You are not clumsy. It wasn’t because you did not pay attention. You didn’t just fall for no reason and you had a slip and fall accident. A negligent property owner may be the cause of your accident if they knew about a problem and did not fix it, potentially leaving you injured, disabled, unable to work, and with large medical bills. This is not fair or just.
Slip and fall lawsuits give you the power to receive full and fair justice for your injuries and to teach negligent property owners a lesson.
Regardless of whether it's an unaddressed spill, a broken railing or step, a dangerous obstruction of some sort, or some other factor a property owner had full knowledge about yet didn't address, you're left managing a large number of issues that were to no fault of your own. You do not need to needlessly suffer for the negligent actions of another.
A lawsuit can be made for a slip and fall claim against a property owner who’s negligence has negatively affected your life. We are here to help.
Slip and fall cases are necessary to hold negligent property owners responsible. They can also result in life altering injuries. These are complex cases and require a slip and fall lawyer that can look for what is necessary to come with a resolution. Corporations and insurance companies will typically want to battle you in court on a slip and fall case.
Read to learn more about slip and fall suits, whether you need to pursue one, how we work to prove your case, and find out more about what we may do for you.
A Slip and Fall Lawyer understands the evidence required.
Suppose you were recently in a slip and fall accident. Perhaps it was a wet and tricky spill on a supermarket floor, an unnoticeable broken stair that was never fixed or even checked, or some other dangerous condition that injured you to no fault of your own.
The instant moments after the accident are some of the most important. For a slip and fall personal injury case. If you are unfortunately caught in a slip and fall accident, you should take photographs or videos of the dangerous condition, your injuries, and obtain an incident report.
Considering you may wind up with large medical expenses, injuries, and the fact that your life is now different, you may be thinking about filing a slip and fall lawsuit. This is when it is essential to contact a slip and fall lawyer as soon as possible. Slip and fall lawyers know what to look for. A slip and fall lawyer can interview witnesses before they begin to forget the important aspects of your case. A slip and fall lawyer can gather key evidence before it is lost, such as surveillance footage. Slip and fall lawyers can obtain photos of your injuries and recreate your accident, collect your medical records, and get an incident report if and when available.
Getting evidence is just the start to building your case. There are many other things slip and fall lawyers consider to prove your case.
Serious injuries come as a result of slip and falls. Common injuries are:
A hospital stay after a slip and fall for a hip fracture is not out of the ordinary. Surgery is typical along with months of rehab and therapy.
Many folks land on and injure their head in a slip and fall accident oftentimes resulting in a concussion. In some scenarios, others may develop moderate and serious traumatic brain injuries.
Your back is especially vulnerable in a slip and fall. Herniated discs, slipped discs, spinal cord damage are common symptoms and injuries resulting from a slip and fall.
Another common injury are shoulder dislocations and tears near the shoulder. You may experience unrelenting pain throughout your arm down to your hand as well as a limited range in motion for an indefinite time after your accident. These oftentimes require surgery to repair.
Gather Initial Documents
We first gather all relevant records to your claim such as: incident reports, medical records, medical bills, photographs and videos that you have taken, so we can understand the gravity of your injuries and begin to build your case.
Investigate and Gather Evidence
Once we have the initial documents, we investigate your accident into the fine details. We will obtain reports, security footage, and more that may be available related to your crash.
We then present your case to the defense before we need to enter the courtroom. If the negotiations do not result in a successful settlement, we are prepared to file suit and take them to court to present your case in its fullest and most aggressive form.