Slip & Fall

Property owners have a duty to those who visit their homes or businesses to provide a safe environment. Unfortunately, accidents occur regularly due to poorly maintained premises. Perhaps you slipped and fell in the parking lot at the mall and damaged your muscles and tendons, or a step broke under your feet, causing you to break your leg. If you have been seriously injured because of a property owner’s negligence, you have the right to make a claim for the harm done to you. You need the help of a skilled premises liability attorney. 

Handling Your Slip-And-Fall Case

At Dougherty & Holloway, LLC, our Kansas City premises liability lawyers have more than 30 years of experience serving people who have suffered serious injuries due to another’s negligence. We have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients. Our attorneys have been successful in pursuing these cases against businesses, government properties, private homes and construction sites.

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED ON SOMEBODY ELSE’S PROPERTY?

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We have handled dangerous premises cases involving:

  • Slip-and-fall accidents on ice or other slick surfaces
  • Stairway accidents
  • Elevator accidents
  • Assaults or attacks on business premises
  • Inadequate or negligent security on premises
  • Unsafe conditions in stores
  • Falling merchandise
  • Dangerous retail layouts and designs
  • Sharp corners and defects in retail displays
  • Bar and lounge liability
  • Hotel and motel liability
  • Dog bites
  • Playground accidents
  • Improper warning signs
  • Inappropriate construction site safety
  • Electrocution
  • Propane explosions
  • Roof or window falls
  • Failure to maintain roads and highways
  • Poorly maintained guardrails
  • Toxic exposure and chemical contamination
In any premises liability case, it must be shown that the party in control of premises either knew or ought to have known of the danger before the injury occurred. When possible, we will obtain and review security footage to see how long a condition existed prior to your accident. We will interview witnesses to the accident. We will thoroughly investigate both the incident and the property to learn if there have been prior issues. Our lawyers understand what you are going through, and we will work diligently to obtain compensation for your injuries.

Slip and Fall Attorneys in Kansas City, Missouri

You can also contact us online to learn more about how we can help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with evening and weekend appointments. We also make house calls or we can visit you in the hospital. You are never charged a fee unless you are compensated for your injuries. Spanish translation services are available upon request.