September 19, 2013

Discuss Your Slip and Fall Accident with Personal Injury Attorneys

There are certain components required, in order to have grounds for filing a slip and fall case with personal injury attorneys. It is your responsibility to prove to the court your injuries were the result of your accident. In order to accomplish this, you need to supply the right types of evidence in your case. Evidence includes such items as medical reports, police reports, and incident reports filed with the owner where you fell down. In addition, eyewitness statements, video recordings, and pictures are other kinds of evidence which can help benefit your case. 

Besides being able to provide evidence in your slip and fall claim, there must also be the presence of negligence caused by the other party. Negligence means that the business or property owner contributed to and was responsible for your injuries. The amount of negligence does vary on a case-by-case basis. For example, if you slipped on a wet sidewalk on a rainy day, fell down, and were injured, there might not be grounds for a case, because the cause of your accident was due to the weather. However, if the sidewalk was cracked, broken, or uneven, and was wet due to the rain, then the owner could be held partially at fault for not maintaining safe walkways. 

In order to determine whether you have grounds for a slip and fall case, it is worth your time to speak to one of our personal injury attorneys. We offer a free consultation to discuss your situation in detail. Should you have a legal claim, your lawyer will provide further assistance in helping you gather the related evidence to support your case.