With the unpredictable nature of Kansas weather comes many potential hazards. These hazards can result in your injury (broken bones, death, head injuries, etc...). Today we will discuss slip and fall accidents.
Do you have a slip and fall claim?
Falling, tripping and slipping each fall under Kansas "slip and fall" premise liability laws. Simply having an accident is not enough however. Your accident, and the resulting injury, must have been caused by the negligence of another. In addition, it must be shown that the negligent party knew about the hazard and did nothing to warn/protect you from its danger and, that a reasonable person in the circumstances would have warned/protected you against the injury.
An accident may be caused by:
You must file your claim, for your injury, within two years of the accident. Kansas is a "comparative fault" state, meaning what your compensation amount will be based on what part you played in the accident. You must be 49%, or less, at fault to be compensated. Should you fall below 50%, you may be entitled to some or all of the following:
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