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Cedar Rapids Porch & Stair Collapse Lawyer
Among the most common type of injuries that may occur on other people’s property are porch and stair injuries. In colder climates, ice, snow and rain can collect on porches or stairs and create a distinct slipping hazard. Property owners should be reasonably aware of the threat that this presents. As a result, they have a responsibility to minimize the risk by taking proper safety precautions – otherwise, they can be held liable if any injuries should occur.
If you or a loved one has been injured on someone else’s porch or stairs, contact a Cedar Rapids porch & stair collapse lawyer from Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424. We can evaluate the extent of the liability and help you receive any compensation you may be owed.
Causes of Stair and Porch Injuries
Porch and stair injuries may result from a number of causes, from negligence to poor construction. Some of these causes may include:
- A poorly constructed surface resulting in a collapse that causes injury
- Poor lighting that makes walking across a stair or porch difficult and hazardous
- Handrails that are difficult to hold onto or cannot sufficiently hold someone’s weight
- Loose rugs that may cause slips
- Overly icy or slippery surfaces
If you or a loved one has been injured while on someone else’s property, contact the Cedar Rapids porch & stair injury lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., today at (319) 294-4424. We will examine the facts of your case and determine whether you are owed compensation for your injuries.