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Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer La Plata, Maryland

If you’ve been hurt, we can help obtain compensatory relief

Public and private property owners are responsible for your slip-and-fall injury, if it occurred on their premises and if their actions are negligent. In Maryland, slip-and-fall injuries are handled under a fault-based system of law where property owners have a duty to correct dangerous conditions or warn visitors to the property about known hazards. Mudd, Mudd & Fitzgerald, P.A. takes the responsible property owner to task, seeking damages under Maryland’s premises liability and personal injury laws, demanding just compensation for your injuries that resulted from their knowing neglect.

What is premises liability?

Premises liability holds property owners to a higher duty of care to protect business customers, invitees, and social guests, and makes them less responsible for trespassers. The property owner is not responsible for your injuries by design; rather, for premises liability to apply, the property owner must have knowingly disregarded the safety of others likely to visit the property both indoors and outdoors. Hiring experienced La Plata personal injury attorneys is important, because they know the law and they understand the trauma associated with your slip-and-fall injury.

Potential indoor dangers:

  • Cords and other obstructions
  • Defective escalators
  • Narrow stairs
  • Poor lighting
  • Raised carpeting
  • Sticky floors
  • Slippery floors
  • Torn carpeting
  • Uneven floors
  • Uneven stairs
  • Wet floors
  • Worn carpeting

Potential outdoor dangers:

  • Holes or uneven surfaces
  • Lighting inadequacies
  • Missing handrails
  • Pavements — cracked, broken, or uneven
  • Sidewalks — cracked, broken, or uneven
  • Snow or ice removal failure
  • Snow or ice treatment failure

Damages are the monetary award Mudd, Mudd & Fitzgerald, P.A. seeks on your behalf as a result of your slip-and-fall injuries. There are specific statutes of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit from the date of your accident, making it important to contact the Maryland injury lawyers at Mudd, Mudd & Fitzgerald, P.A. as soon as you are able. Let us protect your rights and obtain for you the damages you deserve.

La Plata, Maryland attorneys on your side since 1907

If you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, the lawyers at Mudd, Mudd & Fitzgerald, P.A., the oldest and largest law firm in Charles County, can help. We are competitively priced and prepared to discuss your legal needs. Our office is handicapped-accessible and conveniently located two blocks from the Charles County Circuit and District Courts. Please call today to schedule an appointment by calling 240.776.5078 or contact us online to discuss your slip-and-fall injury.

We are leaders, litigators and trial attorneys who fight for your rights.