It can happen to anyone just about anywhere: a stumble, slip, trip or fall. And if it happens to you on someone else’s property, what should be your next step?
In a recent interview on Good Day Tulsa, injury lawyer Michael Carr explained the concept of liability in a slip and fall case as well as what an individual should do if they find themselves in a slip and fall situation.
“The first thing you should do is try to take some pictures if you can…and in addition to that, tell the store owner about it so there’s some kind of an incident report,” explained Carr.
According to Carr, most property and business owners are not liable for naturally occurring substances like snow or ice that may accumulate in parking lots. However, if the owner attempts to clear away the substance, but does a poor job of doing so, the property or business owner could be held liable if someone slips or falls. Liability can be extremely complex in slip and fall cases, so it’s always best to consult with a local attorney.
“If it’s determined that a business owner is responsible…then the injured person could seek compensation for their medical bills, trips to the hospital…if they missed work they could also seek compensation for that too…” Carr concluded.
If you’ve got questions about a slip and fall accident, don’t hesitate to reach out to the injury lawyers at Carr & Carr for a complimentary consultation at 866-510-0580.
Summer is in full swing and attention on pool safety should be focused, especially for individuals who have a pool in their backyard. More than half of children who drown between the ages of one and four do so in their own home swimming pool.
In a recent interview on Good Day Tulsa, injury lawyer Michael Carr discussed both the potential dangers of home swimming pools and the liability issues that surround injuries and deaths that may occur.
Like most drivers, you’ve probably had to share the road with semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles. And you’ve probably also been intimidated by the sheer size of these vehicles, especially when they change lanes or swerve unexpectedly.
As the weather begins to warm in Oklahoma, it’s common for
joggers, walkers, and runners to hit the streets. Individuals who use our
roadways to exercise often use headphones or ear buds to listen to music, which
can limit their ability to hear what’s going on around them.
In a recent Good Morning Tulsa interview, injury lawyer Michael
Carr discusses how fault works in a pedestrian accident and offers advice for
anyone who has been injured.
That’s what we do here at Carr & Carr,” said Carr. “We
represent pedestrians who have been hit by drivers who don’t exercise
reasonable care by either driving too fast, driving while on their phones, or
driving while distracted.”
Pedestrian accidents are extremely dangerous. Without the
safety of a car frame, individuals struck by a vehicle are most vulnerable to
injury. If you’ve been involved in a pedestrian accident, don’t hesitate to
call Carr & Carr for help!