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Can I sue my landlord for slip and fall accident injuries that occurred outside of where I live

Saint Paul, MN |

i fell outside of where i live. i had to have x-rays and i am now seeing a chiropractor. am i entitled to out of pocket expenses?

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It depends. If you fell because of the negligence of your landlord, you have a case for medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering. However, if your landlord was not at fault, you have no case. Take some pictures and consult with an attorney near you.

Good luck.

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The answer is that it depends and I cannot give you a conclusive answer based upon the facts in your post. If you were still on your landlord's property when you slipped and fell, your landlord may be liable for your injuries. But only if you slipped and injured yourself due to a dangerous condition on the property that your landlord knew or should have known about prior to the accident and failed to repair or warn you about. If that is the case, then your landlord may be liable for your injuries.

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Hard to believe, but it depends. Don't let the statute of limitations run. See a lawyer.

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