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What is Necessary to Prevail in a Torts claim in a Slip and Fall Accident?

Posted by Maria Ramos in Blog. No Comments

31st May

If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a slip and fall accident. Before considering a lawsuit for damages in Puerto Rico, the injured party must prove the following elements as part of the cause of action:

The existence of a dangerous condition inside the business which cause the fall. For example, liquid, unevenness in the floor, darkness in place, etc.
The owner of the employee were aware of the dangerous condition.
The existence was reasonably foreseeable to impute knowledge to the owner or the employee.

What is the evidence that can be used to establish negligence?

Photos- Take photographs of the scene of the accident, your clothing and shoes and any bruising, cuts, scrapes or required stitches to document your injury.
Witnesses– If someone witnesses your fall, try to get their name, address and telephone number.
Accident Report- If … Read More »






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