GROCER SLIPS ON SAFETY LEADING TO SUBSTANTIAL PREMISES LIABILITY SETTLEMENT

Showing liability in slip and fall cases is a slippery slope, one McShane & Brady navigates well.

Doing a good deed for her husband, our client offered to stop at the grocery store to pick up a gallon of milk for him. Walking toward the dairy section, she didn't see a large puddle of water, inevitably slipping and falling. In the fall she sustained injuries to her back and knee, and recovery was long and agonizing.

Compensation Amount: Substantial settlement

In this case our client was lucky because many of the store's employees stepped up stating, "We knew we should have mopped that up." Finding fault in premises liability and personal injury cases isn't always as straightforward as this one. In this instance the property owner neglected to take reasonable steps to ensure customer safety.

If you slip and fall because of hazardous conditions on someone else's property, you have rights to compensation for your injuries. McShane & Brady is happy to discuss your situation and determine whether you might have a viable claim for compensation.