At the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, our lawyers understand the significant impact that a slip and fall accident can have on an individual's life. The victim of a slip and fall can suffer 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 and compensation for the individual's lost wages, pain and suffering and even more.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a slip, trip and fall in Riverside or elsewhere in California, you can talk with a legal representative from the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, today and learn more concerning the choices available to you.
SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER AFTER A SLIP & FALL ACCIDENT IN RIVERSIDE?
You might be worried about your ability to pay for an attorney to manage your slip and fall case. However, at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, we will charge no legal fees or case expenses unless we get a financial recuperation for you. We do not want cost concerns to prevent you from obtaining the legal aid you need.
Our team believes an attorney can play an essential role in your case, 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 experienced. A lawyer will be focused on protecting you and your interests.
A Riverside premises liability lawyer at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will:
We are a law firm that is passionate about pursuing results that will really make a difference in the lives of our clients in Riverside and across California.
WHAT MUST YOU PROVE IN A SLIP & FALL CASE IN CALIFORNIA?
A slip and fall accident is a type of premises liability case. It can be brought against any kind of property owner or inhabitant, including a private homeowner, store or other business or a local, state or federal government.
To recover damages in an California slip and fall claim, you generally need to show:
As you consider whether you have the option to bring a slip and fall case, you will need to ask yourself a number of vital questions, including:
WHAT COMPENSATION CAN I GET FOR A SLIP AND FALL INJURY?
A slip and fall accident can result in a wide variety of serious injuries, including fractures, soft-tissue damage, spinal cord injuries as well as traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is important to consult with an attorney that will pursue maximum compensation for the damage you have experienced, including:
A property owner's insurance company might try to place blame on you for your slip and fall accident. For instance, the insurer might allege that you tripped, slipped and fell because of an "open and obvious" hazard that you should have detected or did something else that was negligent.
In California, you could be barred from recovering anything if you were more than 50 percent responsible for your injury. Otherwise, your damages would be reduced by an amount that is in proportion to the percentage of fault attributed to you.
Your attorney from the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will aggressively oppose any type of unfounded claims made by a property owner's insurance company and work diligently to defend your rights.
WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON A PREMISES LIABILITY CLAIM IN CALIFORNIA?
It is essential to contact an attorney as soon as possible if you are hurt in a slip and fall accident. An attorney must take steps immediately to preserve proof and begin the procedure of bringing a claim against the property owner.
A slip and fall claim, like other personal injury claims in California, needs to be submitted 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 attorney at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will ensure your case is prompt and correctly submitted.
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