Indiana Slip and Fall Lawyers

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The answer is “sort of.”

While this answer might not satisfy those people who require a simple “yes” or “no” answer to tough questions, let me try to explain Indiana premises liability case law.

In order to prevail on a slip and fall case in Indiana, the injured person must prove:

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Not very often.  But, automatic exclusion by a Judge is not always the right legal ruling.

Usually this topic comes up when clients ask if I can mention other similar trips or falls on the defendant’s property that occurred before our incident at an upcoming trial.  The most common situation involves “another fall” involving a different person who fell on the same day — often overheard by my client from store employees.

When I try to explain that other falls and prior incidents are difficult to allow a jury to hear, I am often met with quizzical looks from my clients.  I try to explain the success of being able to mention a prior slip and fall to a jury is slim (and that it might not be in our best interest).

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