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Have you been injured on someone else’s property because they failed to keep it safe? If you are injured while visiting a grocery store, a mall, an office or another person’s home because of the owner’s failure to keep the property safe, you may be entitled to compensation.

In North Carolina, business owners and property owners have a legal responsibility to maintain their property with reasonable care to prevent accidents – including falls. If they fail to keep their property safe or neglect to warn visitors of known hazards, they may be held liable.

Let a Shelby, NC slip and fall lawyer at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., review your accident and explain your legal options free of charge. Whether you are in Shelby, Rutherfordton, Lincolnton or Gastonia or a surrounding county, a skilled premises liability lawyer is available to answer your questions.

Contact us by calling (704) 734-9512 or by using our online contact form. The personal injury lawyers at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., are ready to stand shoulder to shoulder with you and help you get your life back after a slip and fall accident.

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The law office of Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., is located in Shelby, N.C. approximately 40 miles west of Charlotte, N.C. Our mission is to provide aggressive, innovative, and passionate representation for people who are often in the midst of stress and anxiety associated with legal problems.

How We Help Slip and Fall Accident Victims in North Carolina

When you work with a personal injury attorney at Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., after a slip and fall accident, you can rely on us to:

  • Fully investigate what really caused the motorcycle accident.
  • Talk to experts about the cause of the crash, the extent of your injuries, and other important factors about the case.
  • File your claim with the insurance companies for all the responsible parties.
  • If necessary, file a lawsuit in the proper Superior Court and prepare for litigation.
  • Negotiate for a settlement that provides you with full and fair motorcycle injury compensation without going to court, if possible.
  • Take your case to trial and present your case to the jury if a negotiated settlement isn’t possible.
  • Explore all other additional options for you, such as filing a claim for workers’ compensation benefits or Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits.

While your claim is pending, you can rely on Teddy, Meekins & Talbert, P.L.L.C., to keep you informed about what’s going on. Feel free to talk to your attorney to get answers to all your questions. We believe our clients truly deserve that level of personal attention.

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Slip And Fall Cases And Premises Liability In North Carolina

Slip and fall injuries can occur anywhere, indoors or outdoors. For example, a wet floor, a pothole, poorly light steps, or an icy parking lot can cause a slip and fall accident.

North Carolina premises liability law applies to both homes and businesses. Property owners and property management agents have a duty to maintain a property in safe condition with adequate security. When they fail to do so, people can suffer serious slip and fall injuries including back injuries, neck injuries, head injuries and broken hips. Most successful premises liability lawsuits in North Carolina involve people who are lawfully on another’s property — whether as a customer at a retail store or office or as a guest at a friend’s house, for example. The key to a successful slip and fall claim is to prove the property owner was aware of the hazard and did nothing to address it.