Baldwin Park Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys
At El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers, our Baldwin Park slip and fall accident attorneys are strong, aggressive, and compassionate advocates for injured victims. We will help you get justice and the maximum available financial compensation. If you or your loved one was injured in a slip and fall accident in Baldwin Park, California, please do not hesitate to contact us today for a free, no obligation review of your case.
STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT
After an accident at a business or on another person’s property, an injured victim should take proactive steps to protect their safety and legal rights. Among other things, you should be prepared to do the following four things after a slip and fall in Baldwin Park:
- Get immediate medical attention. Nothing is more important than your health — emergency medical needs should always come first.
- Secure any relevant evidence. Taking pictures of the slipping/tripping hazard that caused the fall and getting the contact information for eyewitnesses will be helpful.
- Report the slip and fall accident. Make sure the business or property owner knows that an accident occurred on their premises.
- Call a Baldwin Park slip and fall accident attorney. Do not speak to an insurance adjuster without first consulting with an experienced lawyer.
SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LIABILITY IN CALIFORNIA
A slip and fall accident claim is a type of premises liability claim. Property owners and property occupiers (renters) in Los Angeles County, CA have a duty to keep their premises in a safe condition for guests. The failure to do so may be negligence — which is the basis of most slip and fall accident claims. As explained in the Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions, negligence is “failure to use reasonable care.” Some common examples of business/property owner negligence that can lead to a slip and fall accident include:
- Spills and leaks;
- Dangerously slippery floors;
- Broken floorboards;
- Tattered rugs/carpets;
- Cords and wires;
- Broken stairs; and
- Lack of adequate lighting.
COMPENSATION AVAILABLE FOR INJURED VICTIMS
In California, injured victims should be compensated for the entire value of their damages. Unfortunately, businesses, property owners, and insurance companies are highly aggressive in handling premises liability claims. They try to settle cases for the lowest amount possible. At El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers, our Baldwin Park slip and fall accident lawyers will protect your rights and maximize your personal injury settlement. We can help you seek compensation for:
- Emergency medical treatment;
- Medical bills & expenses;
- Loss of current and future income;
- Pain and suffering;
- Scarring or disfigurement; and
- Long term physical impairment.
CONTACT OUR BALDWIN PARK, CA SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT LAWYERS TODAY
At El Dabe Ritter Trial Lawyers, our Baldwin Park premises liability attorneys have extensive experience handling slip and fall accident claims. If you or your loved one suffered a serious injury as a result of a ‘slip’ or a ‘trip’, we are here to help. To set up a free consultation, please contact our law firm today. We represent injured victims in Baldwin Park and throughout the surrounding communities in Los Angeles County.
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So glad I went with Eldabe Ritter for my accident case. They kept constant communication with me, always answered my questions, and were very professional. In the end I got a great settlement. I didn't have health insurance so thankfully all my medical bills were paid. Everything was taken care of! Being in an accident can be very difficult to go through, but they definitely made the process a lot smoother! I'm referring all my friend and family here. Thank you guys!
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