazardous stairs or escalators
- Violation of building codes
- Failure to display or improper display of safety or warning signs or cones
Did you suffer an injury after a slip or fall in DC, MD or VA? Call (202) 232-6400 to discuss your case during a free consultation!
Conditions for a Valid Slip & Fall Claim
In order to have a valid slip and fall claim, it is not enough to simply show that you were injured on another’s property. Individuals must prove that the owner of the property either knew or should have reasonably known about the safety hazard, and failed to take action to fix it, or give warning about it within a reasonable amount of time.
We Are Ready to Battle the Big Insurance Companies!
If you were injured in a slip and fall accident and believe that you may have cause for legal action, it is essential to hire an experienced team of personal injury attorneys to represent your case. Doing so can prevent significant roadblocks along the way and maximize your chances of receiving fair monetary compensation if you have suffered from severe injuries.
Powerful owners with big insurance companies at their side may put up a great deal of resistance and attempt to avoid liability or even blame the victim for the injuries that they sustained. At Zukerberg & Halperin, PLLC, our Washington DC personal injury slip and fall attorneys are well-prepared to go up against even the biggest of insurance companies and effectively fight for the compensation that you need and deserve in order to recover and return to daily life.
Slip and Fall Case in Washington DC, Maryland or Northern Virginia?
Contact our DC personal injury attorneys for a consultation!