When a hazardous condition is present and you fall to the ground, you may be a victim of a Sarasota slip and fall accident due to no fault of your own. Not only are you probably embarrassed that you fell, but you may have suffered injuries as a result of the fall.
If you have suffered a fracture, knee injury, head trauma, or any other type of injury in the fall, you need the help of a skilled professional. In many cases, property owners will argue that they were not negligent. In fact, they may indicate that you should have been more careful and watched where you were walking.
Although you know that you couldn’t have avoided the hazardous condition that caused your fall and that the property owner was negligent, you have to prove it. This is why you need an experienced Sarasota slip and fall lawyer on your side.
How a Lawyer Can Help Slip and Fall Victims
Attorneys who have represented other slip and fall victims know what it takes to establish a strong case for you. They can help you by doing the following:
- Making sure you take the right steps after the fall. A skilled attorney will coach you through the process. This includes everything from making sure you seek immediate medical care to helping you know what you should and shouldn’t say to the property owner and the insurance company.
- Investigating. A good Sarasota slip and fall lawyer knows that he needs to thoroughly investigate the accident scene. He will work to request any video surveillance as well as locate and interview witnesses who will provide sworn testimonies.
- Establishing negligence. An attorney who has handled previous slip and fall cases will know to how important it is to obtain a property owner’s inspection policies and procedures. Additionally, an experienced lawyer knows the laws surrounding premises liability in Florida.
Get the Help You Need to Get the Compensation You Deserve After a Slip and Fall
At the Mallard Law Firm, we know how to evaluate cases of this nature, what your case is worth, how to prove negligence and liability, and what it takes to pursue the maximum compensation for your injuries. We also know that serious injuries from slip and fall accidents can be costly, painful, and inconvenient. We will work diligently to get you the compensation you need and deserve. For a free consultation with a skilled Sarasota slip and fall injury lawyer, contact the Mallard Law Firm at 888-409-3805.