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Unfortunately most people will suffer a slip and fall or trip and fall at some point in their lifetime and some people will be very seriously injured as a result. When business or property owners fail to take proper precautions innocent people can suffer long-lasting and life changing injuries, even fatal at times. The most common injuries result from:

  •  Broken sidewalks and walkways
  • Defective stairs or handrails
  • Defective flooring or maintenance issues
  • Elevator and escalator malfunctions
  • Failure to remove snow or ice
  • Spills
  • Wet or slick floors

You need an experienced and compassionate legal team on your side to fight for you. Richard J. Hollawell and Associates are personally committed to our clients and will fight to get you the maximum compensation that you or your loved one deserves. 

Contact us today at 1-800-681-3550 and we will begin working for you immediately. 


Most personal injuries happen outside the home on the property that is owned by someone else. If you have been hurt while shopping or visiting a commercial, public, or residential property, you may be entitled to receive compensation under New Jersey law. It is imperative to talk to an experienced New Jersey premises liability attorney before the statute of limitation expires or the property owner offers compensation below what you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a negligent property owner failing to fix or inspect a possible safety hazard contact our Richard Hollawell and we can help determine the severity of your case.

Negligent Property Owners

Under premises liability law, a home or business owner has a duty to keep visitors safe from harm. This means that property owners must meet certain standards of safe maintenance of the property to avoid slick surface accidents as well as falls resulting in injury. A property owner is not held responsible for guaranteeing the safety of visitors, however, the property owner does have a duty to take reasonable measures to ensure the safety of visitors.

Types of Negligence

Some examples of hazardous conditions at shopping centers, commercial office buildings and other places that can cause injuries to include:

  • Insufficient lighting: Poorly lit stairwells can lead to slip-and-fall injuries.
  • Uneven walkways: Broken or cracked sidewalks can cause trip-and-fall injuries.
  • Accumulations of snow or ice: Uncleared snow or ice on walkways can lead to slip-on-ice injuries.
  • Slippery floors: A slippery or wet surface can lead to falls resulting in fractures
  • Unsafe structural conditions: crumbling stairs, broken revolving doors, malfunctioning escalators, unsafe elevators, unsecured scaffolding, and defective railways or ramps.
  • Falling objects: Improperly placed displays falling
  • Inadequate security resulting in assault
  • Parking lot falling
  • Toxic fumes or substances
  • Lead poisoning
  • Fire hazards
  • Plants or trees that obscure drivers’ views
  • Violations of building codes
  • Dog attacks
  • Construction debris
  • Exposed electrical equipment leading to electrocution
  • Swimming pool injuries

Setting Up a Consultation For Your Slip and Fall Case

It is smart to move quickly if you think you have a premise claim, once there is an injury, the property owner may move to cover up the negligence proving your case. The attorneys with Richard Hollowell will work to prove your case and secure proper compensation. If you have fallen victim to a property owners negligence you have a claim to cover hospital bills, and any lost wages from not being able to work, as well as for emotional hardship. Call to Set up a consultation with Richard Hollowell at 1-800-681-3550 or online at via our contact form.


Client Reviews

Richard Hollawell is like no other attorney. I was represented better than I could’ve ever imagined. I was treated as a friend rather than a client. My opinions were valued and my doubts were always reassured. The process was always explain to me, even if I needed reassurance over and over.”

M. Edwards

“His compassion and fight for vindication for our daughter, Sarah Ann Fuller cannot be surpassed. It has never been about just money. It has been about making those who harmed our daughter accountable for their actions. I absolutely give Richard Hollawell, Esq. the highest rating.”

D. Fuller

I was a client of Rick Hollawell. He handled my case with persistence and professionalism. Communication is key and you definitely get that from Rick! He also is a fighter and will work day in and day out for his clients. I’m extremely pleased with the outcome of my case!



An acclaimed and highly experienced attorney who has compassion for his clients, and the tenacity, strength and will to achieve justice and maximum compensation for his clients.

Richard J. Hollawell & Associates

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