- Slip and fall due to inadequate isle cleanups;
- General negligence by store employees;
- Faulty ramp or stairway design; or
- Failure to notify customers of wet conditions.
California Slip and Fall LawsCertain criteria are required to show whether or not recovery is permitted against a property owner or occupier of the property. Courts will generally look at a number of factors before allowing a claimant to pursue with recovery. Many times injured parties fail to act within the required statutory period, which may result is a bar against bringing forth there cause of action. California requires for a claimant to establish notice before bringing a cause of action for slip and fall injuries. Notice in California for slip and fall injuries require a showing of actual or constructive knowledge by the landowner. Such knowledge can be established with either circumstantial or direct evidence of the landowner’s knowledge.
Injuries related to these types of accidents may include but are not limited to:
- Permanent brain injuries;
- Spinal cord damage;
- Neck injuries;
- Fractured pelvis;
- Facial lacerations including broken nose, loss of hearing, loss of eyesight,
- Broken tibia and or broken femur.