Some stores don’t place signs near wet areas on the floor, and you might slip and fall because of the spill. This situation, along with a few others, is why you might need the assistance of slip and fall lawyers who can help get you the compensation that you need for being out of work and to pay for the medical bills that you acquire.
One of the most common reasons to hire a lawyer after a fall is if you get injured. You need to take as many pictures of the area as possible. If someone can take a picture of you after the fall, then this would be a benefit to your case. A visit to the doctor should be in your future as soon as you leave the area. Keep all documentations from the hospital or doctor’s office to give to the lawyer as this will be proof that you were injured.
Keep in mind that you have rights after you slip and fall. Don’t let a store or other kind of owner tell you otherwise. Some places will try to pay you off by offering money if you don’t go to an attorney, but you don’t have to take this compensation. An attorney can likely get you more money than is offered. The attorney will do everything possible to find out who was at fault for the fall. This means talking to witnesses as well as employees at the store. Surveillance video could also be examined to see if there were any signs in place when you fell. When the attorney determines who was at fault, then the case is essentially easy to win.
Many cases that involve a slip and fall take a lot of time. This might be time that you don’t have, so letting an attorney handle all of the investigating is best so that you can heal or continue working. Most attorneys don’t take payments in these cases until your case is settled, so they will work even harder to get you as much money as possible for the injuries that you may have received.
Have you ever been in a situation where you needed a slip and fall lawyer?
4 comments on “Reasons To Hire Slip And Fall Attorneys”
Thankfully, no and I hope this season keeps it that way. So much ice and snow out there this time of year.
I know what you mean. I remember living in Ohio and constantly being worried about falling and busting my tail end completely. There were a few times I did fall, and it hurts to hit a solid bit of ice for sure.
I got hurt once needed 8 stitches in my leg from a store display and no didn’t get a red cent! I contacted a lawyer too and they were like not interested. I could never understand why either…great post though!
Wow.. I can’t believe you didn’t get at least your medical expenses covered from this incident if the store was at fault.