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Halloween Festivities Can Result in Premises Liability Claims

Halloween Premises LiabilityTrick or treating and other Halloween-related activities have been celebrated in Alpharetta for generations. Chances are that you will see costumed revelers of all ages celebrating this October 31st, whether they are walking from house to house or attending parties hosted at local bars or restaurants. Unfortunately, Halloween activities can increase the risk of injury for people participating in these events. With its macabre and “spooky” themes, many Halloween celebrations occur in dimly lit locations, and masks and other costume-related accessories can make it limit a person’ field of vision. As a result, the risk of being involved in a slip and fall accident can be significantly increased on Halloween. When people are injured in a slip and fall accident because of a negligently caused dangerous condition, they may be able to recover by bringing a premises liability1 claim against the property owner.

Slip and fall accidents can leave victims with significant medical issues that can affect them for years. In some cases, a person may even develop a long-term disability that can affect their quality of life. Fortunately, an experienced Alpharetta premises liability lawyer can often help people injured by negligent property owners obtain compensation for their injuries. Call our office today at (770) 355-0780 to schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers

Do I have a premises liability claim?

Not all slip and fall accidents that occur on someone else’s property give rise to a legal claim. Generally speaking, a plaintiff must be able to identify some specific act or omission on the part of the defendant that established that he or she was negligent in some way. Some common examples of the kinds of negligence that can cause slip and fall accidents include:

  • Inadequate lighting
  • Failing to warn about slippery floors
  • Failure to clean spills
  • Exposed electrical cords
  • Cracked flooring
  • Cracked pavement
  • Uneven stairs
  • Torn carpet
  • Debris in walkways
  • Open heights

There are many variables that can determine whether you will be able to bring a claim, so it is important to discuss your case with an experienced lawyer. It is important for victims to be aware that even if they were partially at fault for an accident, they may still be able to recover based on Georgia’s comparative negligence law1. Our lawyers take all of our slip and fall cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you will not have to pay any legal fees unless we successfully recover compensation on your behalf. Call our office today to schedule your free consultation with one of our Alpharetta premises liability lawyers.

1  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premises_liability
2 http://www.legalreforminthenews.com/Tort%20Profiles/GA_Tort_Laws.html

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