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Obtain Compensation After a Defective Stairway Accident

Obtain Compensation After a Defective Stairway Accident

Every year, hundreds of people are unexpectedly injured in stairway accidents across the state. When the accident happens while on another’s property, the property owner or manager could be held responsible for the victim’s injuries. If you have been hurt in an accident caused by defective stairs, you may be eligible for monetary compensation for your damages. A skilled attorney can help you establish liability, build a strong case, and ensure you obtain the highest compensation available. Southern California’s premier premises liability attorneys at Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox, LLP can advocate on your behalf.

Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox, LLP has successfully represented those who have been injured as a result of another’s negligence for many years. The law firm understands the complex statutes surrounding premises liability and they are prepared to help you obtain the monetary compensation you deserve. To obtain a free, no-obligation consultation with Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox, LLP, consider completing the quick and easy confidential form here.

Common Causes of Injury in Stairway Accidents

A slip and fall accident on a stairwell can happen as a result of a variety of factors, including, but not limited to:

  • Slippery stairs or surfaces,
  • Defective or missing handrails,
  • Cluttered or blocked stairways,
  • Collapsed stairways,
  • Insufficient lighting,
  • Broken or loose handrails,
  • Defective stair risers,
  • Steps that are uneven,
  • Obstructions that are left on the stairs,
  • Rotting wood or broken steps,
  • Frayed or loose carpeting, and
  • Stairs that are not in compliance with local building codes

Injuries That Can Happen as a Result of a Stairway Accident

Whenever a person loses his or her balance while on the stairs, the consequences can be dire. Since these accidents tend to happen when the person is at a higher elevation, the injuries sustained from these accidents can be very serious. The following is a short list of some of the most common types of injuries that can happen in a stairway accident.

  • Spinal cord injuries,
  • Traumatic brain injuries,
  • Internal injuries,
  • Broken bones,
  • Facial disfigurement, and
  • Nerve damage

Consult With an Established Law Firm Today

When you or a loved one was injured in a stairway accident, it may be possible to obtain monetary compensation from the negligent party responsible for the accident. Stairway accident cases tend to be challenging and for this reason, it is important to work with an established attorney who can ensure you receive the monetary compensation you deserve. With the support of a skilled attorney, you may be able to maximize the damages available to you.

Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox, LLP is exceptionally skilled in defective stairway accident cases. Although many premises liability accidents can have similarities with one another, every case is unique and should therefore be treated as such. With the support of an established law firm, it will be possible to build a strong case against the at-fault party and obtain the highest compensation available. Consider obtaining the legal guidance and support of Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox, LLP. You can arrange a no-cost case evaluation with the law firm today by completing the confidential form found here.

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Stephen Levine, is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Defense — an honor achieved by only the top criminal law attorneys in California. Mr. Levine has over 40 years of experience in criminal defense and family law serving Southern California, and is a highly regarded Super Lawyer as well as AV Rated attorney.