If you have been injured as a result of a slip and fall accident, you may be able to receive a cash settlement for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering, among other losses. Our experienced South Kingstown slip and fall lawyers charge no fee until you receive the settlement or award you deserve. Please contact us 24/7 at 1-800-992-6878 for a free (no obligation) case evaluation, or fill out a contact form on our site.
Have You Been Injured Because of a Slip And Fall Accident?
Call A South Kingstown Slip And Fall Lawyer To Help You!
What Is My Slip And Fall Case Worth?
In a slip and fall case, the property owner will be legally responsible for compensating you for your losses. These losses could include the following:
- Pain and Suffering
- Lost Salary
- Scarring (if applicable)
- Medical Expenses
- Mental Anguish
- Other Losses
Do I Have a Slip and Fall Case?
“Slip and fall” refers to any type of preventable injury that occurs on a property. They are called slip and falls because the most common cases involve slipping and falling on ice or snow, spilled liquids in grocery stores, or holes and gaps in walking surfaces. Other cases can be less obvious, such as when a property owner fails to install a railing when it should have, which leads to an injury.
Property owners are required by law to take certain steps to ensure that their properties are safe for people that are allowed to be there. In most cases, property owners can be unaware of the dangerous condition and still can be held responsible for injuries on their property. Read more.
Revised Slip and Fall Law In RI
Changed in favor of the injured party, the old, “open and obvious doctrine” went into effect July 15, 2019. Prior to this change, the injured person was unable to recover if they were injured in a situation that was thought to be open and obvious. With the new version of this doctrine, the injured party now has the potential to recover monetary damages even if the hazardous situation was considered open and obvious. It should be noted that Rhode Island is still a comparative negligence state. For example, if the injured party was 20% negligent, they would only receive 80% of the possible 100% compensation. However, it is still good to have the potential for some recovery rather than no chance to recover at all.
What Should I Do Immediately After a Slip and Fall Injury?
If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention as soon as possible, as injuries like concussions can sometimes get worse over time. You should also contact the manager of the property and make sure that an incident report is filled out concussions can sometimes get worse over time. Read more.
What Is The Legal Fee For Your Representation?
Our South Kingstown slip and fall lawyers charge a fee equal to 1/3 of your settlement and we do not charge you unless we win your case and obtain a settlement or an award for you.
Did You Slip and Fall On Commercial Property?
If you were injured in a slip and fall on commercial property, such as a mall, store, or any business, you should know that business owners are held to an increased standard of care. They are required to keep their properties safe for all people who have been invited onto the property. The reason for the increased standard of care is because they are inviting people onto their property for the reason of making a profit. Read more.
What Are Our Firm’s Top Slip And Fall Settlements?
Our firm has a history of getting good settlements and awards for slip and fall cases. In one case, we maintained joint responsibility with another lawyer to obtain a $300,000 settlement for a client who fell down the stairs after catching his foot on some damaged carpeting that the landlord failed to repair. He suffered a broken foot that required extensive treatment. Here are some of our other best settlements for slip and fall victims.
Why Hire Us?
Here are just 10 reasons to hire our firm to represent you. If you have been injured in a Slip and Fall accident in South Kingstown, call us at 1-800-992-6878. We will be able to tell you if you have a case. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost earnings and pain and suffering, among other losses. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, call our toll free number at 1-800-992-6878 or fill out a contact form online.