Indiana Slip and Fall Lawyers

Improperly Maintained Stairways

An Indiana improperly maintained stairways premises liability lawyer can help you gather all of the evidence that you will need in order to get help following a slip and fall accident on someone's stairway.

At Shaw Law, we know what it takes to help you put together an injury claim that supports your best interests. We take your case seriously.

Stairways and all other structures on someone's property should always be maintained appropriately in order to decrease the chances of a serious accident. When a person slips and falls or trips and falls and hurts themselves on an Indiana piece of property, you might be eligible to pursue compensation against the property owner if you are seriously hurt.

Improperly maintained stairways can lead to catastrophic injuries and one of the biggest mistakes that people make in slip and fall injury cases is not realizing what they need to do to protect themselves and assuming that their injuries are not that severe. When you make this mistake, you could jeopardize your future and your ability to recover compensation.

Trying to accept a settlement amount presented by the property owner at the time of the incident or shortly thereafter means that there is a good chance you don't understand all of the unique facets of your case and how this might translate into compensation for you. Improperly maintained stairways are a serious risk for falls. People rely on even stairways with appropriate handrails to negotiate up and down.

Although certain people are more vulnerable to injuries on stairways including children, the disabled and the elderly, anyone can slip and fall or trip and fall on a stairway and can suffer devastating injuries as a result. You might not even realize the full extent of your injuries until you have already gone to the hospital to obtain a diagnosis.

You might be dealing with a TBI, broken bones, internal organ damage, fractures or more. In these cases, it is likely necessary for you to hire an Indiana improperly maintained stairways lawyer to help you to pursue compensation against the relevant party. The relevant party might be someone who had responsibility for keeping that area free and clear of risks and instead exposed you to dangerous medical conditions and lost time at work.

You need to gather all of the evidence associated with your case and presented directly to an Indiana improperly maintained stairways lawyer. If you can show that the risk of possible injury was evident and that the property owner or manager took no steps to correct this action or to warn others about the possibility of tripping and falling, this information might become crucial in your decision to move forward with an accident claim.

You deserve a lawyer who has been practicing in this field and one who is highly knowledgeable about the most common pitfalls that people experience when filing a personal injury claim. Do not wait to get help. Hire a lawyer today.

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