Separated shoulders. Broken ankles. Concussions. Hip fractures. Back and neck whiplash. These are but a few of the injuries sustained by people unfortunate enough to be the victims of slip and falls. If you are injured as a result of a slippery walking surface, you may be entitled to compensation for your injury.
Minnesota and Wisconsin impose liability on individuals and businesses that are negligent in the manner they maintain sidewalks, parking lots and interior walking surfaces. In addition, Wisconsin has a Safe Place Statute which imposes a heightened duty on businesses and property owners to maintain safe premises for customers. In addition to liability for failing to maintain safe walking surfaces, businesses also may be liable for injuries caused by falling boxes or products, sharp edges on freezers and refrigeration units or cluttered aisles.
If you, a family member or acquaintance has suffered an injury at a business, home or other location, it is important to seek legal advice to determine your rights and remedies. You should also DO the following:
Based in Hudson, Wisconsin, McCormick Law Office represents injured individuals throughout western Wisconsin and the Minneapolis area. Please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions you have about your rights.
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