When a person owns property, especially for the sake of operating a business, he or she is obligated to uphold certain responsibilities regarding the safety of any customers, visitors, and guests on the premises. However, many times property owners fail to put in the time and resources required to maintain the property, resulting in serious injuries suffered by people who have come to the property to conduct business or pass through.
Our founding lawyer is board-certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. With more than 30 years of combined experience, we possess the extensive knowledge of South Carolina premises liability law to help you navigate through the complexities of the legal system.
To establish negligence in a slip and fall accident case – as well as a premises liability case – a plaintiff must prove that: the property owner owed the plaintiff a duty of care, the property owner’s breach of that duty, and the damages and injuries sustained by the breach of duty. In South Carolina, you have three years to ask the state courts for a civil remedy for any personal injury or death caused by a slip and fall accident.
Common slip and fall locations include the following:
If you suffered a slip and fall injury caused by negligent maintenance by a property owner, our Mt. Pleasant personal injury lawyer is ready to help you. We can investigate your accident and gather information necessary to build an effective and customized case strategy just for you. Whether we reach a settlement inside or outside the courtroom, our firm is committed to obtaining the most favorable outcome possible.
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