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New Haven Slip and Fall Jury Charges: Notice and Control

Bridgeport, Norwalk, Danbury, Ridgefield, Stamford, Connecticut

You slip and fall in a grocery store in New Haven, Connecticut.  You have a number of questions that need to be answered right away.  Get those answers now from attorneys who have decades of experience in obtaining money damages for injured people.

One of the functions of the trial court judge is to give jury instructions to the jurors at the conclusion of your slip and fall case. These charges are instructions given to the jury so they know how to apply the law of the State of Connecticut to the facts of your case. Some of the issues to be decided by the jury are Notice and Control so the judge might charge the jury as follows:

Notice and/or Control.  A plaintiff who alleges that (he/she) suffered injuries resulting from a defective premises must prove two other items: first, that the defendant was in control of the premises; and second, that the defendant had notice of the defect.

As to the issue of notice, the plaintiff must prove that the defendant knew or should have known of the existence of the condition that the plaintiff alleges was a defect.

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