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Slip and Fall Attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

Slip and fall cases, also known as premises liability or trip and fall cases, often involve a landowner or property manager/operator ignoring or failing to remedy dangerous conditions that lead to personal injury. Landowners and property managers have a legal responsibility to guests to keep their property safe and free of dangerous conditions.

Successful prosecution of slip and fall cases can be difficult, and often require investigation into the facts, circumstances and safety regulations that may apply to a particular property.

Burgess Law Firm has successfully brought many slip and fall, or premises liability claims on behalf of people injured due to dangerous property conditions, and have the expertise and resources necessary to pursue and win slip and fall, or premises liability, lawsuits.

When Property Owners Fail to Take Reasonable Steps to Safeguard Against Guest and Customers Being Injured, They Are Liable for Any Personal Injuries that Occur as A Result.

Common examples of slip and fall or premises liability cases include:

  • Businesses that fail to warn customers of a wet floor.

  • Landowners who fail to correct dangerous walkways and stairs.

  • Failure to properly maintain machinery and equipment that results in personal injury.

  • An injury as a result of an accident in a retail store.

  • Injuries are related to a lack of proper or sufficient security.

Additionally, if you are injured in a slip and fall accident while in a public park or on government property, the state or federal government might be at fault for creating or failing to cure the dangerous condition, and therefore liable for your injuries.

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Slip and Fall Accidents Are Very Common.

According to the National Safety Council, in 2011, there were approximately 8.9 million visits related to falls to the emergency department annually in the United States. That makes slip and fall accidents one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries.

Common locations for slip and fall accidents are:

  • Doorways

  • Ramps

  • Areas with heavy traffic

  • Uneven surfaces

  • Areas prone to wetness or spills

  • Unguarded heights

  • Unstable work surfaces

  • Ladders

  • Stairs

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If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident it is important for you to contact an experienced Kansas City slip and fall, premises liability, an attorney that has the expertise and resources necessary to pursue to win slip and fall, or premises liability, lawsuits.

Mitch Burgess has a proven record of success in slip and fall and premises liability cases. That success in slip and fall and premises liability lawsuits has led to Mitch being recognized in Missouri Weekly among Missouri's Winningest Plaintiff Attorneys, Super Lawyers of Kansas City, Best of the Bar in Kansas City, and Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers.

If you believe that you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, please contact Mitch Burgess.

We are conveniently located near I-35 and I-70 in Downtown Kansas City at 1000 Broadway, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64105.