Premises Liability Attorney Serving Pasadena, CA

Vigorous representation for all of your slip and fall accident needs

Slip and fall accidents and trip and fall accidents can be scary and cause their victims significant medical expenses. The Law Offices of Pius Joseph has represented clients in California for more than 25 years who were injured on another’s premises because of the property owner’s negligence to maintain their premises safely. Our experience can ease the financial and emotional tolls you face following an accident.

What are some common causes of premises liability accidents?

Slip and fall and trip and fall accidents can occur almost anywhere, from supermarkets to apartment buildings and city sidewalks. More than one million people fall victim to a slip, trip or fall accident in the United States each year. The most common reason for all hospital visits are slip and fall and trip and fall accidents. Roughly 17,000 fall accidents lead to death each year. Slip and fall accidents are second only to car accidents for accidental death and disability. These kinds of accidents can be caused by many different things including:

  • Slippery floors covered with water, motor oil, grease and other fluids
  • Potholes
  • Cracks and uneven curbing
  • Poor lighting
  • Broken stairs and railings
  • Uneven stairs
  • Building code violations

Products liability cases often overlap with premises liability cases when falls are the result of defective items.

Who can be held liable for slip and fall accidents?

Slip and fall accidents cost victims an average of $28,000 for medical bills and physical therapy sessions as well as lost income. Many slip and fall and trip and fall accidents can be prevented when reasonable precautions are taken. Property owners must take reasonable measures to keep their property safe. Regular maintenance procedures must be followed, and repairs must be timely. Stores and supermarkets must take reasonable steps to keep walkways and aisles free from hazardous materials.

Many premises liability cases result in an injured individual being forced to go up against large companies with deep pockets and a multitude of resources at his or her disposal. Our firm uses a variety of methods to give you the information and ability to build a strong case based on sound legal advice. We help you receive monetary compensation for your injuries, lost wages and pain and suffering.

Put our knowledge and experience to work for you during your most difficult times

Slip and fall accidents lead to significant medical expenses in addition to potentially debilitating injuries. At The Law Offices of Pius Joseph, we’re available to you 24/7. Visit our Pasadena office near the Pasadena Playhouse. Take advantage of a free initial consultation to discuss your legal options. Contact us online or by telephone at 626-397-1050 today.