slip and fall injury | San Diego Injury Accident Lawyer Blog
In 2007‚ Virginia resident Mercilla Lindor fell outside a Massachusetts McDonald’s during some nasty weather. She broke her foot and was immediately transported to a nearby hospital.
Lindor took the case to court‚ but a judge dismissed her complaint at the request of the fast food chain on the grounds that property owners could not be held liable for acts of nature. It was a slap in the face to Lindor‚ who was held to blame for the slip-and-fall accident. Read the rest »
If you reside in San Diego‚ an injury lawyer from the Jurewitz Law Group | Injury & Accident Lawyers can represent you after a slip and fall accident due to wet floors or wet floor tiles. But you shouldn’t choose our firm to represent you before you have conducted a thorough review of our credentials‚ experience‚ and past results. You also shouldn’t pick the first lawyer you see in a TV commercial or on a billboard. You should always start by seeking referrals from relatives‚ friends‚ or anyone else whose opinion you value.
You can learn a lot about potential lawyers by reviewing the articles‚ blogs and videos on their website. In fact‚ you can get much more information from their websites than you can get from a TV commercial‚ billboard‚ or Yellow Pages advertisement. Read the rest »
An injury that occurs on a slippery floor can lead to surgery‚ physical therapy‚ and hefty medical bills. If you’ve been a victim of a property owner’s negligence‚ you should have a San Diego personal injury lawyer review your case. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
To be successful in a slip and fall claim‚ you’ll have to prove that the property owner was negligent. This means you must show that the property owner had a duty to maintain the premises and breached that duty. Then it must be proven that the breach of duty caused the accident‚ and the accident resulted in damages. Read the rest »
If you have slipped and fallen on wet floors or wet floor tiles and need to hire a San Diego premises liability lawyer‚ you should first schedule a consultation to interview potential lawyers. During your consultation you should take notes and ask about the lawyer’s background‚ case management‚ and legal fees.
Choosing the Best Lawyer for Your Accident on Wet Floors or Wet Floor Tiles
After the consultation‚ you should pick the lawyer who you feel will best represent your case. Your decision may be easy if you were especially pleased with one particular lawyer. Read the rest »
If you’ve suffered an injury after falling on a slippery floor‚ you may be able to take legal action to recover damages. After seeking medical treatment‚ you should discuss your options with a San Diego personal injury lawyer.
When the Floor is Slippery: Insurance Company Tactics
It would be unwise to try to handle a slip and fall claim on your own. An experienced lawyer is familiar with the tactics insurance companies will use in an attempt to minimize or deny your claim. Read the rest »