Injured In A Slip-And-Fall? We Can Help.
In Illinois, property owners are responsible for keeping their premises safe for visitors. When they fail to take necessary precautions, innocent people can suffer life-altering injuries.
At Kupets & DeCaro, we represent people who have been injured in slip-and-fall accidents and other accidents caused by property owner negligence. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling personal injury claims for clients in Chicago, throughout Cook County and across Illinois.
Slip-and-fall cases can turn on evidence that is collected soon after the accident, which is why it is important to put our experienced personal injury attorneys in your corner as soon as possible. Call or use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. You will only pay attorney fees if we recover a financial settlement or verdict for you.
Causes Of Slip-And-Fall Accidents
Slip-and-fall accidents can occur in any type of building. Many happen in grocery stores, restaurants, shopping malls and other commercial property.
How did your accident occur? Some accidents are unforeseeable, but many are caused by negligent property owners who fail to prevent or remove hazards. Common causes of slip-and-fall accidents include:
- Ice and snow on sidewalks
- Spills on floors
- Tripping hazards left in hallways and walkways
- Cracks and potholes in walkways
- Tears in carpets
- Inadequate lighting
- Faulty stairs and railings
Property owners and their insurance providers aggressively defend against slip-and-fall injury claims. They may claim they could not have foreseen the accident. They may even argue that you were to blame for your own injury.
If you have been injured, it is important to have a strong advocate on your side who can counter these tactics that will likely be used against you. We are here to protect your rights and help you pursue the compensation you need to pay for medical care, wage loss and other damages.