Nobody is immune to injuries in an accidental fall. Even the most robust and active individuals can trip and suffer broken bones, skin contusions, concussions, and other serious injuries. Embarrassment or frustration from a fall should never prevent you from contacting a slip and fall law firm that can act as a trusted partner to help you recover from your physical injuries and financial losses.
Preszler Law has represented injured clients in negligence cases since 1959. Our extensive experience allows us to identify negligent parties and help slip and fall accident victims recover fair compensation for their medical expenses and other financial losses. Call our Burnaby slip and fall lawyers today for a free consultation.
What Is the Basis for Liability in a Slip and Fall Case?
A negligent party will be liable for damages in a slip and fall accident when the injured party is able to show that:
What Kind of Financial Compensation Can an Injured Party Recover?
Many serious injuries in slip and fall accidents will require both immediate and future medical care. Many insurers will be quick to offer reimbursement for medical expenses that an injured party has already incurred but will ignore the prospect of future medical bills. If an insurance company does offer to pay your past or current medical bills, be careful not to agree to anything that waives your right to collect payments for ongoing medical treatment. Before making any agreements with an insurance company, it is advisable to contact a knowledgeable slip and fall lawyer first to make sure your rights are fully protected.
Other costs and expenses that you may be able to recover include:
In the most extreme situations where a slip and fall accident results in a party’s death, his or her survivors may be entitled to compensation for wrongful death, loss of companionship, and funeral expenses.
Preszler Law: Slip and Fall Lawyers for All of Burnaby, B.C.
Preszler Law has seven offices in British Columbia, including our Burnaby office at 4720 Kingsway, Suite 2600. We pride ourselves in treating all of our clients with courtesy and respect, and in giving their cases the full amount of our attention and dedicated service. We strive to eliminate the fear and intimidation that our clients might feel when they become involved in a lawsuit to recover damages from a negligent party.
Our initial consultations are always free, and we offer legal representation on a contingency fee basis. You will pay no out of pocket costs or expenses when you hire us, and we will earn our fees from the damages that we collect for you.
If you have suffered serious injuries in a slip and fall accident, please call us directly to schedule an appointment with a Burnaby slip and fall lawyer.