Slip and Fall
Serious injuries due to slip and falls are frequent. Property owners in New Jersey are required to maintain their premises in a safe and sound condition and if they fail in that responsibility, can be held accountable for the personal injuries of the victim. In New Jersey there are 3 legal statutes to describe a victim injured on someone else’s property:
- An invitee: i.e. one who was invited onto the property of another such as a customer going to a food store who slips and falls on a wet substance in the produce
- A licensee: i.e. one who enters the property for his or her own purposes but is present at the consent of the This can include someone who is working on a construction site and falls from a roof.
- A social guest: i.e. one who is a welcome visitor, but suffers an injury nonetheless. For instance, the owner’s backyard steps were defective or the individual was bitten by the family dog.
Over the years, Rosta & Kollar have successfully represented victims who fell on:
- Snow and Ice
- Uneven Sidewalks
- Pot Holes
- Wet Floors
- Roofs or Verandas
If you were injured as a result of a slip and fall, please call us for a free consultation.