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Slip and Fall Accidents

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Slip and fall accidents can happen at any moment and anywhere. It is among the most usual premise liability accidents in California, which also includes trip and fall accidents, dog bites, construction accidents, explosions and fire accidents and construction accidents. Although there are federal and state laws mandating proper maintenance and upkeep of premises, whether commercial, industrial or residential, accidents still do happen due to the negligence of the property owners, property managers and tenants.

 

 

In most instances, slip and fall injuries happen due to any of the following causes:

  • wet or slippery floor;
  • debris left on the floor;
  • defective construction of the walkways;
  • poor lighting;
  • absence of handrails; and
  • poor maintenance of the premises;

As a slip and fall accident victim, it is reasonable to assume that you can suffer any of the following injuries: cuts; bruises, contusions, fractures, spine injuries, head injury or brain injury. In any of these incidents, you'll definitely need proper medical evaluations and treatments from undergoing x-rays, CT scan and MRI to obtaining chiropractic treatments, orthopaedic evaluations, pain management consult and even undergoing surgeries for serious injuries. These treatments could really take a toll in your finances.

However, slip and fall accident claims, like all other premises liability claims are harder to prove than traffic accidents because the causes of slip and fall accidents can easily be wiped clean or thrown away leaving you with no evidence to prove your claims. It also doesn't help that slip and fall accidents usually happen inside premises where there are no witnesses who can readily testify on your behalf.

Therefore, in order to make sure that you will not be made to suffer further by being forced to pay for your own treatments, you really need to seek advice and legal representation from expert premise liability accident lawyers who can make sure that they provide vital evidence to prove your claims and provide you with the highest compensation you deserve, from from property damage, actual medical costs, future medical care, loss of earnings, out-of-pocket expenses and even pain and suffering and other non-monetary losses. Free Legal Consultation can definitely help match you with top notch slip and fall lawyers who have decades of experience in helping all slip and fall victims get the maximum compensation they deserve at the earliest possible time to make sure that you'll be able to put your lives back together again.