Assistance of a Reliable Attorney to Get Compensation for Slip and Fall Injuries

Were you injured by a slip or fall or trip and fall recently? At times, people are injured by a slip or fall but do not pursue legal advice because they are confused. According to experienced slip and fall injury lawyers, this is a major mistake. Serious injuries caused in such accidents can adversely affect our bodies for a lifetime, and the costs for not pursuing legal advice can be significant.

Factors Responsible for Causing Slip and Fall Injuries:

  • Poor quality walkaways
  • Floors that are wet and slippery
  • Torn carpets or floor mats
  • Poorly installed carpets and floor mats
  • Inappropriate lighting
  • Improperly repaired floors or stairs
  • Inadequate handrail
  • Blockage in aisles
  • Collection of moisture on normal or wood floors
  • Parking lot potholes
  • Visual Illusions

Accidents can happen anywhere. Slip and fall accidents generally happen in malls, on roads, at work, in restaurants, etc. If you fall and get injured at one of these locations such as at work, a mall, a restaurant, or a shop, etc., the owner of the building could be responsible for your injury.

The Adverse Effects of Slip and Fall Accidents:

Personal injuries are one of leading causes of financial ruin because you have to pay massive medical bills. If the injury is to the spine, head, temporal lobe, or joints, you could be in a wheelchair, bed-ridden, or incapacitated for a very long period of time or even the rest of your life. Other debilitating injuries can significantly limit your ability to perform the activities you are accustomed to in your daily life.

Your relations could deteriorate. You could suffer emotional, psychological and cognitive problems as well. If you are the sole bread winner of your family, your slip and fall accident could be a huge setback for everyone.

What Should You Do?

You should first think about seeking medical help to quickly assess and address what has happened to your body. If you are injured because of the fault of someone else, you deserve to seek appropriate compensation. Only an experienced slip and fall accident lawyer can help you get the maximum deserved compensation.

You will need to provide the following (Your attorney can help you gather some of this information):

Information Related to the Accident

  • How did you slip or fall?
  • What caused you to slip or fall?
  • What was the type/condition of the floor you slipped on?
  • Who is the owner of the building/mall/restaurant or shop, etc. where you fell?
  • What exactly happened to your body after falling? Include a list of injuries.
  • What is the condition/nature of your injury? (As told to you by a medical professional.)
  • The names, phone numbers, and addresses of all eye-witnesses of the accident.
  • Who responded and reported the incident to the police, fire, emergency, private security, management, or medical expert.
  • Records related to the incident in any format. For example, hospital records, police report or even a video recorded by a bystander.
  • Tell your slip and fall injury lawyer whether you were injured at your workplace, at home or somewhere else.

Personal Information:

  • Your involvement in such accidents in the past.
  • Your involvement in any other lawsuits
  • Have you ever filed for bankruptcy
  • Did you try to meet and hire another attorney or lawyer in this regard before?

Why Trust Us?

In case of injury, contact the law firm of Vaughn, Weber & Prakope, PLLC, serving the entire Long Island area and the five boroughs of New York City. Our office is in the heart of Nassau County.

We stand in high regard among all of our peers because of our professionalism and track record. Since our inception in 2010, qualified slip and fall Accident lawyers have been an integral part of our team. They can help you get the compensation you deserve with their superior legal expertise.

Are you spending your money on medical bills and time in rehab because you slipped and got badly injured for the fault of someone else? We are here to help. We can be reached at (516) 858-2620 to schedule an appointment with an experienced attorney. Provide them with full and accurate details related to your slip and fall accident and the injury you have suffered. Our experienced Slip and Fall injury lawyers will take care of your case to help you get the justice/compensation you deserve.

 
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