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A woman slipped and fell on a public premises and is injured.The Boughter Law Office has vast experience in representing people injured on the premises of another. In general, businesses and landowners owe their guests a duty to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition, inside and out, including parking lots and walkways. Moreover, business owners owe a duty to their guests to protect against foreseeable criminal attacks. Oftentimes these attacks result from inadequate lighting, lack of security and a landowner's mere deliberate indifference to making the premises safe despite knowledge of prior criminal attacks on their property.

As a knowledgeable Fort Wayne premises liability attorney, Robert Boughter has aggressively represented clients against large insurance companies. He has experience handling a wide range of cases involving dangerous circumstances, including:

  • Dog bites
  • Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents
  • Third-party criminal attacks
  • Falling merchandise
  • Dangerous aisles
  • Poor lighting
  • Inadequate or negligent security
  • Defective staircases
  • Faulty railings
  • Malfunctioning elevators or escalators
  • Malfunctioning automatic doors

The Boughter Law Office has successfully represented victims injured in nearly every type of premises case, including: slip and falls, trip and falls, inadequate lighting, dog bites, shootings, injuries due to intoxicated patrons at clubs, robberies, batteries, third party criminal attacks, inadequate security, negligent security, defective staircases, faulty railings, malfunctioning elevators or escalators, and falling merchandise.

Prevent Slips and Falls

Each year, June is designated as National Safety Month by the National Safety Council.  The goal of National Safety Month is to raise awareness of common causes of injury that can be reduced or even prevented with the proper precautions.  This year the theme is titled “What I Live For”, and one of the focuses is on slip and fall prevention. At Boughter Law Office, we decided to do our part in raising awareness by sharing 10 helpful tips on how to…

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