Slip and fall or Trip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries among Americans. These accidents can lead to a multitude of injuries ranging from soft tissue damage, to broken bones, all the way to paralysis and even death. If you or someone you know has been injured as the result of a fall on someone else’s property contact an experienced attorney right away so that you can recover for your injuries. My firm handles these claims on a contingency based agreement which means if I take your case you don’t pay anything unless you win!
In order to have a claim for damages there are a number of things your attorney will need to be able to prove. If you call (314) 399-5995 today for a free consultation your attorney will discuss the different elements of your case and the potential strength of your unique claim. One of the things that must be proved is whether or not the injury was a result of another’s negligence, or failure to act to an appropriate standard of care. The standard of care varies depending on a number of factors, so it is always best to contact an attorney right away to determine what course of action is best to take for your particular situation.
Another element that your attorney must prove in a St. Louis slip and fall or trip and fall case is the amount of your damages. For this reason it is extremely important to save every piece of paper related to bills for doctors, receipts, and any pay check stubs or bank statements. Have this paperwork handy when contacting your attorney so that you may refer to them in case there are questions regarding the type of treatment or costs you have already incurred as a result of your slip-and-fall accident.