How to Prove Your Slip and Fall Case in New Jersey
You are considered an invitee under the law any time you visit a private home, public building or park. Due to this, this means that the homeowner, property manager, or manager is responsible to ensure that you and all other people that enter the building are safe.
All too often property owners, homeowners and managers fail to properly maintain their property. If there is a known hazard on the property that the owner or manager fails to repair or warn others about , they may be considered to have breached their duty of care. This may result in liability for injuris to certain third parties who visit the property. .
To prove a slip and fall case, the injured party (known as the “plaintiff”) is requiredto establish by the “burden of proof” that there is a viable cause of action. It is also known as the burden of persuasion, which refers to the confidence level of a jury or judge in order to legally find the claim that was placed successful.