Orangeburg Slip and Fall Lawyer  

Slip and fall accidents occur more than you might think. In fact, according to the National Floor Safety Institute, nearly eight million people will suffer a slip and fall accident and injury every year. Unfortunately, these accidents can result in serious injury and harm.

If you have suffered an injury, contact an Orangeburg slip and fall lawyer. Our experienced injury attorneys can provide you with invaluable assistance to help you recover financial compensation for your injury.

Property Owners Hold a Duty of Care to Their Visitors

Under state premises liability law, most of those people who go into a store or a restaurant are considered to be invitees. An invitee has been defined as a person who is either on another’s property or remains there for a commercial benefit.

In the case of a store, a customer who comes into the store with the intention of buying something would be considered an invitee. This is an important distinction because when a person is considered an invitee they are owed a duty of care from the owner of the establishment.

This duty requires that the store owner exercise ordinary care to otherwise protect an invitee from any risks of harm from a condition on the premises. This means that a store owner must take certain precautions to ensure that people like you are not injured while in the store.

Common Causes of Slips, Trips, and Falls in Orangeburg

Experienced attorneys have litigated the most common causes of slip and fall accidents in Orangeburg, including:

  • Uneven pavement
  • Loose floorboards
  • Unsecured carpets and runners
  • Improperly installed handrails and guardrails
  • Liquids and other substances on the ground

If you have suffered an injury because of a slip and fall, it is critical that you document the injury by notifying the property owner and if possible take pictures of the scene and what caused your accident and injury. In addition, it is always advisable to get legal counsel before accepting a settlement offer from an insurance company.

Compensation for Falling Accidents

Slip and fall accidents have been cited as one of the leading causes for workers missing days from work according to the Center for disease control. Not only do these accidents result in people missing days from work, but slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of people seeking emergency medical treatment according to the Safe Floor Institute.

Our skilled attorneys are prepared to help slip and fall victims recover compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Future medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of future income when permanent injuries prevent you from returning to work

A lawyer in Orangeburg can work closely with individuals to help them determine damages and injuries after a slip, trip, or fall. A legal representative could also aggressively pursue compensation from all liable parties.

Contacting an Orangeburg Slip and Fall Attorney

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident in a store, business, restaurant, or at work, you can rely on the trusted experience of Orangeburg slip and fall lawyers. Call the office today to set up a consultation. Our team is standing by.


Free Consultation

(843) 884-6615

The contents of this Web site are for informational purposes regarding legal issues in South Carolina and are not intended to convey detailed legal advice on specific issues. Transmission of the information contained in this site or any sites linked hereto is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Our attorneys practice law only in jurisdictions we are properly authorized to do so and do not seek to represent anyone in any jurisdiction where this site does not comply with applicable laws and bar rules. The lawyers of the law firm of Christmas Injury Lawyers are licensed to practice law in the State of South Carolina. Readers should not act upon the information contained in this site without first seeking the advice of an attorney licensed to practice in your area.

Attorneys principally practice in Mt. Pleasant office, but we will meet you at the time and office most convenient to you. We will also come to your hospital room or home upon request.

The information given above are examples of actual cases with actual clients our law firm has handled in the past. The reviews listed on our website are endorsements and/or testimonials from actual clients. Any results our law firm may achieve on behalf of one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

In an effort to continue serving the community while keeping everyone healthy and safe, our office is offering phone and video consultations. To schedule or learn more call (843) 884-6615 or fill out a contact form here.