Slip and Fall Accident Lawyers In Corona del Mar
If you happen to be in an accident in which you slip, fall, and become injured, it is classified as a premises liability accident, and in order to receive compensation for losses and injuries that were sustained, it must be proven that another party’s negligence was responsible for causing the accident. A slip and fall accident can cause a person serious bodily harm in the form of bruises, broken bones, tissue damage, head trauma, and sometimes even death. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident in Corona del Mar, California or the surrounding Orange County area, the experienced lawyers at Titan Pacific Law can work with your case to help you get the settlement that you deserve.
What Causes a Slip and Fall Accident?
Unfortunately, a slip and fall accident can occur at any time anywhere, and every accident of this nature has unique circumstances. That is why it is crucial to have a dependable slip and fall accident attorney to help investigate your case. Slip and fall accidents can occur indoors at places like stores, office buildings, apartment complexes, etc. They can also occur outdoors and on escalators, elevators, and stairs. Common slip and fall accidents are caused by leaks and spills, exposed cables and cords, broken furniture or railings, loose carpeting, etc.
In order to recover damages from this type of accident, negligence from another party must be proven. Parties are considered negligent when they knew about a hazardous condition on their property, and failed to protect others or warn against an injury and repair the damages. The amount you may be compensated may vary depending on factors such as pain and suffering experienced, length of time it takes to heal, the cost of medical expenses and subsequent treatments, lost wages from the inability to work, etc.
What Steps Should I Take To Make a Slip and Fall Accident Claim?
In order to hold the negligent party accountable if you are involved in a slip and fall accident, you will need to take certain steps after the incident occurs. First of all, you will want to record the series of events leading up to the accident, and document evidence with photos immediately before the property owner fixes the cause of the accident. You will want to alert the property owner or manager of the accident, and obtain a copy of the accident report, and be sure to obtain the contact information of any witnesses. It is important to seek medical attention even if you feel ok after the accident. Finally, contact a slip and fall accident attorney to help determine how to proceed with your claim. You will want to ensure that you file a claim in a timely manner because there are time limitations that could inhibit you from receiving a payout. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident in Corona del Mar, California, our experienced and skilled Orange County-based attorneys can help you receive a fair settlement.