William W. Hurst
Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC
50 S. Meridian St., Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Preventable slip and fall accidents are common, and the negligence of a property owner may cause them.
The Law Offices of William H. Hurst has a legal team experienced in personal injury claims. Our lawyers work on behalf of our clients to hold property owners accountable for their negligence. If our firm accepts your case, our lawyers will work to get the best outcomes for you, too.
If you suffered an injury from a slip and fall accident, speak to a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Call the Law Offices of William H. Hurst at (317) 636-0808 or contact us online to discuss your potential claims.
Insurance companies make the greatest profits by selling the maximum number of policies and paying the minimum amount for claims. Lawyers will represent the property owner’s insurance company, and they will seek to discredit you and disprove or limit any potential claims. They may employ private investigators to monitor social media and find evidence that may hurt your case, such as comments about your injuries or photos of physical activities after the accident.
The following commonly cause accidents:
Slips and falls can cause temporary or long-term, life-changing, and expensive injuries:
Slip and fall injuries range in severity. A sprained ankle may last a few days, but a spinal cord injury could cause permanent nerve damage, cognitive impairments, and paralysis. Serious injuries may also result in significant economic consequences for accident victims by preventing them from working, or requiring them to hire long-term care.
Regardless of whether you were a customer, tenant, or guest at a property, if you were injured in a slip and fall accident, Indiana law may entitle you to compensation. Indiana law protects your rights regardless of whether you were injured on government or municipal property, at a commercial property, or in a private home. When property owners were negligent in their duty of care, victims may recover the medical, economic, and other costs incurred by the accident.
Damages depend on many factors, including the extent of injuries and the consequences for the victim. Victims may sustain medical, economic, or non-economic, personal injury damages, including:
Expert witnesses who review the economic condition of the victim before the accident, including prior tax returns and income information, can help determine economic damages, then project the consequences of the injuries for the victim’s future earnings. While immediate lost wages are a straightforward metric, calculating long-term damages in more serious cases can prove complex. Factors to consider include the age, education, and skills of the victim, and whether the accident has changed the victim’s ability to work in the same capacity, or at all.
If you were injured in a slip and fall accident, speak with a lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable in this area of the law as soon as possible. Slip and fall accidents are often preventable, and you need a competent and diligent advocate to ensure the negligent property owner is accountable for the injuries they caused.
Because many variables influence every accident, slip and fall cases require individual review. If a slip and fall accident injured you, the Law Offices of William W. Hurst offers a free consultation to discuss your case. Call us at (317) 636-0808 or use our online form and contact us. If we accept your case, our firm will commit to serving you and getting you the best possible outcomes.
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