East Providence, RI asked in Personal Injury for Rhode Island

Q: Can I sue my landlord for not installing a railing in the basement where I fell and injured my back?

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A: The answer is possibly. You should take pictures of the basement and railing area on the stairs immediately from all angles. Go see a doctor, give a history of the accident, keep copies of all bills and records. Are there any code violations on the property? Shoddy maintenance etc? Any witnesses to your fall? You should contact a RI attorney ASAP. I am only licenses in IL but grew up in RI and know attorneys licensed there if you need someone. Feel free to contact me. These cases can be tricky. I hope you recover quickly.

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