Property owners and their contracted agents such as property management companies are required by law to maintain their properties in a manner that prevents unreasonable harm to visitors and patrons. This includes government entities, retail businesses and even residential property owners. Every year across Michigan, hundreds of people are injured after slipping and falling on ice, snow, water and chemicals left standing in entryways and aisles.
Trip-and-fall injury cases are getting more difficult to ‘win’ in personal injury settlement negotiations in Michigan. Insurance companies know potential juries (if the case proceeds to trial) expect the injured party to take responsibility for watching for hazards. However, serious injuries still occur frequently because of negligent maintenance or failing to properly warn a customer or visitor of the danger.
If you suffered a serious injury in a slip-and-fall accident on a business or commercial property in Livingston County or the surrounding area, call the premises liability litigation attorneys of the Law Offices of Harris & Literski in Brighton. We offer a free case evaluation to determine whether you have a valid legal claim for damages. We will explain the legal process and what we can do to help you recover full and fair compensation for your financial damages related to the injuries.