Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Seattle Personal Injury Attorney Chris Thayer
Handling Personal Injury Claims in the Seattle Area and Throughout Washington Since 1995

My name is Chris Thayer and I am a personal injury attorney practicing in downtown Seattle. I handle personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death claims throughout the greater Seattle area, including Issaquah, Mercer Island and Kirkland.

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Proving a Slip and Fall Case

Posted Friday, December 20, 2019 by Chris Thayer

Alternative TextIf you were injured due to a property owner’s negligence, you may have suffered physical and emotional damages. Medical bills may be piling up, you may be unable to work and losing out on wages, and you may be facing pain and suffering, as well. If your slip and fall accident was due to negligence regarding a hazardous condition or area on someone else’s property you may have the right to receive compensation for your injuries.

*Elements of a Slip and Fall Personal Injury Case *One-fifth of all falls result in serious injuries. However, you must be able to prove that your injuries were suffered as a direct result of the property owner’s negligence. In order to establish a strong slip and fall personal injury case, you must be able to prove the following elements:

The law does not define exactly what a hazardous or dangerous condition would be, however, the courts will typically look to see if a reasonable person in the same or similar situation would have also slipped and fallen with respect to the hazardous condition.

*Visitor and Guest Classification*Property owners owe different levels of duty to different types of visitors and guests.

*Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney* If you were injured due to the negligence of a property owner, you may have the right to compensation. Our experienced legal team at the Pivotal Law Group at 206-340-2008 can help you build a strong case on your behalf. We proudly serve the Seattle, Bellevue, Kent, Renton, Burien, Mercer Island and Issaquah areas.