When pursuing your slip or trip and fall case, an important case to know is Kaparian v. AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (2007) 156 Cal.App.4th 11. In this case, they ruled that a height differential of at least 1/4" on a business walkway can be determined to be a hazardous condition. The court found that the defect in the walkways was not only a hazardous condition, but was a triable issue of material fact.
If you or someone you know is pursuing a personal injury case involving a slip or trip and fall on a business walkway, it is important to contact an experienced attorney who knows about precedents established from similar cases. Kohn Law Office provides free consultation on slip or trip and fall claims, and all cases are handled on a contingency basis where there is no fee unless there is a recovery. if you have questions, we would love to help, so please call us at 760-721-8182.