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Balcony, Deck and Porch Accidents

Most of us take pleasure in spending time on balconies, decks and porches at parties, barbeques, or just to enjoy scenery and the outdoors. Unfortunately, defective balconies, decks and porches are extremely dangerous and can lead to death or serious injuries. The railings or structure of balconies, decks and porches can be inadequate, causing devastating falls. These heavy structures can collapse, causing people to fall through and burying them underneath massive amounts of debris. Sometimes multiple persons are hurt in these types of accidents. They often occur at college parties when there are several people on the balcony, deck or porch. Usually people try to blame these tragedies on overcrowding, only to find out later that the real cause was a defective condition.

According to the North American Deck and Railing Association, 40 million decks in the United States are more than 20 years old. As this statistic shows, many people think that their decks will last forever and fail to properly maintain them. When property owners are negligent and fail to make sure that their premises are safe, they can be held liable.

If you or someone you know has been involved in a balcony, deck or porch accident, it is important to contact a premises liability lawyer right away. A lawyer can tell you whether or not you have a case, make sure that important evidence is preserved, and employ any experts that might be necessary to establish inadequacies and defects.

Call the Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP Today at 617 492 3000 or 800 481 6199

For over 40 years, the Greater Boston Law Firm of Altman & Altman, LLP has been providing outstanding legal services to clients throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We approach every case with an eye towards results, and results are what we get for every client. Our track record of success is extensive, and we are proud of the quality of service that we provide. Our experienced Greater Boston Premises Liability Lawyers will stand by your side throughout the entire process and will fully explain your legal rights in order to help you navigate these difficult waters.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a balcony, deck or porch accident in Massachusetts, please Contact Our Firm to speak with an experienced premises liability lawyer. We are available twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week to any questions that you might have for us. With offices conveniently located in Cambridge and Boston, our attorneys have the ability to speak to clients face to face about their legal matters. Contact the outstanding personal injury attorneys of Altman & Altman LLP by phone at 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 toll-free, or Contact Us Online to schedule a Free Initial Consultation with one of our dedicated Boston Premises Liability Lawyers.

The Greater Boston Law Firm of Altman & Altman, LLP represents victims of balcony, deck and porch accidents on a contingency fee basis - We Charge No Fee Unless You Recover.

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