Johnstown, PA asked in Personal Injury for Pennsylvania

Q: Is it your fault falling on ice while talking on a cell phone

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Timothy Kraeer
Timothy Kraeer
  • Pottsville, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: If you fell and hurt yourself, I am sorry to hear that! There really isn't a hard and fast rule I can point to for an an answer to your question. Every slip and fall case will turn on the particular facts of the case. A lot of slip and fall cases will have some measure of comparative negligence - that is negligence on the part of the person who fell for failing to act with an appropriate degree of care. Talking on a cell phone while negotiating ice could be seen in some cases as being comparatively negligent, but again any attorney would need some more facts. You should use the lawyer directory to find an attorney in your area to get a free consultation.

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