What should I do if I am hurt from a slip or fall?
If you have been injured in a slip or fall accident on someone else property you may want to consult a lawyer.
Top slip and fall legal claim questions we can help with:
- What should I do after a serious injury slip and fall?
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How do I file a slip and fall claim?
Start a slip and fall claim with an attorney. Report the accident to the owner on the property. Get the names of any witnesses you may have encountered. Get photos of the situation that caused the fall. Get medical treatment if you need it. Make sure you explain clearly how you got hurt to your health care provider. Fill out an accident report clearly and make sure you speak with your attorney before agreeing to a recorded conversation with insurance providers.
Can I sue if I slip and fall?
In a slip and fall personal injury lawsuit, you need to show that the property owner or tenant was negligent, meaning some action they took or failed to take caused the fall.
How much can I sue for pain and suffering?
There is no one right answer. When valuing a client’s pain and suffering, a lawyer will typically sue for three to five times the amount of the out-of-pocket damages but every case is unique.
Can you sue for emotional pain and suffering?
The short answer is, yes, you can sue for emotional pain and suffering. Emotional distress is considered when a person suffers significant physical or mental harm. The actions leading to the harm can be accidental or intentional.
What should I do after a slip and fall accident?
Seek medical attention immediately and be clear with your medical professional where and how you became injured. Not only is medical attention critical for your safety, but it’s also important to document your injuries and get the treatment that you need.