Asked in Personal Injury for Utah

Q: If I tripped on a backpack in a dark room when it was not supposed to be there and I got injured can I sue the school?

Came into the room and the teacher had all the lights off so it was dark and I tripped on a backpack when it was not supposed to be there and hit a rail and got injured.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. The best way to answer your question would probably be to reach out to a local attorney to discuss in further detail. While anyone could sue for anything, an attorney could help you evaluate whether you have a case that would be viable - looking into details on how the accident occurred and your level of injuries. I hope you are alright, but if you have medical documentation to support your injuries, that would be meaningful for an attorney to see. If you do contemplate action, it would be advisable to reach out to an attorney without further delay to learn the timelines within which you must take action to preserve your rights - only a Utah attorney could advise on those. Good luck

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