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Why You Need a Slip and Fall Lawyer

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Why You Need a Slip and Fall Lawyer

A slip and fall lawyer Boynton deals with legal implications of injuries that result from slipping, tripping or otherwise falling down due to the negligence of others. While you may think of it as a mere accident, such falls can cause serious injuries. If the accident was caused due to external factors like a wet floor or other unsafe conditions, you have the right to demand appropriate compensation. It’s always a good idea to hire a lawyer who practices in personal injury when dealing with such cases. A lawyer can help you:

Provide representation

Unlike car accidents where the fault is often obvious, in slip and fall cases, it may not beas clear. Many of these claims are looked on with suspicion. Whether such claims are dealt with directly by the other party or their insurer, an unrepresented claim is rarely ever taken seriously. The fact that you are represented by a lawyer is critical in this case.

To prove liability

Proving liability is not easy in a slip and fall case. Even if you do get a fair hearing, you have to prove that the injury was caused due to fault or negligence by the other party.  For instance, if you fell down the stairs, you will likely have to prove that your fall was due to due to faulty construction or poor maintenance by the property owner or manager. A lawyer can help prepare and present your case.

To establish damages

To receive damages, you have to first show that they exist. If you are asking for lost pay, you must show how the accident caused this loss. A slip and fall lawyer Boynton can help you assess this figure by evaluating your salary, collecting medical and tax records, and other bills.

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