Many people never think about the potential of being injured. This potential exists even when a person does everything in his or her power to stay safe. However, many times it is impossible to avoid hazardous property conditions. Anyone who has been injured in a slip and fall accident in Massachusetts due to a property owner's negligence has the choice of seeking a legal remedy in a civil court.
There are many clumsy people in this world. However, the risk of an injury in a dangerous slip and fall accident increases if there are negligent property conditions. Many people in Massachusetts who have been injured in such an accident likely have experienced the financial ramifications of their injury. However, those who have been injured as a result of negligent property conditions may have legal remedies available to them.
In Massachusetts, the winter months can seem never-ending. Ice and snow start to seem a part of everyday life. However, property owners have a responsibility to keep their property cleared of dangerous ice that could result in a serious slip and fall accident. If you have been a victim of property owner's negligence regarding snow and ice on someone else's property, the attorneys at Dane Shulman Associates, LLC may be able to help.
Most people have a reasonable expectation that a building or business that they are visiting will be properly maintained in order to avoid dangerous accidents. Unfortunately, some businesses are negligent, allowing properties to slip into disrepair. One out-of-state woman has recently filed a lawsuit, claiming a Massachusetts-based company is responsible for her slip and fall accident.
In 2013, a student from Boston University died in a tragic apartment fire. She was unable to safely evacuate her overcrowded off-campus residence when the only exit became blocked by the fire. In the wake of this seemingly preventable death, officials in this Massachusetts city will be conducting inspections of off-campus housing for students, looking for building code violations that, if unchecked, may end up being the basis of premises liability claims.
In the course of your daily activities, you likely visit myriad Massachusetts businesses and private residences or government property -- be it the local post office or town hall. During these visits, it is not inconceivable to be injured on someone else's property. If you suffer such an injury due to possible negligence on the property owner's part, you do not have to suffer alone.