Santa Maria Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers
Whether you fell in a mall or at a friend’s house, slip and fall accidents occur every day in Santa Maria. You may be able to seek financial compensation for the injuries you’ve suffered. Slip and fall accidents can occur for many different reasons, sometimes people just trip because they are clumsy. However, there are many times people slip and fall due to poor property maintenance. Some instances the property owner can be held liable for poor maintenance, and negligent upkeep causing harm and or injury.
At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, we represent victims who have fallen and injured themselves on someone’s property in the Santa Maria area. We file dangerous premises claims on behalf of our injured clients.
Premise Liability Claims are Commonly Caused by:
- Cracked flooring or cement
- Uneven sidewalks
- Broken handrails
- Wet floors
- Uneven flooring
- Broken glass on floor
- Unsafe construction
Common Slip and Fall Injuries
- Cuts, bruises and lacerations
- Ligament tears
- Brain injury and permanent disability
If You Have Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident…
After you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is critical to seek the proper medical attention to get a proper diagnosis. If possible, take photos of exactly where and when you fell. This will preserve the evidence for use. If possible, get an incident report from either the manager or property owner. Did anyone witness your fall? If so, collect a statement from them explaining how you fell. Retaining all this evidence will help your case when trying to seek damages.
Why Hire a Slip and Fall Attorney?
Slip and fall attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have settled many slip and fall cases, several six and seven figure settlements. Most slip and fall cases will go straight into litigation, so it is extremely important to hire an attorney with trial experience. You will need an aggressive and confident attorney who will analyze every aspect of your accident and fight for your rights in the courtroom. There are many times where property owners will deny liability, and that is when you will need an experienced slip and fall attorney to assist you through the legal process. We truly believe that one should not suffer an injury due to another’s’ negligence.
How Much is My Slip and Fall Worth?
There is no set price for any given injury. It is common, that if you are partially liable for the accident it will lessen the negligent party’s financial responsibility. The severity of your injury plays a huge role in the evaluation of your case. The available insurance and policy limit is also a major factor in the evaluation. Our attorneys will take every aspect into consideration and user experience to help get you the maximum compensation and demand for past and future medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, etc.
Our Santa Maria slip and fall lawyers understand that it is extremely hard to prove who is at fault for a slip and fall accident. Without representation, you will likely have a difficult time getting your medical bills paid for. If property owners were more responsible, your accident would have never occurred, and you would have never suffered an injury. Unfortunately, there are many properties and government-owned properties that are not maintained and are not safe for people to walk on. We will fight for you and help you prove your claim.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a slip and fall accident, please contact one of our personal injury lawyers at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers in Santa Maria. Call or contact us online today!