Property owners are required by law to maintain their premises in a condition that is safe for passersby and visitors. If they fail to live up to this responsibility and a serious slip-and-fall accident occurs, they can be held liable. Victims of slip-and-fall injuries in Rhode Island and Massachusetts turn to Karns & Kerrison to help them protect their rights and obtain fair compensation for their injuries.
Since 1974, our experienced and compassionate attorneys have successfully handled personal injury claims of all types, including those resulting from slip-and-falls. If you or someone you love sustained a head injury, spinal cord injury, bone fracture, or other bodily harm after slipping and falling on someone else's property, contact our firm as soon as possible. We can help you preserve important evidence and lay the foundation for a successful case.
Common Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents
Slip-and-fall cases can be complex. Multiple dangerous property conditions may have contributed to your accident. As a result, multiple people and/or entities may be liable for your injuries. Because of the complex layers of responsibility, it is crucial to have an experienced Rhode Island slip-and-fall accident lawyer on your side. Slip-and-fall accidents can happen anywhere, including supermarkets, parking lots, gas stations, sidewalks, hotels, restaurants, apartment complexes, and private homes.
These accidents are commonly caused by:
- Slipping on ice and snow on sidewalks, driveways or walkways
- Falling into an open hole
- Slipping and falling down a flight of stairs
- Falling on dangerous patches of pavement or ground
- Slipping on liquids or food on the floor
- Building code violations
- Defective stairway or floor design
- Lack of a proper stairway handrail
We Work to Uncover the Truth
With more than 85 years of collective experience, the attorneys at Karns & Kerrison can help you obtain the justice and compensation you need to move forward with your life. We will thoroughly investigate the cause of your accident, interview witnesses, gather evidence and photographs of the scene and document your injuries and losses.
Our firm has a long history of achieving sizeable verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured clients. We represent clients on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we win compensation for you. Attorney referrals are welcome.
Car Accident Traumatic Brain InjuryI would definitely recommend Karns & Kerrison to anyone who asked - they come through for you.
- Patricia Feeley
Slipped on Greasy FloorI have no reservations whatsoever in recommending Karns & Kerrison.
- Mike Carey
Rear End CollisionNothing but positive results from consultation, to filing the legal suit, handling of a major operation, to recovery and finalizing a generous settlement.
- Larry Goldfarb
Horrible Car AccidentThey not only got me a fair settlement, they helped to get me well.
Motor Vehicle Accident - Braga BridgeIt was comforting to know I had someone watching out for me.
- Jeanie Small
Pedestrian hit by CarI did not know where to turn when I realized I needed legal help but I am very happy that I found Karns & Kerrison.