Slip and fall cases happen when a property owner or another liable party doesn’t ensure that a premises is free of all hazards that could cause a visitor to fall and get injured. It’s the property owner’s duty to keep their premises safe so that people don’t slip, trip, or fall on any unexpected hazards. When they are negligent and cause a guest to fall and get hurt, they will likely have to payout financial compensation for the victim.
If the situation had egregious negligence, then that payout could be a large amount. Here are five of the largest slip and fall cases in history, what happened, and their winnings for victims.