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The importance of legal help after a slip-and-fall accident

When there is an injury or a fatality because of a dangerous property condition in Saint Peters, the victim or the victim's family has the right to seek compensation. While these accidents and injuries might seem unusual, they happen quite frequently and it is vital that those who are affected by them understand the law regarding property accidents and how to pursue a legal filing.

What happens if I slip and fall at someone's house?

When Missouri residents step into stores to go about completing their shopping, or they go to an office to meet someone, they expect that the premises they have stepped into are safe. This is also true when they go into another person's home. This expectation of safety applies not only to commercial areas, but also to homes -- when someone comes into your home, they assume that it is reasonably safe and the property owner or the non-owner resident is responsible for ensuring the environment remains relatively safe. If someone slips and falls at someone else's premises, the property owner or non-owner resident might be held accountable under the theory of premises liability, but it depends on the status of the person who was injured.

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