Slip, trip and fall accidents send thousands of people to hospitals in the US each year. It is the most common accident type behind premises liability lawsuits in Massachusetts. While you may have the same type of claim as other victims in your position, each case is unique. You deserve one-on-one attention from a personal injury attorney in Quincy to help you learn your rights, as well as custom-tailored legal solutions. Discuss your rights and options with our attorneys at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP today. Initial legal consultations are always free.
Slip and fall accident claims can be difficult to prove and win as a victim in Massachusetts. If your case involves a soft-tissue injury such as bruising or a muscle sprain, for example, your injury could be difficult to prove without evidence available such as x-rays. Property owners may have extensive resources to fight liability for your slip and fall accident. Hiring a lawyer can give you access to tools, information and methods for protecting your rights that you otherwise would not have. Your lawyer can take over the difficult and complex aspects of your slip and fall claim while you concentrate on healing from your injuries.
Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injuries such as bone fractures, traumatic brain injuries, pulled muscles, back injuries, disk herniation and lacerations. Medical care could cost you into the thousands. If someone reasonably should have prevented your slip and fall, you could be eligible for compensation. Certain hazards cause more slip and fall accidents than others.
At Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP, we know how to investigate fall accidents to find evidence of fault or negligence by a property owner or other parties. Then, we can file premises liability claims in pursuit of fair compensation by the legal deadline in Massachusetts.
It is a property owner’s responsibility in Massachusetts to reasonably prevent slip and falls as well as other accidents, including dog attacks and swimming pool accidents. All property owners must take steps such as inspecting their properties for hazards, repairing known defects and warning visitors of existing dangers. Ignoring or skipping these steps could cause preventable accidents and visitor injuries. In these situations, the victims may have the right to file civil suits in pursuit of financial compensation.
If your lawyer can prove that another property owner reasonably would have been able to prevent your slip and fall, you might receive financial compensation from the defendant in question. A successful claim could repay you for your past and future lost wages, medical bills, legal fees, pain and suffering, and more. Discover the value of your slip and fall accident claim during a conversation with our attorneys today.
Winning a slip and fall accident claim could mean obtaining fair compensation for many losses. If you are the victim of a slip and fall in Quincy, please do not hesitate to contact our lawyers for a free consultation about your rights and options. We can help you understand what to do next for the strongest possible claim to damages. Call (617) 391-9001 today.