In Iowa, business owners have a duty to exercise reasonable care in the maintenance of their premises for the protection of lawful visitors—that is, invitees.
Although “slip and fall” personal injury accidents are the butt of many jokes on TV and the internet, such accidents are no laughing matter in real life. A person who experiences a slip and fall accident may suffer significant harm. That harm often includes medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Such matters should be properly addressed through the legal system in Iowa and Illinois.
When a person is hit by a car, it can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. That is true whether the injured person is a pedestrian or is in a car themselves.