Slip and fall accidents can occur almost anywhere, and they can have serious consequences for the victim. If you experience a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property due to dangerous conditions, you may need to file a lawsuit in order to get compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and more.
You need to enlist the help of a law firm that specializes in personal injury lawsuits. By contacting a slip and fall attorney, you can take the first step toward financial relief for you and your family.
Slip and fall accidents are commonly caused by:
Any kind of private property can have hidden dangers. Although some accidents and injuries are caused by events outside of the property owner’s control, many are due to poor maintenance and other negligence. These circumstances can be legal grounds for a lawsuit.
Slip and fall injuries can cause broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, herniated discs, and worse. In severe cases, permanent spinal cord injuries and paralysis can result.
These injuries are often serious enough to cause victims to miss work for considerable amounts of time. You may need to team up with a personal injury attorney to file a lawsuit that includes compensation for lost wages in addition to medical bills and pain and suffering.
If you experience a slip and fall accident, seek medical attention immediately. If possible, have someone take photos of the location of the accident to establish evidence that may come in handy during a lawsuit. Keep records of all medical and police records, as well as any conversations between yourself and the property owner.
Getting compensation for your injuries is not always easy, especially if your injury worsened over time. You need an expert in personal injury law to help you prove negligence and hold the private property owner responsible.
Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. is proud to serve Lansing, Michigan and the surrounding area. Our law office specializes in slip and fall cases, car accidents, and other injury cases. Call our personal injury lawyers at (866) 466-9912 to schedule your free consultation before your statute of limitations is up.
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