At Mendez & Sanchez, our attorneys understand the significant effect that a slip and fall accident can have on a victim's life. The victim of a slip and fall can sustain painful injuries, face high medical expenses for emergency and long-term treatment and be unable to work and earn income for an extended period.
However, if the accident resulted from the negligence of a property owner, a slip and fall victim might have legal options available to him or her. The individual may be qualified to pursue a legal claim that can result in reimbursement of all medical expenses and compensation for the individual's lost wages, pain and suffering and even more.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip, trip and fall in Pasadena or elsewhere in California, you can talk with a lawyer from Mendez & Sanchez, today and learn more about the options available to you.
Should You Hire a Lawyer After a Slip and Fall Accident in Pasadena?
You might be worried about your ability to pay for an attorney to handle your slip and fall claim. However, at Mendez & Sanchez, we will charge no legal fees or case expenses unless we secure a financial recovery for you. We do not want cost concerns to prevent you from obtaining the legal aid you deserve.
We believe an attorney can play an essential role in your claim, specifically when dealing with insurance providers. The truth is that the insurance providers will attempt to pay as little compensation as possible for the physical, emotional and financial damage you have endured. An attorney will be focused on protecting you as well as your interests.
A Pasadena premises liability lawyer at Mendez & Sanchez, will:
We are a law firm that is passionate about pursuing outcomes that will truly make a difference in the lives of our clients in Pasadena and throughout California.
What Must You Prove In a Slip and Fall Case In California?
A slip and fall accident is a kind of premises liability case. It can be brought against any type of property owner or inhabitant, including a private homeowner, store or other business or a local, state or federal government.
To recover damages in an California slip and fall case, you typically have to demonstrate:
As you contemplate whether you have the ability to bring a slip and fall case, you will need to ask yourself a number of essential questions, including:
What Compensation Can I Acquire for a Slip and Fall Injury?
A slip and fall accident can result in a variety of serious injuries, including fractures, soft-tissue damage, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is essential to consult with a law firm that will seek maximum reimbursement for the damage you have experienced, including:
A property owner's insurance company may attempt to put blame on you for your slip and fall accident. For instance, the insurer might assert that you tripped, slipped and fell because of an "open and obvious" risk that you should have detected or did something else that was negligent.
In California, you could be barred from recouping anything if you were more than 50 percent responsible for your injury. Otherwise, your damages would be decreased by an amount that is proportionate to the percentage of fault credited to you.
Your lawyer from Mendez & Sanchez, will aggressively counter any unfounded claims made by a property owner's insurance company and work diligently to protect your legal rights.
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While other firms just handle your bodily injury claim, we offer a complimentary full-service package where we will also handle your property damage for no fee!
Injuries are common in California, especially in bustling cities like Los Angeles. Navigating the complex legal process demands time and effort, but our highly experienced team, fluent in both English and Spanish, is here to offer you a free consultation. We'll ensure you receive the necessary medical care and secure your maximum compensation! Remember you can hire us FOR FREE.
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