Can I recover for my trip and fall case in the State of Oregon?
If you tripped and fell in Oregon due to someone’s negligence and the fall caused you injury, call the Law office of Clark Law and Associates, L.L.C. at (503) 238-1010. We usually handle Oregon trip and fall cases on a contingency fee basis.
In Oregon, a property owner or the person who controls the property must use reasonable care to avoid harming others. See UCJI No. 20.02.
Sidewalk Trip and Fall Claims in Portland, Oregon
In some cities, such as Portland, Oregon, property owners are “responsible for constructing, reconstructing, maintaining and repairing the sidewalks, curbs, driveways and parking strips abutting or immediately adjacent to said land” with exceptions. Property owner(s) are liable for damages to any person who is injured due to any “defective condition of any sidewalk, curb, driveway or parking strip adjacent to said land, or by reason of the property owner’s failure to keep such sidewalk, curb, driveway or parking strip in safe condition and good repair.” See Portland City Code 17.28.020.
If you can prove that an Oregon business/property owner was negligent, click here for general factors in case value.