Slip and falls are a species of premises liability law. If you have been injured due to tripping or falling on someone’s business premises or in someone’s house, you may be eligible to get compensation for you injuries including the payment of you medical bills, reimbursement for any wages lost, and compensation for pain and suffering.
Slip & Fall Atorney in Louisville, Kentucky
In Kentucky there is a distinction as to your status on someone’s property.You can be a business invitee. Example you slip and fall on a wet surface at a store where you are an invited customer. You are an invitee and the property owner owes you a duty of reasonable care to prevent your injuries. If you are a social guest in someone’s home then you are a licensee, and the landowner owes you a duty of care. If you are in a place uninvited, then you are a mere trespasser. In all of the above situations you may be able to recover money for your injuries if there was negligence or willful disregard for you safety. You should keep in mind the statute of limitations in such cases. Make photos of your injuries and the premises where the injury took place. Contact a lawyer right away.
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