Under premises liability law, property owners must ensure that their premises are properly maintained. If their negligence is to blame for an accident that occurs on their property, then they can be held liable for victims’ medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering, Two of the most common types of premises liability lawsuits are filed over slip and fall and trip and fall accidents. The attorneys at Harrell & Nowak have helped victims in New Orleans, Metairie, and Kenner receive the compensation they deserve after suffering slip and fall or trip and fall injuries. Our lawyers can help ensure that your rights are protected and that your financial needs are met in these cases.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall accidents can occur inside or outside a building and are often caused by slippery conditions. Snow, ice, and rain can make almost any surface hazardous. Shoppers and customers at grocery stores and other types of commercial buildings can be put at risk if spills are not quickly cleaned up or if recently scrubbed floors are not marked with caution signs.
If a victim’s head strikes the ground during a slip and fall accident or if his or her spinal cord is injured, then the results can be catastrophic. Back, head, and brain injuries can require extensive medical care and can result in the loss of wages both now and in the future. If you have suffered a slip and fall accident, our attorneys will fight on your behalf so that you are awarded the full compensation that you are eligible to receive. Contact our slip and fall lawyers today for a thorough review of your case.
Trip and Fall Accidents
Trip and fall accidents are often caused by obstructions on the ground, potholes, uneven flooring, or poor lighting. These accidents often caue the same type of personal injuries as slip and fall accidents. In severe cases, trip and fall accidents can result in wrongful death.
Due to the hazardous nature of their job sites, construction employees are often at risk for sustaining trip and fall injuries. However, all employees, including those on construction sites, have workplace rights that include the right to work in a safe environment. If you’ve been hurt in a trip and fall accident, our lawyers are familiar with all aspects of premises liability and workplace law and can ensure that you receive full compensation for your injuries.
Contact Our Slip and Fall and Trip and Fall Lawyers Serving Kenner, Metairie, and New Orleans
If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, contact the lawyers at our Louisiana practice. Our attorneys have helped individuals from New Orleans, Kenner, Metairie, and surrounding areas secure the compensation that they are entitled to receive for lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.