At Tim D. Wright, our attorneys recognize the serious impact that a slip and fall accident can have on an individual's life. The victim of a slip and fall can sustain painful injuries, face high medical costs for emergency and long-term treatment and be unable to work and earn income for an extended period.
However, if the accident resulted from the negligence of a property owner, a slip and fall victim might have legal options available to him or her. The individual might be eligible to pursue a legal claim that can result in payment of all medical expenses as well as compensation for the victim's lost wages, pain and suffering and more.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a slip, trip and fall in Bakersfield or elsewhere in California, you can talk with a lawyer from Tim D. Wright, today and learn more about the choices available to you.
SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER AFTER A SLIP & FALL ACCIDENT?
You may be worried about your ability to afford an attorney to handle your slip and fall claim. However, at Tim D. Wright, we will charge no legal fees or case costs unless we get a financial recuperation for you. We don't want cost concerns to prevent you from getting the legal aid you deserve.
We believe an attorney can play a vital role in your claim, specifically when dealing with insurance companies. The reality is that the insurance providers will attempt to pay as little compensation as possible for the physical, emotional and financial damage you have endured. An attorney will be focused on protecting you as well as your interests.
A Bakersfield premises liability attorney at Tim D. Wright, will:
We are a law practice that is passionate about pursuing outcomes that will truly make a difference in the lives of our clients in Bakersfield and across California.
WHAT MUST YOU PROVE IN A SLIP & FALL CLAIM?
A slip and fall accident is a type of premises liability case. It can be brought against any type of property owner or inhabitant, including a private homeowner, store or other business or a local, state or federal government.
To recoup damages in an California slip and fall case, you typically need to demonstrate:
As you consider whether you have the ability to bring a slip and fall case, you will need to ask yourself a number of key questions, including:
WHAT COMPENSATION CAN I RECEIVE FOR A SLIP AND FALL INJURY?
A slip and fall accident can result in a variety of serious injuries, including fractures, soft-tissue damage, spinal cord injuries as well as traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is essential to work with an attorney that will seek maximum reimbursement for the harm you have experienced, including:
A property owner's insurance company may try to place blame on you for your slip and fall accident. For instance, the insurance company might claim that you tripped, slipped and fell due to an "open and obvious" risk that you should have recognized or did something else that was negligent.
In California, you could be barred from recouping anything if you were more than 50 percent at fault for your injury. Otherwise, your damages would be decreased by an amount that is in proportion to the percentage of fault attributed to you.
Your lawyer from Tim D. Wright, will aggressively counter any type of unfounded claims made by a property owner's insurance company and work hard to protect your rights.
WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON A PREMISES LIABILITY CASE?
It is important to speak to a lawyer as soon as possible if you are injured in a slip and fall accident. An attorney must take steps immediately to preserve evidence and begin the process of bringing a claim against the property owner.
A slip and fall claim, like other personal injury lawsuits in California, needs to be filed within two years after an accident has occurred. This is called the statute of limitations. If you fail to meet that deadline, you could be denied from pursuing a claim.
A California slip and fall lawyer at Tim D. Wright, will make sure your claim is timely and correctly submitted.
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