Identifying the correct party to sue in a slip or trip and fall case can be tricky.
In a car accident case; it’s a bit more straightforward: You sue the at fault driver. You also sue the owner of the vehicle as well.
In an dog bite or dog attack case identifying the correct party to sue is straightforward was well: You sue the owner of the dog.
How about an assault case? That’s sounds pretty straight forward as well: You sue the assailant.
How about a long term disability case? That’s easy: You sue the long term disability insurer.
Things get a bit more complicated in a slip and fall; or trip and fall case.
First you need to identify where the fall happened. Knowing the exact location of the fall is very important. A few inches to the left or to the right can change the identity of the owner. And getting the correct identity of the owner is of paramount importance for a slip and fall or trip and fall case. Suing the wrong owner won’t get a Plaintiff anywhere.