At Dunk Law Firm, our lawyers understand the significant effect that a slip and fall accident can have on an individual's life. The victim of a slip and fall can sustain painful injuries, face high medical bills for emergency and long-term treatment as well as be unable to work and earn income for an extended period.
However, if the accident resulted from the negligence of a property owner, a slip and fall victim might have legal options available to him or her. The victim might be qualified to pursue a legal claim that can lead to payment of all medical costs as well as compensation for the individual's lost wages, pain and suffering and more.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a slip, trip and fall in Beaumont or elsewhere in Texas, you can speak with a lawyer from Dunk Law Firm today and learn more about the choices available to you.
SHOULD YOU HIRE A LAWYER AFTER A SLIP & FALL ACCIDENT?
You may be stressed over your ability to pay for an attorney to manage your slip and fall claim. However, at Dunk Law Firm, we will charge no legal fees or case expenses unless we obtain a financial recovery for you. We don't want cost concerns to prevent you from getting the legal aid you deserve.
We believe an attorney can play a crucial role in your claim, 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 experienced. A lawyer will be focused on protecting you and your interests.
A Beaumont premises liability attorney at Dunk Law Firm, will:
We are a law practice that is passionate about pursuing outcomes that will truly make a difference in the lives of our clients in Beaumont and across Texas.
WHAT MUST YOU PROVE IN A SLIP & FALL CLAIM?
A slip and fall accident is a kind of premises liability case. It can be brought against any kind of property owner or occupier, including a private homeowner, store or other business or a local, state or federal government.
To recuperate damages in an Texas slip and fall claim, you typically need to demonstrate:
As you consider whether you have the power to bring a slip and fall claim, you will need to ask yourself a number of vital questions, including:
WHAT COMPENSATION CAN I ACQUIRE FOR A SLIP AND FALL INJURY?
A slip and fall accident can cause a variety of serious injuries, including bone fractures, soft-tissue damage, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is important to consult with a lawyer that will seek maximum reimbursement for the damage you have suffered, including:
A property owner's insurance company might attempt to put blame on you for your slip and fall accident. For instance, the insurance provider may assert that you tripped, slipped and fell due to an "open and obvious" hazard that you should have recognized or did something else that was negligent.
In Texas, you could be barred from recouping anything if you were more than 50 percent at fault for your injury. Otherwise, your damages would be reduced by a quantity that is proportionate to the percentage of fault credited to you.
Your legal representative from Dunk Law Firm, will aggressively counter any kind of unfounded claims made by a property owner's insurance company as well as work diligently to defend your rights.
WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON A SLIP AND FALL CLAIM?
It is essential to get in touch with a lawyer as soon as possible if you are hurt in a slip and fall accident. An attorney must take steps immediately to preserve proof and start the process of bringing a case against the property owner.
A slip and fall case, like other personal injury cases in Texas, must be submitted within two years after an accident has occurred. This is called the statute of limitations. If you fail to meet that deadline, you could be denied from pursuing a claim.
A Texas slip and fall attorney at Dunk Law Firm, will ensure your claim is prompt and correctly submitted.