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Oklahoma City Slip and Fall Injury Attorney

Assisting clients injured by dangerous and defective property conditions

Property owners have a responsibility to take reasonable care to maintain their property to keep it safe for visitors. They must repair known hazards, or post adequate warnings of hazardous conditions that cannot be remedied. When they fail to do so, they may be held liable for any harm caused. At Cunningham & Mears, each Oklahoma City slip and fall injury lawyer is dedicated to protecting your rights if you were injured because of negligent property owners.

Types of premises liability

Premises liability is the law that provides you with remedies if you are injured because of a dangerous or defective property condition. Dangerous property conditions can be created by negligent employees or tenants or the failure of property owners, businesses, property managers or agents to reasonably maintain the property, keep it free of hazards and warn of dangers. Premises liability cases can involve all types of injuries caused by unsafe property conditions. Such injuries can result from slip and fall or trip and fall accidents, inadequate lighting, inadequate security and attacks by dogs or other domestic animals.

Types of slip and fall accidents

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common types of premises liability cases. Each premise liability attorney at Cunningham & Mears offers assistance to clients injured in a wide range of slip and fall accidents caused by unsafe conditions, such as:

  • Wet or slippery floors
  • Broken stairs
  • Missing handrails
  • Uneven or cracked sidewalks or pavement
  • Torn carpeting
  • Spilled produce

Recovering compensation for your injury

Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injuries including broken bones, back injuries and brain injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), falls are the leading cause of brain injury in the United States. Slip and fall accidents are particularly serious in children and the elderly.

If you were injured because of a property defect, a personal injury lawyer at our firm can help you seek compensation from property owners directly or more often through their insurance company. Our attorneys understand the serious effects slip and fall accidents can have on your health and well-being and we take every case seriously to get you the compensation you need.

Help from a seasoned premise liability lawyer in Oklahoma City, OK

If you were injured in a slip and fall or premises liability accident, our attorneys have the experience, strong work ethic and compassionate representation needed to make a full and fair recovery. To learn more about how we assist accident victims, contact Cunningham & Mears online or call 405-757-1766 today for a free initial consultation.