Poorly maintained railings and slippery stairways frequently lead to devastating, life-altering injuries, including back and spinal cord injuries and even death. It is a property owner’s responsibility to maintain his or her home in a safe condition. This includes ensuring that all necessary repairs are made and handrails and railings are kept secure. When homeowners or property managers fail to safeguard their property against potential hazards or provide proper warnings about defective railings or stairs, they may be held responsible for their negligence.
At Bredell & Bredell, we help people who have suffered serious injuries after slipping and falling from defective railings and stairs. With more than 30 years of experience, our Michigan lawyers have the knowledge and resources necessary to help individuals recover the compensation they need now and in the years to come. Contact our law office to discuss your options. We represent individuals hurt in falls at apartments, homes, grocery stores, malls, department stores, restaurants and other locations around the Ann Arbor area.
Defective Railings And Stairway Falls
Our firm meticulously investigates every slip-and-fall claim. We work quickly to gather critical evidence before it is covered up. To help us establish a record of the conditions on the stairway, deck or balcony, it is important to contact our office as soon as possible after the accident.
Defects in railings may not be easily identifiable. Rotted wood, rusted bolts and low railings that are not built up to code can easily lead to a fall. Railings that are not properly secured along stairways may also contribute to a fall.
Stairway falls are most common when railings are either missing, broken or defective, or when they are not properly maintained. In the winter, stairways can be especially dangerous, when water, slush and ice make stairways especially slippery.
Our goal is simple. We want to obtain the best possible compensation for you.
Contact Our Ypsilanti Stair Rail Accident Attorneys
Are you looking for answers and help after falling from a staircase or defective railing? Contact our law firm online or toll-free at 734-482-5000 to schedule an appointment with one of our Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor-area premises liability attorneys. We are here when you need us. We offer flexible appointments, and we can meet you at either the hospital or home if your injury would make it difficult for you to reach our offices.