Portland Slip and Fall Attorneys
Understand Your Right to Compensation in Oregon
"Slip and Fall" is a usual term used to describe accidents, and the subsequent injuries, caused by a hazardous condition on the property of another. The property owner in Portland may be liable to you for any injuries you suffered while on their property.
Circumstances for Slip and Falls in Portland Oregon
Slip and Falls can be caused by unsafe circumstances on property in Oregon.
Hazardous conditions are sorted into three areas. First, there are structural defects that are typically found in older buildings in need of repair. Second, there are hazards created by the weather, like slick driveways. Lastly, there are building code violations that are found when a building owner has not taken the steps required by law to make sure that their property is safe.
The type of evidence you will need to show to prove your injury may depend on what type of Slip and Fall case you have in Portland.
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If you or a loved one was hurt while slipping or falling as a result of a hazardous condition on someone else's property in Portland, then you should hire a skilled Slip and Fall attorney. By doing so, you will have the best chance of being paid for your injuries.
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