Property owners are responsible for maintaining reasonable safety and security levels on their site’s premises, as failure to do so could result in serious harm to their visitors. Slip and fall accidents are among the most common causes of injury that pedestrians suffer due to property owners’ negligence. Whether the incident took place on commercial or residential property, slip-and-fall victims have the right to seek compensation for any emotional, physical, or financial damages experienced. Our Nevada personal injury attorneys can help ensure victims receive a favorable settlement.
Per Nevada’s statute of limitations on premises liability claims, slip-and-fall victims must file within two years of the accident. If you or a loved one have suffered needlessly due to the negligence of an unreasonable property owner, don’t wait — contact our premises liability attorneys today for a free case consultation!
There are generally four categories of fall accidents — slip and fall, trip and fall, stump and fall, and step and fall. Each of these differs based on the cause of the accident. These accidents usually occur in a commercial setting, as neglectful property owners tend to avoid remediating or addressing dangerous on-site conditions to save time and money. The most common causes of fall accidents that may warrant a premises liability claim include the following.
Slip and fall injuries range from anything as minor as a twisted ankle to conditions as severe as broken bones, concussions, or paralysis. Beyond physical damages, victims may also incur trauma-related damages. In some instances, victims may even be able to make claims for property damage, such as an expensive watch or phone that was broken in the fall. Some of the most common damages claimants may seek compensation for include the following.
In premises liability cases, the key to earning a fair settlement is to build your claim as soon as possible following the accident. Immediately gathering and preserving evidence will be crucial to the outcome of a slip and fall case. Following a slip and fall accident, victims should:
Without proper legal guidance, many slip-and-fall victims end up having their claims dismissed by insurance companies or unknowingly accept a settlement that’s worth less than they’re rightfully owed. At Pursiano Barry Bruce Demetriades Simon LLP, we are dedicated to ensuring our clients receive their full, rightful compensation for any damages they’ve endured.
Don’t go into this battle alone — our team of experienced slip and fall attorneys are standing by, ready to defend your rights, and back up your claim.
Contact us today to begin taking the necessary steps towards earning your commensurate compensation!