Q: If I was wearing high heels when I was injured on someone's property, will I be considered partially negligent
in a premises liability suit?
A: This is dependant on the facts and circumstances, I suggest discussing this with an attorney.
A: I don't hear any basis for partial negligence in your facts. More information is needed. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice nor does it create any Attorney-Client relationship.
A: Depending on whether it was reasonable to wear heels in those conditions. If you were treading through the grass, mud, or snow then probably not much you can do about a recovery. It would be unsafe to wear heels in those conditions. But, if you were not the only person wearing heels at a cocktail party held on solid ground (concrete, tile, linoleum), then your chances are better. Whether it is a claim worth pursuing depends on your injuries. Premises liability claims (against property owners) are difficult and lengthy. Most attorneys will only handle those with serious injuries which required surgery or hospitalization. You should find consult with a personal injury attorney in your community.
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