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Slip and Fall Lawyer in Atlanta and What You Need to Know

Are you in need of a slip and fall attorney? Slip and Falls is a general term which applies to various circumstances – from someone falling in a grocery store to someone tumbling down the stairs of their apartment complex. Most people do not realize it, but the law involving “slip and falls” is one of the most difficult for an injured party. Our slip and fall lawyer is well experienced in this field.

Unfortunately, the law is heavily slanted in favor of the company, landlord or other owner of the establishment where the injury occurred. In a nutshell, when someone is injured, they have the duty of proving the employer “knew or should have known” about the condition of the premises. For this reason, it is important to have a competent personal injury lawyer help you prove your case.

Hines Law has a lot of experience in personal injury cases. Our law firm has won numerous cases both inside and outside the courtroom and we have a very high success rate.

Our slip and fall lawyer offers free consultation and evaluation of your case. We can come to your location if you are injured. We also offer easy payment plans. Call (770) 941-0913 to schedule your consultation or click here to schedule on-line.

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Mr. Hines has a very high rate of success in personal injury cases both in and out of court.


For example, if someone falls on a wet floor in a grocery store, they must prove the grocery store knew or should have known about the wet floor. If this cannot be proven, the courts will likely rule in favor of the grocery store. There can also be “notice” requirement involved in these cases, meaning that the company must have had “notice” of a defective condition before they can be held liable. Basically, this means if you are injured but the company never had notice of the problem, then you may not be able to recover compensation – even if the company caused the injury.


Medical expenses and income lost while not at work, as well as pain and suffering induced by the injury are the main expenses taken into consideration when we pursue a settlement or go to court. Hines Law fights for your rights.


The above examples will not apply to all situations, but they are given to show how difficult the law is regarding “slip and falls.” This is why it is important to have a competent slip and fall lawyer working hard for you. If you have been injured in a slip and fall, call our office for a free consultation.

Federal law states that all property owners have certain obligations when it comes to keeping their area free from accident prone environments. This obligation includes that they keep their land or properties safe for visitors and free of any potential dangers.

Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. The result could lead to preventative accidents that result in personal injuries to the victim. The premises liability attorneys at Law Offices of Matthew C. Hines have many years of experience holding negligent property owners accountable for injuries that resulted on their land. If this has happened to you, we can do the same in your case.

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If you or someone you know has been injured because of:

  • A slip and fall accident
  • falling down a staircase
  • defective craftsmanship
  • Poorly maintained sidewalk
  • Insufficient Security
  • Slippery floors
  • Food or drink spills not properly disposed of
  • Falling debris

then it is absolutely essential that you take action as quickly as possible. Seek medical attention even if you feel you are alright. It is always better to be safe than sorry. In addition, it helps build you a stronger case if we could prove your injuries.  We understand what you are going through, let us help you attain the settlement you deserve.

Common Injuries Resulted from Premises Liability Cases

Although not as common as workplace injuries or even automobile accidents, a personal injury due to someone’s property maintenance negligence could still be very significant. Some common injuries include:

  • Neck or back injuries
  • sprained ankles or torn ACL’s.
  • Burns
  • Electrical shock
  • Dismemberment
  • Wrongful Death

Contact our Premises Liability Attorneys Serving Atlanta, Austell, and Gwinnett County

 Getting yourself injured can bring you to a lonely place, even resulting in depression. You are left with medical bills, time off of work and lingering injuries. We understand all that you are going through here at Law Offices of Matthew C. Hines. It is for that reason that we want to make sure you are entitled to the full settlement that you deserve. Give us a call today to set up a free consultation with our slip and fall lawyer.