Property owners have an obligation to keep their property safe from hazards that could bring harm to their guests. Unfortunately, not all property holders take this responsibility as seriously as they should, allowing parts of the building to fall into disrepair. Stairways are one such building component that are far too often allowed to be poorly maintained and become dangerous to unsuspecting tenants and visitors. When a stairway is not properly built or is poorly maintained, it can collapse, causing serious injuries to those on and around the stairs
If you have been hurt in a stairway collapse, our Racine stair collapse lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to help you hold the party responsible for your injury accountable for its negligence. Contact our experienced personal injury lawyers at 800-242-2874 for a free case evaluation today.
A stairway collapse can lead to serious injuries for anyone involved. Falls from great heights due to collapses can break bones, cause severe head trauma and brain damage, or even devastating spinal cord injuries. Additionally, people can be crushed or killed under the resulting debris.
Regrettably, many stairway collapses could have been prevented has the responsible party taken appropriate action. Far too many stairway collapses are caused by factors that could have been easily fixed, such as:
When a property owner or manager neglects to fix these and other problems, they risk injuring innocent people and can be held accountable for their irresponsible neglect.
If you have been hurt in a stairway collapse, a Racine stair collapse attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® may be able to help you seek compensation for your injuries. Call our compassionate legal team at 800-242-2874 to learn more about how we can serve you.