Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries. In some instances, they can even lead to death. Determining and proving liability for your slip and fall accident however will be the most important aspect of your injury claim and the amount of compensation you may be able to recover.Property owners can be found liable for a slip and fall accident if they failed to fix a problem or did not provide adequate warning about a potential danger. If a property owner is found liable, then they are responsible for compensating you for damages. Some of the ways you may be compensated for a slip and fall accident include:
- Medical expenses (now and future);
- Pain and suffering;
- Prescribed drugs;
- Rehabilitation expenses; and
- Lost wages.
All or some of these factors may play a part in your final award amount. No attorney can give you an estimate about what your claim is worth until they become familiar with your particular accident, the parties involved, and the full extent of your injuries. Do not trust a lawyer who promises or quotes potential settlement amounts before they investigate your claim.You can learn more about the conditions that lead to indoor slip and fall accidents by visiting our article library. Hiring a Chicago Personal Injury AttorneyDuring this time, recovering from your slip and fall injuries should be your main focus, not dealing with insurance adjusters and escalating medical bills. Retaining the legal services of a Chicago personal injury attorney can help you focus on getting better while your attorney deals with the insurance companies on your behalf.The Chicago personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. will help you monitor your medical expenses and work toward a settlement to cover all of the treatments you need to get your life back on track. Contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.