It doesn't matter where you live in the state of New Jersey, there's a good chance that you spend time visiting a variety of businesses on a regular basis. Along with this, you may find yourself a pedestrian from time to time.
With all this in mind, you may never think twice about being involved in a slip and fall accident. After all, you are always cautious and you do your best to watch where you are walking. Even so, you could still be involved in a serious accident due to the negligence of a property owner.
In the state of New Jersey, property owners have many obligations in regards to maintaining their property to ensures its safety. This includes but is not limited to:
-- Property owners must clean up spills as soon as it is noticed.
-- Property owners must use signs to let pedestrians know when floors are wet.
-- Store owners are required to keep all aisles clear of hazards.
-- Property owners must clear sidewalks from ice and snow within a reasonable period of time.
While most property owners are aware of these obligations, some don't think twice about following the law. As a result, they put others in a bad spot.
Were you injured due to the negligence of a property owner? Once you receive medical attention, it's time to learn more about your legal rights.
At our law firm, we know that you're dealing with a difficult situation. Once you contact us, we can review your accident and give you advice on which steps to take next.