We can help you determine the liable party in your Garland slip and fall accident and pursue compensation for your resulting injuries. When negligence plays a part in a slip and fall, you have the right to make an insurance claim with the liable party’s insurer.
Additionally, if you cannot recover fair compensation from an insurance claim or if a settlement does not cover your losses well enough, we can help you file a personal injury lawsuit. Likewise, if you lost a loved one after a slip and fall, we can file a wrongful death claim or lawsuit.
Compensation a Liable Party May Owe You
After we calculate your damages, you may discover that you qualify for more compensation than you originally thought.
For example, if a slip and fall injury left you temporarily or permanently disabled, you can seek compensation for the losses these conditions will cause you down the road.
When we work on your case, we take into account both your economic and non-economic losses while also considering how your injuries affect your future.
You could secure:
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), non-fatal slip and fall injuries for older adults result in $50 billion in medical costs each year.
Your settlement or court award may extend to hospital bills, rehabilitative care, medicine, doctors’ appointments, and in-home nursing.
We can also talk to your doctors to calculate what fair compensation would look like in your specific case.
Lost Wages and Reduced Earning Capacity
When you suffer a slip and fall, your injuries may prevent you from returning to work for some time. As a result, you may miss out on collecting wages.
Depending on the amount of time it will take for you to reach your maximum recovery state, you may go without your regular income for longer than you anticipated. Additionally, you may never make the same income you did before the accident.
We can pursue both forms of compensation related to your income losses.
Pain and Suffering
Non-economic damages refer to compensation for losses that do not come with set dollar amounts. Just because they do not create a bill does not mean you are barred from seeking compensation for them, though.
Pain and suffering is considered a non-economic expense. Your slip and fall accident lawyer may ask you to keep a daily journal to account for how your life has changed due to your injuries. This will help us establish your pain and suffering so we can seek fair compensation for it.
Burial and Funeral Expenses
In the worst slip and fall cases, you lose a loved one due to their injuries. If this happens, we can pursue compensation that will help you afford their funeral.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one, but compensation can take the weight of their burial expenses off your shoulders.
For a free legal consultation with a slip and fall accidents lawyer serving Garland, call 800-777-7777
How Our Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers Can Handle Your Case
When you hire us to represent you, we can take on all aspects of your claim or lawsuit from beginning to end. Our services include:
- Investigating your accident to establish the liable party (or parties)
- Gathering evidence of negligence, such as documentation of any previous accidents on the premises
- Calculating fair compensation
- Communicating with your doctors to uncover the extent of your injuries
- Handling all interactions with all involved parties
- Negotiating for a fair settlement
- Preventing you from accepting an unfair settlement
- Representing you in court, if necessary
When we work on your case, we want you to focus on your physical recovery. You have enough on your plate; leave the fight for fair compensation to us while you recuperate.
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The Statute of Limitations for Slip and Fall Accident Lawsuits
If we proceed with a personal injury lawsuit, there are state-imposed deadlines that apply.
Whether you are filing a personal injury lawsuit or a wrongful death lawsuit, Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003 only gives you two years to begin. We want to give your case the time and attention it deserves, so reaching out to us as soon as possible can help.
Two years may seem like a long enough time, but negotiations with insurers can also run down the clock. The sooner you reach out to us, the sooner we can begin building your case.
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We Can Prove That a Property Owner Was Negligent
When it comes to premises liability cases in Texas, you will need to prove that the property owner knew about the risks on their property and failed to take action to address them.
You may not even be aware if you have a premises liability case, and that is something we can determine during your free consultation.
For example, if you tripped and fell in a parking lot, you may not have even considered the role that improper lighting played in your injury. Property owners have a responsibility to create a safe environment on their premises.
Examples of Hazards in Slip and Fall Accidents
In addition to inadequate lighting, one or more of the following dangers could have led to your fall:
- Unanchored carpeting or wooden planks
- Exposed wiring in a walkway
- Puddles or spills
- Newly-waxed floors
- Debris in a walkway
- Unsafe stairwells
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Call Loncar Lyon Jenkins for Help
If you suffered injuries in a slip and fall accident in Garland, you may be wondering if you qualify for compensation and how much your case is worth. Leave the legal work to us when you call in the Strong Arm to fight for your recovery. For a free consultation, call us at (800) 777-7777.