Since a slip and fall accident can occur on commercial or residential property in Fresno, CA, you could face a business such as a supermarket, or you could hold a private individual liable for the accident. No matter who is responsible for your slip and fall injury, we will fight on your behalf to get you the compensation you need.
A slip and fall accident falls under the umbrella of premises liability, which in turn falls under personal injury law. That means that a slip and fall accident has similar elements to a personal injury case, which are as follows:
A slip and fall injury may not seem too serious, but it could end up causing serious injuries. In the worst case scenario, those injuries could even be life-threatening, which means that a wrongful death case could result from a slip and fall accident.
TBIs can occur when a person’s head impacts hard against a hard surface when they fall. A traumatic brain injury could be any serious head injury, such as a concussion, skull fracture or brain hemorrhage.
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Slip and fall accidents happen all the time, but it can be extremely difficult to prove fault. These accidents can be extremely dangerous causing serious back and head injuries. It is important to be able to determine who is at fault in these cases so that you can receive the compensation to which you are entitled.
First, it is important to understand what conditions you may come into contact with in a slip and fall accident. Slip and falls can occur either indoors or outdoors for a variety of different reasons. Here are some examples of both:
Before determining who may be responsible for your accident, it is important to understand what to do after the accident occurs. This is important information to understand because expenses may increase after you are injured and you may also be accruing medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering. Your actions after the accident will determine how much you can receive through your claim later on. Here are some steps you should take:
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Our firm offers a free initial consultation for anyone who has been injured in a slip and fall accident. During this consultation, we can discuss the cause of your accident, the injuries you have sustained, the impacts these injuries have had on your life thus far, and talk about how we can help you move forward with your case. Our firm has a track record of success with a number of slip and fall cases, and is here to help you with the insurance claims process, settlement negotiations and will be ready to take your case to Florida Courts if necessary.
The following examples are only meant to give you a general idea of common cases, but if you slip, fall and are injured by any type of hazard, contact us now for your consultation.
Loose or dangerous floorboards or rugs create a significant hazard that is likely to cause an accident. We are rarely on the lookout for a bunched up carpet or a piece of floorboard sticking out on our trips, because we naturally expect these things to be addressed as soon as possible. They happen.
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The experienced personal injury attorneys at Herrman & Herrman P.L.L.C. are ready to seek financial compensation on your behalf regardless of whether your employer is covered by workers’ compensation insurance. We serve clients in Brownsville, the Cameron County area and throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Individual employers are responsible for training their workers and developing guidelines that protect them from back injuries. Safety training should be part of any workplace that requires physical exertion, especially lifting. Call Herrman & Herrman at (361) 882-4357 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation about your back injury claim.
The National Safety Council estimates that a worker is injured on the job, or involved in a workplace accident, every seven seconds. Several factors can contribute to back injuries on the job. Among the most common causes of back injuries on the job are: