Dangerous Premises/Negligent Falls
Trip and fall injuries can have long-lasting consequences. Although they are more common than other types of injuries, serious damage can happen limiting a person’s ability to function in daily activities and require immediate and expensive medical treatment. It is important to consult with a skilled Washington attorney to discuss liability and whether you are entitled to a recovery.
Our seasoned attorneys have more than fifty years of combined legal experience with a proven track record of success – both in and out of the courtroom setting. We’ve diligently handled both large and small profile cases from settlement through trial, securing millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients!
Injuries from falls are a type of property or premises liability incident. These types of injuries are more common because they can happen at work, home, a friend’s home, at the gym, or any number of businesses such as the local grocery store.
Common causes of negligent trip and fall injuries:
Slippery floors and/or debris
Poorly maintained walking surfaces
Falling in a construction area
Safety violations in a workplace
Failure to properly place warning signs on a property
Disregard for the safety of visitors
Get the best compensation for your injuries
When you have sustained a slip and fall injury due to no misconduct of your own, you need to take action immediately for your harms and losses. First, seek medical attention and follow what your treating healthcare provider recommends to get better. Next, obtain experienced legal representation to ensure you get a fair and just recovery for your damages. Our firm has handled many trip and fall accidents, as well as other dangerous premises actions. We are knowledgeable and skilled in protecting clients from insurance companies and large corporations that will attempt to limit your recovery.
We will maximize your chances of compensation so you can recover and move forward with your life without the burden of dealing with insurance companies, large corporations, or defense attorneys on your own.
Case Example: Our client fell at a construction site opened to the public after a thick string was left approximately three inches off the ground. She sustained fractures to her knee and nose, along with multiple soft tissue injuries. After a hard fought battle with the property development corporation we obtained a settlement recovery of $350,000.
Contact Sherrard McGonagle Tizzano & Lind’s Bainbridge Island Office to schedule your free case evaluation. We proudly represent injury victims throughout Washington State.