Slip and fall accidents occur more often as the snow begins to melt. With the rain and snow mix we have been having lately, many people have been reporting slick conditions on walkways and sidewalks. It’s a good idea to know your rights and understand what you can do to receive justice in the event you do experience a slip and fall accidents while out in public.
This blog post is to inform and remind who is responsible for keeping certain areas clear.
Washington State Laws for Snow Removal
Every year thousands of Washingtonians face pain, suffering and disability from a slip and fall accidents on snow and or ice. Each state typically has different legal obligations to remove ice and snow from public sidewalks. City ordinances and local laws also vary. In Washington, the sidewalks are to be cleared of snow and ice by the owner of the building (home, church, business, etc.) within 24 hours of a snow storm. If you use a snow blower, also be aware of noise violations in the area.
Do You Have a Slip and Fall Case?
Facing a serious personal injury from a slip and fall accident on ice or snow can be devastating. Medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages are some things you may be facing. If the negligence of another party caused the accident, you possibly could be able to recover from these losses. You need an experienced, well-versed personal injury attorney from Parke Gordon to handle your slip and fall case. Call for a free consultation with a slip and fall attorney. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case. We’ll fight to help you recover every penny you’re owed. Take this stress out of your life. Call (509) 582-7274 now!
You Pay Nothing Until We Win Your Case
Tri-Cities, Washington Law Office
Our Tri-Cities, Washington law office provides legal services to injury clients in and surrounding Tri-Cities, including clients injured in accidents in Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland, Washington. Visit or call our Tri-Cities office now.8905 W Gage Blvd, #200 Kennewick, WA 99336 Phone:(509) 582-7274