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Why Is It Important to Call a Lawyer After a Slip, Trip, or Fall Injury?

Published in Slip and Fall Accidents on December 11, 2022

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Slipping, tripping, and falling can all be alarming accidents that lead to severe injuries. These accidents may also lead to massive medical bills and other expenses you might have to face. But you may also think that some trust has been betrayed, as these accidents are often the fault of a premises owner, renter, or similar. In places where you are meant to feel safe—such as grocery stores, shopping malls, and workplaces—many individuals may instead feel anxious or at risk.

If you face injuries due to a slip, trip, or fall, you may want to learn more about the importance of legal action. Speaking with a representative at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers may help you in several ways. Our team is dedicated to supporting its clients through every step of the legal process and bringing them the outstanding results we know they deserve. This includes getting them the compensation they require to make a complete recovery. Reach out to us at 617-391-9001 or fill out our contact form to learn more. 

How Can a Lawyer Help With Your Slip, Trip, or Fall Case?

If you do not know why speaking with and retaining a lawyer might be essential to your injury case, please consider a brief breakdown of each of these positive aspects. While there are many ways that an attorney may be able to assist you, we want to highlight a handful.

Get Higher Compensation

Several risks may come if you represent yourself during legal proceedings, but one of the most significant is losing a portion of the compensation you deserve. However, working with a lawyer makes it far more likely that you can pay for medical bills, handle other economic damages, heal fully, and make up for legal fees you might incur. Most injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, meaning you will only be required to pay your lawyer if they are successful in your case.

Collect and Analyze Evidence

Your lawyer may join or lead investigations related to your case, allowing them to collect and assess the evidence useful to your lawsuit. These may help you build solid arguments and convince other legal representatives that your version of events is accurate, as opposed to other parties that may be present.

Establish Strong Strategies

Many people are unsure what steps to take following an accident and receiving injuries, but your lawyer may help you build a robust set of strategies. For example, they may decide to speak on your behalf, suggest you avoid completing paperwork, schedule appointments, and recommend you stay off social media. In some cases, they may also encourage you to seek medical attention and advice to speed up the healing process and document your injuries.

Access to Resources

Many injury lawyers have access to numerous helpful resources which may be invaluable to the success of your case. For instance, you may gain access to legal information resources, referrals to medical professionals and other helpful specialists, and much more. Your attorney may also help you identify some additional damages that may be eligible for compensation through the use of these resources.

Reduce Stress

Lawyers are incredibly talented at streamlining the legal and healing processes, which may be essential to reducing stress related to your case. Attorneys have extensive knowledge of the law, and they will likely take over some of the tenuous tasks you would otherwise need to handle on your own.

Slip, Trip, or Fall Accident in Massachusetts? Speak With Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers for Help Today

If you face severe injuries due to a slip, trip, or fall accident, you will likely benefit from speaking with a representative at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers. We have over 45 years of experience in personal injury law, and we’re dedicated to supporting our clients through every step of the legal process. Lawyers like Attorney Bradley M. Henry have won massive personal injury verdicts across Massachusetts.

To discuss your case, express any concerns, and receive helpful information related to your case, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team. You can reach us by calling (617) 391-9001 or completing our contact form at your earliest convenience, whichever you prefer. Our team is patiently waiting to hear from you and learn more about your case.

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