Property owners have a responsibility to provide a safe environment free from dangerous conditions. While a slip and fall accident may seem like a minor event, it can cause extremely serious injuries, including broken bones, head trauma, fractured hips, and neck and back problems. Falls are consistently the number one leading cause of injuries in the United States.
Our Slip and Fall Lawyers in Los Angeles Win Cases For Victims Suffering from Serious Slip/Fall Accident Injuries
Here are just a few examples of the excellent outcomes that we get for our clients:
- Client slipped on water caused by a plumbing failure. Sustained back injuries. Awarded: $500,000
- Client tripped on a protruding edge guard of a bakery case and fell, suffering a hip fracture that required multiple surgeries. Awarded: $375,000
As Your Slip and Fall Lawyer, We Have:
- Settlement advances available
- Free telephone, home or hospital consultation
- Evening and weekend appointments
- Successfully resolved more than 12,000 cases
- Offices throughout Southern California and statewide
- No fees until we win
- Extremely high success rate
As Our Client, Your Legal Rights to Compensation Include:
The Los Angeles slip and fall lawyers and staff at Steinberg Injury Lawyers know the devastation that can be caused by a serious injury from a slip and fall accident. We have been helping injured people and their families recover the highest amount possible since 1982. We never charge anything until your case is resolved.
After a serious slip and fall, one of the most important decisions you will make is choosing an slip and fall lawyer.
As an accident victim, the insurance company will try to pay you less than what youraccident case is worth. Steinberg Injury Lawyers' slip and fall accident attorneys have been extremely successful in getting our clients the highest value for their slip and fall cases. We are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, of which less than 1% of fall accident attorneys nationwide are members.
Slip and Fall Accidents Can Happen Just About Anywhere, Often the Result of:
In bustling urban areas like Los Angeles, slip and fall accidents can occur in various settings. The most common sites for such incidents are restaurants, supermarkets, parking lots, and residential properties. For instance, a patron might slip on a recently mopped floor in a restaurant, a shopper might trip over misplaced merchandise in a supermarket, or a pedestrian might encounter a hazardous pothole in a poorly maintained parking lot. Residential properties also pose risks, with potential dangers like uneven sidewalks or poorly lit common areas.
Statistics reveal that Los Angeles and Southern California witness a significant number of slip and fall accidents annually. In crowded urban environments, such incidents often result from the sheer volume of foot traffic combined with diverse environmental conditions.
Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall accidents can be attributed to various factors, including inadequate lighting, slippery surfaces, uneven flooring, and the absence of warning signs. Insufficient lighting in parking lots or dimly lit hallways can obscure hazards, increasing the likelihood of accidents. Slippery surfaces, whether caused by spills or inclement weather, pose a constant threat. Uneven flooring, such as cracked sidewalks or poorly maintained stairs, can lead to tripping incidents.
Negligence in property maintenance significantly contributes to these accidents. Property owners who fail to address potential hazards promptly or neglect routine maintenance may be held responsible for injuries sustained on their premises.
Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall
After a slip and fall accident, it is crucial for individuals to take immediate action. Seeking medical attention is a priority to address injuries and establish a connection between the accident and subsequent medical treatment. Documenting the scene through photographs or notes can serve as valuable evidence in potential legal proceedings. Preserving any relevant evidence, such as the footwear worn during the incident or the clothes that may have contributed to the fall, is essential.
Equally important is the prompt contact with a slip and fall attorney. Consulting legal representation early ensures protection of one's legal rights and increases the chances of a favorable outcome in a potential case.
The key to California slip and fall accidents is proving negligence (carelessness) on the part of the property owner or the management in charge of the premises. Owners are responsible in California if the condition of the property was dangerous, the owner knew or should have known about the dangerous condition, and the owner had a reasonable opportunity to correct or warn of the condition before a slip or fall injury occurred. If this is the case in your California slip and fall accident, contact Steinberg's slip and fall lawyer for a FREE consultation.
Our Personal Approach to Slip and Fall Accident Case:
The legal process for a slip and fall case typically involves filing a claim, negotiating with insurance companies, and, if necessary, pursuing a lawsuit. Understanding the statute of limitations in California is crucial; it sets the timeframe within which legal action must be initiated. Awareness of these timelines is essential for claimants seeking compensation for their injuries.
Our attorneys at Steinberg Injury Lawyers have both the reputation and experience to win your case for the highest amount and in the fastest time possible. Our lawyers and staff offer a personal approach to winning your case. As our client, we genuinely care about understanding the impact your accident has had on your life. We understand how devastating a serious injury or death can be to you and your family. As part of our commitment to helping you through this difficult time, we will discuss all aspects of your case, advise you of your options, and involve you in the decision-making process. Whenever you have questions, you can always count on us.
Our clients expect results, and we have the experience and confidence to deliver. Our results, spanning nearly three decades, are well recognized. Many of our clients come from client referrals as well as other law firms.
Feel free to reach out whenever you have questions — we're always here for you. In the event you are injured in a slip and fall accident, we will do everything we can to ensure you receive the maximum compensation.
Helping People Injured in Los Angeles Slip and Fall Accidents Since 1982:
At Steinberg Injury Lawyers, we take pride in our diverse clientele, representing individuals from all walks of life, ranging from hardworking members of the working class to esteemed members of the judiciary. As evidenced by the millions we've recovered in settlements and jury verdicts, we're unwavering in our commitment to securing justice for our clients.
Throughout Southern California and the state, our slip and fall attorneys offer unparalleled accessibility, ensuring they can meet you wherever you may be - at home, work, or the hospital. It is both our honor and privilege to leverage our extensive history of legal expertise to advocate for you.
Don't hesitate to reach out to our slip & fall attorney today, and let us guide you toward the compensation and resolution you deserve.
Call us 24/7 for a free consultation at 1-800-350-8888.