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  • Orefield Office


    2239 PA Route 309
    First Floor
    Orefield, Pennsylvania 18069

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    Attorney Gerald M.Barr is a very knowledgeable attorney in his field he is caring and quick to act. I highly recommend this attorney.

    — Client

Pennsylvania Injury Attorney Defends Clients on Slip and Fall Claims

Skilled lawyer represents businesses and homeowners in the Orefield area in premises liability lawsuits

Pennsylvania law obligates businesses to protect the public from unsafe conditions on the business premises. If a business fails to exercise reasonable care and someone is injured as a result, the company may be responsible for a patron or visitor's injuries. The same is true for homeowners, who must make their grounds reasonably safe for guests and others, such as delivery persons, who have a legal right to enter the property. At Gerald M. Barr, I employ a practical, professional approach to ensure that my clients in the Orefield area and throughout Pennsylvania are protected from false or unreasonable claims. I will challenge the plaintiff's allegations to protect your rights and mitigate damages.

Proven Pennsylvania advocate explains legal duty of care

Property owners owe a legal duty of care to all visitors who legally enter their premises. For a business to be found responsible for a slip and fall accident on its premises, evidence must prove that a dangerous condition existed on the property, that condition caused an injury, and that at least one of the following is true:

  • The owner or an employee caused the dangerous condition on the premises.
  • The owner or an employee knew about the dangerous condition on the premises and did nothing about it.
  • The owner or an employee should have known about the dangerous condition on the premises as would be expected of a reasonable person.

I will work to disprove all elements of these claims to protect the property owners my firm represents.

Knowledgeable litigator consults with experts to bolster your defense

I consult with knowledgeable and respected experts while preparing your defense against a slip and fall claim. With the assistance of physicians, chiropractors and forensic engineers, I can work to negotiate a favorable settlement that limits your liability. If trial is necessary, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony so that jurors can see that your business is not responsible or that the injuries are not as severe as claimed.

Seek prompt counsel for slip and fall claim defense

By immediately consulting an attorney, you can help ensure the collection of valuable evidence in challenging a slip and fall claim. At Gerald M. Barr, I will thoroughly investigate the premises where the accident occurred to gather crucial evidence, photograph the accident scene and interview witnesses. I know that a significant delay could cause critical evidence to be lost. You can trust me to handle the premises liability claim you face with the professionalism and dedication you deserve.

Contact a Pennsylvania premises liability defense attorney to protect your business

Gerald M. Barr defends business and residential property owners throughout Pennsylvania against slip and fall claims. Call me at 610-398-5398 or contact me online to schedule your Free consultation at my Orefield office.