Los Angeles Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer
Slip and fall accidents are common and can often cause serious injury
Slip and fall cases are often seen as trivial and unnecessary. This is largely due to the vast numbers of people caught on surveillance cameras staging slip and fall accidents in department stores and local grocers. Unfortunately, this has resulted in individuals who have actually sustained slip and fall accident injuries to remain silent and allow negligent third parties to go unscathed. Don’t allow this to happen to you. Acquire the legal services of a seasoned slip and fall accident lawyer who can bring merit to your personal injury claim.
A Los Angeles slip and fall accident lawyer at Setareh Law is ready to take on your case and aggressively pursue the compensation you’re entitled to by law. Our team has a wealth of experience handling cases where individuals have slipped or tripped and fell, resulting in minor to severe injuries. The worst thing you can do while recovering from an injury is induce undue stress. Free yourself of that burden and allow yourself to focus on recovering while Setareh Law protects your best interests.
Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in Los Angeles
Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere at any time and while injuries may not rise to the same level as those involved in a motor vehicle collision, they can be enough to keep you out of work for days or even weeks on end. Some of the most common causes of slip or trip and fall accidents in Los Angeles include:
- Loose construction site debris
- Slippery surfaces
- Uneven steps
- Cluttered floors
- Loose flooring (tiles, wood planks, etc.)
Many people falsely assume they must be inside a building or some sort of physical structure for them to pursue a premises liability claim. In all actuality, a slip and fall accident can occur anywhere, from a sidewalk to the restroom in a stadium. The one constant factor in any slip and fall accident is that a third party’s negligence resulted in your injury and as an accident victim in California, you have the right to pursue compensation.
While property owners are found liable for most legitimate slip and fall cases, there are a few instances in which you can be deemed liable for your injuries. A prime example would be if maintenance recently mopped the floor and placed a “Slippery When Wet” sign by the wet spot and you ignore the sign, which causes you to slip and fall. The property owner would be free of liability since the hazard had been clearly identified.
Elements of a Premises Liability Claim
Not every personal injury claim for a slip and fall accident that gets filed is approved. You and your legal team have the responsibility of proving to the courts that the property owner is responsible for your injuries and therefore should compensate you for damages. The four elements that must be present for a valid premises liability claim are:
- The individual responsible for your injury owned, occupied, or leased the property
- The individual was negligent in the use of the property
- You were harmed
- The individual’s negligence led to your harm in some way
By proving all of these elements to be true, you can rightfully pursue compensation for everything from pain and suffering to medical expenses and equipment. However, this is best accomplished with the help of a seasoned personal injury attorney.
Legal Counsel from Knowledgeable Attorneys
Setareh Law is home to a passionate team that’s dedicated to guiding accident victims to just financial compensation. Our Los Angeles slip and fall accident lawyer can evaluate the facts of your case, inform you of recoverable damages, and serve as your legal representation throughout the claims process.
As members of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Bar Association, we are trusted by the people of Los Angeles to manage their cases with careful hands. Allow us to do the same for you. Contact us today at 310-659-7826 for a free consultation.