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Slip & Fall Lawyers in Aurora

Compassionate Representation for Accident Victims Since 1957

Property owners are responsible for keeping their property in a safe condition. They are also responsible for alerting occupants and guests to dangers on their property and are required to take appropriate steps to remedy the dangerous condition. Pettit Law Office in Aurora, Missouri, represents people who have been injured by falls caused by dangerous conditions that the property owner failed to fix.

Our Aurora slip-and-fall attorneys are knowledgeable about the various ways in which property owners must maintain their properties. For example, spills should be cleaned up, broken stairways and railings should be fixed, security cameras should work, unlevel concrete should be fixed or marked and public areas should be free from ice. When property owners overlook their safety responsibilities, serious injuries and death can occur.

You can call our firm to arrange a free consultation for your case at (417) 222-6640.

What to Do After an Accident

Because slip and fall cases depend on questions of liability and negligence, insurance companies will often try to prove the injured party is at least partially responsible because it decreases the damages owed. It is vital, therefore, to take this into consideration and anticipate such counterclaims. Don’t think you must take on this process alone! Allow our experienced, compassionate accident attorneys to work closely with you on your case.

Victims can expect several questions that will help determine liability, including:

  • Were you, the plaintiff, distracted during the accident, i.e. by texting or using a smartphone, so that you failed the notice the tripping or falling hazard?
  • Were adequate warning signs, i.e. ‘Wet Floor’ or ‘Uneven Pavement’ posted near the hazard?
  • Were you, the plaintiff in a place you had legal access to? If the accident site was noticeably dangerous, did you have a compelling reason to be in the area?

Let Us Be on Your Side. Call (417) 222-6640

Answering questions of liability alone can be overwhelming. It’s also not necessary. Pettit Law Office is ready to help you answer these questions and any others you may have. A professional advocate is essential when taking on the legal system. Let us be yours.

Pettit Law Office has extensive experience handling premises liability claims arising from a slip-and-fall accident in stores, apartment complexes, parking lots and even farm property. We strive to hold property owners accountable for duty to maintain, and when they fail to meet their responsibilities as a property owner our office helps secure the fair compensation you deserve.Put our premises liability attorneys to work for you.

Please call our Aurora slip and fall accident lawyers today at (417) 222-6640 to schedule your initial consultation. We are proud to offer over 100 years of combined experience in helping people just like you.

Why Hire Pettit Law Office?

Your Recovery is Too Important Not To
  • All attorneys have trial experience & are prepared to go to trial.

  • Over 100 years of combined injury law experience.

  • Lawyers work closely with each client on a case-by-case basis.

  • Direct access to the same attorney from start to finish.

  • Lawyers & paralegals approach each case with compassion.

  • Long track record of successful verdicts & settlements.

  • Spanish language option available for clients who need it.

  • Committed to serving the local Aurora, MO community.

Awards

  • American Association for justice (AAFJ)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
  • BBB A+ Rating
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar
  • MATA
  • Missouri Bar Association