This is the final post in a series of articles discussing slip and fall accidents in Hartford, Connecticut. Property owners are responsible for keeping their premises safe for others. If a property is not maintained properly and someone is injured as a result, the owner may be held liable. Wherever the slip and fall accident may occur, be it a grocery store, mall, restaurant, etc., victims may be entitled to recover damages from the property owner. Depending on the severity of the injuries from the incident, damages may be significant and could include expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, and other potential future losses. Contact a lawyer as soon as possible after such an injury to ensure your rights are protected. If you need assistance, contact our office today to speak with a Hartford area lawyer. The following topics were discussed over the course of our recent articles:
- When a property owner is responsible for injuries that occur on their premises
- Calculating damages after a slip and fall accident
- Why premises liability cases may take a long time to reach resolution
- The importance of discovery after a slip and fall accident
- What to expect during a slip and fall trial
- The importance of retaining an attorney after a slip and fall accident
Victims are not always aware of their rights and may not know how to proceed through a premises liability lawsuit. First, we reviewed the situations in which a property owner may be held responsible for accidents on their premises. Second, we discussed the types of damages or compensation one may recover from a property owner. Third, we discussed the process by which a slip and fall lawsuit proceeds through the court, and why it may take a while to reach a resolution. We also discussed the importance of discovery with an overview of how the trial process functions. Finally, we emphasized the importance of retaining an attorney after such an accident so that you receive adequate compensation for your injuries. Our Hartford personal injury attorneys have the experience necessary to help victims of such accidents and are ready to assist you. We also serve the areas of Wethersfield, New Britain, Rocky Hill, West and East Hartford, Bristol, Glastonbury, and Manchester, as well as the Middlesex County cities of Middletown and Cromwell.