Suffering injuries in a slip and fall accident often leaves you struggling. You may struggle to get around as well as you normally would, or you might struggle to take care of your own chores or even go to work. If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property, especially in a place of business, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim that could help pay your bills and manage your finances while you recover from your injuries. Contact Benson & Bingham today at (702) 382-9797 to learn more about how we can help.
If you suffered serious injuries in a slip and fall accident, you may wonder if you really need a lawyer—or even if you can afford one. After all, medical bills add up fast, and you may struggle to take care of your finances even without adding a costly lawyer bill into the equation. Fortunately, having the right attorney on your side can make it easier to seek the compensation you deserve for your injuries. At Benson & Bingham, we have collected more than $130 million for our clients. While we cannot guarantee the results of your claim, we do bring that substantial experience to every case we handle for our clients. This includes $1.2 million for a slip and fall injury in 2009 for a Benson & Bingham client.
Working with a lawyer can help you increase your total compensation, as well as ensure that you receive valuable legal advice that can help you avoid snares that may decrease your compensation. Not only that, a lawyer can help negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf, freeing up your time to focus on your recovery.
After a slip and fall accident, you may find yourself facing several common types of injuries, including:
After a slip and fall accident, working with a lawyer can help you better understand Nevada premises liability law and the claims process, from communicating with the insurance company to taking the case to court if needed. Understanding the answers to these key questions, however, can help provide you with peace of mind.
To claim damages from a slip and fall accident, you must first prove that you suffered injuries in the slip and fall. The amount you receive will vary depending on factors like how badly you were injured and the extent of your insurance policy; however, most people claim the following:
In a slip and fall accident, generally, you assume that the owner of the premises where you fell bears responsibility for your injuries. However, your lawyer will ask several key questions to help determine liability, including the following:
In some cases, personal injury claims move smoothly through the insurance company. In others, however, the insurance company may attempt to fight the claim. Often, insurance companies use familiar methods to reduce their financial obligations, including:
If you suffered serious injuries in a Nevada slip and fall accident, do not wait to contact an attorney. The sooner you have an attorney on your side, the sooner he or she can start working for you by collecting evidence, negotiating with the insurance company, and providing you with valuable support as you file your claim. If you need a qualified, experienced personal injury attorney after a slip and fall accident, call Benson & Bingham today at (702) 382-9797, or contact us online.