Proving slip and fall cases is difficult in the best conditions, as there are numerous factors taken into consideration. Every single detail matters, and it’s not always easy to prove something was a slip and fall accident caused by someone else when it occurs. It takes a great deal of evidence, investigation, and understanding to prove a case like this, which is why Santa Ana slip and fall attorneys know just where to begin. When you or someone you love is involved in a slip and fall case, you are left to make many difficult decisions that affect the outcome of your case. The first decision you’ll make is to call an attorney with experience and knowledge handling slip and fall cases. With their help, you are closer to achieving your goal.

What Is A Slip and Fall Injury?

Slip and fall injuries are easy to understand. If you slip, fall, and suffer injuries as a result, you’re the victim of a slip and fall injury. The difficult part of an injury like this is proving it’s someone else’s fault. The most common slip and fall injuries include:

– Tripping over torn and broken flooring
– Broken stairs
– Broken hand rails
– Slipped on an object out of place
– Wet floors
– Workplace accidents

When a slip and fall accident occurs, your job is to figure out whether or not you need medical attention. It’s recommended you find medical attention immediately to be sure there aren’t internal injuries even if there aren’t any external injuries. Don’t make the mistake of seeing no blood and assuming everything is stellar with your good health. Once medical care is located, call an attorney. Your case is easier to prove when we have the opportunity to get started working right away.

Injuries Associated with Slip and Fall Accidents

Injuries can occur anytime, and there’s no right or wrong injury associated with these accidents. There are specific injuries more common than others.

– Broken bones
– Fractures
– Head injuries
– Spinal injuries
– Scarring

If you’re injured, you must seek medical attention. All the medical bills associated with your fall qualify for damages if they’re awarded. If someone else is at fault for your accident, it’s our job to find them responsible for paying for your injuries and your health issues.

Legal Recourse

Once you slip and fall, it becomes a question of figuring out if we can prove someone else was at fault. It’s not always easy to do, which is why our experienced attorneys want to get started as early as possible. We will take photos of the accident site, take witness statements, and look for proof the accident was someone else’s fault. Did a business owner fail to place signs in their business when the floors were mopped? Did a business owner fail to clean sidewalks with ice following a storm, or fix lights in a stairwell after they’d been out for weeks?

There are slip and fall accidents that are your fault, and there are accidents that are the fault of others. We must prove negligence was at play by the home or business owner to seek legal recourse. This legal recourse could involve anything from paying for your medical bills to lost wages.

Damages

The damages you receive after a slip and fall accident can include a number of payouts. Medical bills you incur as a direct result of the injuries sustained during the fall, lost wages from being out of work, loss of income, and even funeral expenses for those who are killed as a result of their fall or injuries if a loved one chooses to seek legal recourse.

Calling an experienced attorney helps your case. A legal investigation helps prove fault, and it helps our clients seek the damages they’re entitled to following an accident. There’s no reason anyone should suffer either medically or financially as a result of someone else’s negligence, which is why our team works diligently to prove our client’s cases. Call now to seek the help of an experienced attorney who is familiar with the law and the rights you have following a slip and fall case.