Slip-and-Fall Accidents Attorneys
Slip-and-Fall Accidents Lawyers
While a slip and fall accident might look comical from afar, they can cause serious bodily harm and create personal injuries that might affect the victim for the rest of their life. Our firm’s slip and fall accident attorneys are here for you and your family when insurance companies refuse to properly compensate you for injuries after an accident.
Slip and fall accidents qualify as “premise liability law”, meaning that the owner of the property might be held accountable for causing the accident due to negligence. Proof of negligence is a hard thing to prove with premise liability law, which is why it is a smart idea to have a slip and fall lawyer from the law office of Tucker | Pollard on your side.
Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents
After years of handling slip and fall accidents, our legal team knows there can be a variety of reasons why an accident like this happens. We work on your behalf to investigate every potential cause of your slip and fall accident until the reason for the event that transpired is determine.
Some of the most common causes of slip and fall accidents are:
- Weather conditions not properly managed by owner (i.e. icy walkways)
- Insufficient care or utility settings of a property (i.e. poor lighting)
- Improper maintenance or cleaning of the property (i.e. slippery floor)
- Improper warning signs of maintenance or cleaning (i.e. warning signs)
Personal Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents
Though car accidents are usually bigger and more dramatic, the same kinds of personal injuries can happen to victims of slip and fall accidents. Depending on the conditions and the circumstances, one wrong step could lead to any one of the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Burn injuries
- Permanent scarring
- Permanent disfigurement
Many times, insurance companies will attempt to settle the victims’ cases with a financial amount that is less than what is actually owed. Having a slip and fall accident lawyer on your side protects you and your family from being taken advantage of by these insurance companies who do not have your best interests in mind.