If you have suffered an injury from a slip and fall accident, you may be able to get a cash settlement for your medical bills, lost income and pain and suffering, among other losses. Our experienced slip and fall lawyers charge no fee unless you receive a settlement or award. Please contact us toll free 24/7 or online for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.
Have You Been Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident?
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How Do I Know If I Have a Strong Case?
If your slip and fall injury could have been prevented by the property owner taking reasonable precautions, then you may have a slip and fall case. Slip and fall cases can often times be difficult to prove because there are so many factors that come into play, which is why having an experienced lawyer on your side make a huge difference in your case. Read more.
What Losses Do Slip and Fall Settlements Cover?
As your lawyer, we will fight tooth and nail to obtain compensation for the full extent of your injuries, including medical bills, lost income, scarring, and pain and suffering, among other losses. Read more.
What Are Our Firm’s Best Slip and Fall Settlements?
For 30 years our firm has successfully fought for clients who were injured in slip and fall accidents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In one particular case, we maintained joint responsibility with another law firm, and settled case for $850,000 after our client was injured as a flight of stairs collapsed underneath him. Click here to see some of our other best slip and fall settlements.
How Much Does Your Firm Charge for a Slip and Fall Case?
Our firm charges the industry standard, which is 1/3 of your settlement or award as a fee. We will also front the costs for medical reports, investigations, or any other costs necessary to obtain the settlement or award you deserve. Our lawyer charge absolutely no legal fees unless we are successful in handling your case.
How Do Most Slip and Falls Happen?
There are many possible ways for a slip and fall to occur, but they most commonly occur in grocery stores where shopping carts can drag slippery fruit around the store creating hazards, or where freezers can leak water out into the aisles. Some other very common causes include ice and snow, ripped and torn carpeting, or missing handrails on stairways. Read more.
How Should I React After Being Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident?
If you have been injured in a slip and fall, the first priority is making sure you receive the medical attention you require. If it happens at a commercial property or at work, be sure to file a report with the proper authority so the details of your accident and subsequent injury are accurately recorded. Read more.
What If I Slipped and Fell at a Private Residence?
Homeowner’s and renters have to keep their properties are safe for everyone who is welcome to be there. These situations can get tricky when you are injured at a friend’s house, which is why we recommend you contact a lawyer who can help you sort through everything. Read more.
What If I’ve Slipped and Fallen at a Store?
Grocery stores, restaurants, and department stores are the most common settings for slip and fall accidents. Courts hold commercial property owners to an even higher standard of safety than homeowners, as they invite people onto their property in order to make money. They carry insurance to help pay these claims, and it is in these dealings with the insurance companies that our experience will be able to help you get the settlement or award you are truly entitled to. Read more.
Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Slip and Fall Injuries?
Workers’ compensation usually covers most slip and fall injuries, as long as they occurred during the course of your employment. You may also be able to file a third party claim if your injury was caused by someone else, such as a sub-contractor. Read more.
Can You Recover From a Slip and Fall on Government Property?
While the government is usually afforded more protection against slip and fall claims than businesses or homeowners, they still have an obligation to keep their premises safe. Read more.
Why Call d’Oliveira & Associates?
Well, here are 10 simple reasons why you should consider hiring our firm to handle your slip and fall case. Each of our lawyers has at least 18 years of experience handling these types of cases and will charge you absolutely no legal fee until we have secured the settlement or award you are entitled to. For a free (no-obligation) case consultation, call us at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form online.