Can my brother-in-law was in a car dealership when he tripped over scrunched up carpet, fell very hard, and is now hospitalized?

Asked on May 31, 2012 under Personal Injury, Pennsylvania

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Barry J. Simon / The Law Office of Barry J. Simon

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Depends. In Ca you have to prove either the dealership caused the carper to be scrunched up or it had been in that condition for a sifficient period of time for the dealersip to have known about it or discovered it through a reasonable inspection. Also, if the condition was visible to your brother-in-law, he may have some fault as well.


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