Slip & Fall
If you’ve recently sustained injuries by slipping and falling on another person’s property, you may have grounds to file a premises liability claim with a personal injury lawyer from the SF Injury Law Group. Although most slip & fall accidents typically result in a few minor bruises and scrapes, this isn’t always the case. Fractured hips, traumatic brain injuries, and a number of other serious injuries can result from these types of accidents. When they do, they usually leave the victim with enormous medical expenses as well as significant pain and suffering.
Why You need to hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
At SF Injury Law Group, we understand that if you or a loved one suffered a serious injury due to a property owner’s negligence, you should speak with one of our expert injury lawyers, as soon as possible. We specialize in premises liability law and may be able to get you the compensation you deserve for altered quality of life, lost wages, medical expenses, and your pain and suffering.
Not only are we experienced in these types of cases, we can collect crucial evidence that can help you and your case. Additionally, we have immense experience to bring the case to a fruitful culmination whether it is by sitting at the negotiating table or representing your rights at the trial in front of the judge and jury. However, you can be sure that our legal team goes that extra mile to ensure you get justice and fair amount as compensation to rebuild your life again.
Proving Negligence in a Premises Liability Case
Negligence in a slip and fall accident claim premises and liability case comes in all shapes and sizes. Accidents often result from:
- catching your shoe on worn carpeting and falling
- falling down a dimly lit stairway
- getting snagged on an escalator
- slipping on a wet floor
- tripping on a parking lot pothole
In order to be compensated for injuries resulting in a slip and fall accident, your personal injury lawyer at our SF Injury Law Group law firm must prove negligence on behalf of the property owner. In order to do this, we must show that:
- The owner of the property caused the condition that led to your accident and injuries.
- The owner of the property was aware of the condition but failed to fix or repair it.
- The owner of the property knew about the condition and that it had existed long enough to know about and fix or repair it prior to your accident occurring.
Although dangerous conditions such as bad lighting or a wet floor can be corrected, your personal injury lawyer in Illinois may be able to gather evidence from cell phone video footage and eyewitnesses that could help them build your slip and fall accident case.
To learn how a personal injury lawyer can get you the compensation you deserve, call the SF Injury Law Group in Illinois today.