At the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, our attorneys recognize the serious effect that a slip and fall accident can have on a victim's life. The victim of a slip and fall can sustain painful injuries, face high medical bills for emergency and long-term treatment and be unable to work and earn income for an extended period of time.
However, if the accident resulted from the negligence of a property owner, a slip and fall victim may have legal options available to him or her. The individual may be qualified to pursue a legal claim that can result in reimbursement of all medical expenses as well as compensation for the victim'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 Santa Ana or elsewhere in California, you can talk with a legal representative from the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, today and learn more regarding the options available to you.
Should You Hire a Lawyer After a Slip and Fall Accident in Santa Ana?
You may be stressed over your ability to afford an attorney to manage your slip and fall claim. However, at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, we will charge no legal fees or case expenses unless we secure a financial recuperation for you. We don't 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 providers. The truth is that the insurance providers will try to pay as little compensation as possible for the physical, emotional and financial damage you have endured. A lawyer will be focused on protecting you and your interests.
A Santa Ana premises liability attorney at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will:
We are a law practice that is passionate about pursuing results that will truly make a difference in the lives of our clients in Santa Ana and throughout California.
What Must You Prove in a Slip and Fall Claim in California?
A slip and fall accident is a kind 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 recuperate damages in an California slip and fall claim, you typically need to demonstrate:
As you contemplate whether you have the ability to bring a slip and fall case, you will need to ask yourself several key questions, including:
What Compensation Can I Receive for a Slip and Fall Injury?
A slip and fall accident can lead to a wide variety of severe injuries, including fractures, soft-tissue damage, spinal cord injuries as well as traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is essential to consult with a lawyer that will seek maximum compensation for the harm you have experienced, including:
A property owner's insurance company may try to put blame on you for your slip and fall accident. For instance, the insurance provider might claim that you tripped, slipped and fell because of an "open and obvious" hazard 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 responsible for your injury. Otherwise, your damages would be decreased by a quantity that is proportional to the percentage of fault credited to you.
Your legal representative from the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will aggressively counter any unfounded claims made by a property owner's insurance company as well as work diligently to defend your legal rights.
What is the Statute of Limitations on a Slip and Fall Claim in California?
It is essential to speak to a lawyer as soon as possible if you are injured in a slip and fall accident. An attorney has to take steps immediately to preserve evidence and start the procedure of bringing a claim against the property owner.
A slip and fall case, like other personal injury cases in California, must be submitted within two years after an accident has taken place. This is called the statute of limitations. If you fail to meet that deadline, you could be barred from pursuing a claim.
A California slip and fall attorney at the Law Offices of Tim D. Wright, will make sure your claim is timely and correctly filed.
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