Slip-and-Fall Accident Lawsuits in Connecticut

Owners of public and private property have a legal duty to keep their properties reasonably safe, so that visitors do not run an unreasonable risk of injury. This concept is known as premises liability, and slip-and-fall accidents are the most common form of premises liability lawsuit.

Slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accidents have many causes:

  • Failure to shovel or salt snow and ice
  • Slippery substances on floors
  • Broken sidewalks or defects in pavement
  • Failure of elevators to level properly
  • Stairways that are not constructed or maintained according to standard building codes
  • Poor lighting in stairways or at exits

If you have been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, it is important to seek independent legal advice as soon as possible. Lawsuits based on slip and fall accidents are known to be difficult to prove; the sooner your attorney can begin working on your case, the better your chance of success.

Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys in Connecticut

Located in New Haven, the law firm of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., has represented the rights of injured people throughout the state since 1988. Over the course of more than 25 years, we have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of people injured due to the negligence of others.

The AV- and Distinguished-rated* lawyers at our firm enjoy a strong reputation for providing aggressive and vigorous legal representation in all types of injury cases, including premises liability cases based on slip and fall accidents.

Our attorneys have brought successful legal claims against private and public landowners, cities and counties, and supermarket chains and other businesses with a legal duty to prevent harm to visitors.

An Example Of Our Proven Abilities

Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., recently resolved a slip-and-fall accident case where a serious injury occurred as a result of a defective sidewalk. The jury verdict was for $944,000. The city's appeal was denied by the appellate and supreme courts and the city eventually paid $1.1 million to our client. Read more about our recent success stories on the Cases & Verdicts page of this website.

Contingency Fees ∙ Free Consultations

At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we handle all slip-and-fall accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers, contact Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., today. Call 866-689-1248 or send us an e-mail.


*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Disclaimer: Past performance cannot guarantee future results. Any reference to these cases should not be considered as any sort of guarantee. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.