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Slipping and falling is often seen as no big deal. However, there are many times when such an accident results in additional medical bills, time off work, and, for some, serious injuries. If you slip and fall, are you responsible for your own medical expenses and time off work? Should you get an attorney to help you? How long do you have to file a claim? There are many questions that often affect slip and fall victims. At The Aguirre Law Firm, PLLC, we’re here to help. If you were involved in a slip and fall, schedule your free case review with our San Antonio personal injury attorneys now. You may have valuable legal rights, including the right to compensation.
Although there are several common causes of slip and fall accidents in San Antonio, it’s crucial to understand that there are several required steps for victims to successfully complete in order to prove their claim. So, it’s vital that victims get a case evaluation as soon as possible. This will help the victim determine if they have a viable claim. The Aguirre Law Firm, PLLC provides free case reviews for slip and fall accident victims. Our lawyers have over 20 years of experience, and we’re here to help.
Common causes of slip and fall accidents in San Antonio and the surrounding areas include:
Remember that proving liability is essential if you need to be awarded financial compensation for your injuries. Schedule your free consultation with The Aguirre Law Firm, PLLC to discuss the facts surrounding your potential case.
Slip and falls can lead to serious injuries. Some include:
Keep in mind that the injury suffered doesn’t have to be severe in order for you to recover financial compensation if a third party was at fault. Less serious, yet still painful, injuries are also entitled to compensation. This may include:
These accidents are generally covered by the premises liability laws of Texas. The backbone of the law states that property owners hold the responsibility of ensuring that their property is reasonably safe. It doesn’t have to be perfect. It must be a reasonable attempt.
For example, a gallon of milk was dropped in the dairy aisle of the grocery store. While it was wiped up, the floor was still wet and slick. The store has a duty of care owed to both employees and shoppers to make sure the area is reasonably safe or that the hazard is known. One way they may do this is by placing wet floor signs and maybe cordoning off the area.
When a property owner (or the person in charge of ensuring the issue is taken care of in a reasonable manner) fails to keep their property reasonably safe from hazards that may result in a slip and fall, the accident victim has the legal right to file a claim.
However, proving a slip-and-fall case isn’t always easy. This is why you need to work with an experienced accident attorney in San Antonio.
If you’re involved in a slip and fall, there are some steps you can take to protect yourself and your potential legal claim.
If you’re injured in a slip and fall, you need an experienced slip and fall attorney on your side. The Aguirre Law Firm, PLLC, has over 20 years of experience. The initial consultation is free. Schedule now.
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