Waltham Slip and Fall Accident
Waltham was rated within the top 1% of cities nationally recognized for walking accessibility. There are two universities located in the city: Brandeis University and Bentley University. There are also many parks and a riverwalk along the Charles River in Waltham. When spring arrives many of Waltham’s 60,000 residents will begin to walk to their destinations. With so many people up and about, slip and fall injuries are bound to happen. Sometimes the injuries are caused by just sheer clumsiness or a misstep, in those cases a claim cannot be made as there was no negligence involved. However, in other cases where a fall down injury may have been caused by a slippery substance on the floor, a stairway not up to code, a floorboard that was loose, or any number of other causes a claim can potentially be made against the negligent party or parties.
People slip and fall all of the time. If you slip and fall and it results in injury, you may need a Waltham, MA slip and fall attorney. This type of accident is always unexpected. You may fall on campus, at work, while grocery shopping, outside on the riverwalk, or just on your way home. There are countless reasons for a slip and fall accident. These accidents may be caused by poor lighting, uneven pavement, debris, unmarked construction, or improper maintenance. The attorney’s at Altman & Altman will work hard to prove that the owners of the area in which you fell are liable for your fall because of unsafe conditions.
Slip and fall accidents are under the premises liability law. This law basically states that property owners are responsible for removing any unsafe conditions on their property. If they fail to do so, they are liable for any injury that happens because of these unsafe conditions. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a fall call an attorney at Altman & Altman as soon as possible. Our attorneys will go to the accident site to determine which conditions caused your fall.
Although slipping and falling may seem minor, the medical visits and lost time at work can cause anxiety and trauma. The attorneys at Altman & Altman understand how a confusing and stressful a slip and fall accident can be. They are here to guide you through the settlement or litigation process and answer all of your questions. The Massachusetts slip and fall attorneys at Altman & Altman have settled numerous slip and fall accident cases. They will ensure that you receive full compensation for your injuries, ensure proper payment of your medical bills, cover lost wages, and ease the pain and suffering caused by the accident. Attorneys at Altman & Altman are available 24 hours a day at 617.492.3000.