If you have injuries from a slip and fall or other accident with large medical bills, your attorney will advise you of evidence and statements needed to go to court. In slip and fall injury cases, the accident victim must prove there was negligence on the part of the property owner. Such proof may include:
- Correspondence pointing out the hazard
- Requests, for the hazard’s repair
- Witness statements
- Photographs of the hazard
You will not go through the process alone. Your attorney will work for you as you heal or help a family member through their healing process.
You need an attorney with experience to help you and your family through hard times. Call for a free case evaluation. Once you decide to hire an attorney you need not fear legal fees will compound your financial problems because there is no fee until your case is won. Always look to our attorneys for support and legal expertise when an accident happens.
Accidental injury facts
The National Center for Health Statistics released the 2009 injury fact sheet, which shows more than 65-million people visited emergency rooms for unintentional injuries with 25-percent of those injuries caused by slips and falls. The average stay in the hospital for injuries in 2009 reached 4.8 days. The statistics combine slips and falls:
Accidental injuries as a cause of death reached number 5 for people between the ages of 1 and 42.