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Slip-and-Fall Lawsuits: 5 Quick Facts

You may have a vague notion of slip and fall lawsuits after seeing commercials on TV showing a sad person with a broken hip exclaim, "Help, I've fallen and I can't get up!"

Slip and fall is a term used for a personal injury case in which a person slips or trips and falls, and is injured on someone else's property. Slip-and-fall cases are grouped under the general umbrella of premises liability.

Here are five quick basic facts about slip-and-fall cases that you should know: