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Virginia Slip & Fall Attorneys

Premises Liability Firm with Millions Recovered for Injury Victims

Slip and fall accidents are among the most prevalent types of injuries to result in premises liability claims. Many different property hazards can lead to slip and fall/trip and fall accidents. Our attorneys at Breit Cantor Grana Buckner handle these types of cases with competence and a high skill level—the result of years of advocating for injury victims’ rights in and around the area. With more than 40 years of experience, our firm understands how to fight—and win—these types of complex cases. Our Virginia slip and fall attorneys strive to help you recover the just compensation you are owed for your damages.

Here at Breit Cantor Grana Buckner, we are tough, trial-ready lawyers with a reputation for winning challenging cases. We encourage you to get in touch with an attorney from our office immediately if you or a loved one has been hurt in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property—whether the property was private or commercial.

Contact us online or by phone at (888) 635-9500 to schedule a no-cost consultation with our legal team today.

Do I Have a Premises Liability Claim?

While truly blameless accidents can and do occur, many slip and falls are the direct or indirect result of property owner negligence. In Virginia, both private and public property owners have a responsibility to keep their premises reasonably safe for guests, visitors, customers, and anyone who is legally on their property. This includes addressing any unsafe conditions in a prompt and timely manner. If a property owner cannot reasonably fix a dangerous condition, he or she must warn visitors of its presence.

In order to bring a premises liability claim regarding a slip and fall accident in the state of Virginia, you must defend against the store owner claiming you were partially at fault for the accident. This is known as “contributory negligence.” If a store successfully proves an injured person was partially at fault, then they are barred from recovering.

A slip and fall accident may be the result of negligence if it occurs due to any of the following dangerous conditions:

  • Accumulated ice, snow, or water
  • Unmarked wet floors or pooled liquids
  • Ripped or torn carpeting
  • Uneven flooring
  • Defective sidewalks
  • Unsafe stairs
  • Lack of handrails/safety rails
  • Improper signage
  • Cluttered floors/walking areas
  • Exposed tree roots
  • Fallen store merchandise

These and other dangerous conditions can all lead to slips, trips, and falls. If the property owner or management has not taken reasonable steps to fix the dangerous condition or to at least warn visitors of the condition, they can be held liable for any resulting injuries.

What to Do If You Are Injured in a Slip & Fall Accident

After a fall, you need to report the accident to the owner of the property. You should also collect evidence, if possible. Take a video or a picture of the scene of the accident. Was your fall caused by a pothole, missing railing, slippery sidewalk, or unmarked wet floor? Perhaps rainwater, ice, or a plumbing leak caused you to slip. Maybe there was a spill that hadn’t been cleaned up. Document the hazardous property condition that caused your fall—whatever it may have been.

You may be eligible for compensation for losses, including:

  • Past and future medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering

Speak to Our Legal Team Today

Slip and fall accidents often result in serious injuries, such as concussions, broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and more. The cost of immediate and long-term treatment can be exorbitant, and most victims suffer severe physical pain and emotional distress.

If you believe you were injured on a private or commercial residence because of a hazardous condition on the property, you should consult a Virginia slip and fall lawyer to ask about the potential legal ramifications of your case. The sooner you get in touch with a legal professional, the better the result of your case is likely to be. Our personal injury firm is experienced in the nuances of premises liability cases, including those involving slip and fall accidents. We are committed to fighting for victims of property owner negligence. Our attorneys have over 300 years of combined legal experience. We work with a team of paralegals and expert investigators to determine the cause of your accident and the full extent of your injuries. While we strive for just settlements, we are not afraid to take your case to trial whenever necessary.

Were you injured as a result of a property owner’s negligence? Contact Breit Cantor Grana Buckner at (888) 635-9500 to learn more about your legal rights and options.

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