Austin Slip & Fall Lawyer
Slips and falls happen across the city of Austin every day. Sometimes falls happen because we’re not paying attention to where we’re going. Most often, however, falls happen because of hidden dangers in stores, restaurants, and businesses open to the public. You might be able to hold a negligent property owner financially responsible if you suffer injuries because of a slip and fall.
Are you struggling with an injury after an Austin slip and fall accident? Did you fall because of a hazard on someone else’s property? If so, you may be entitled to compensation. The experienced Austin slip and fall attorneys at Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP can help you maximize your financial award. Call our law firm today to schedule a free consultation and learn more.
How Will an Austin Slip & Fall Lawyer Help Me?
Falls are a leading cause of unintended injury. They happen every day. If a fall could have been avoided had a property owner exercised a little care, you can demand compensation. While you can pursue money on your own, it’s best to work with an attorney who has experience handling these types of cases.
Slip and fall lawsuits can be time-consuming and complicated. You’re much more likely to get all of the money you deserve when you trust an experienced personal injury lawyer in Austin to handle your case.
Here’s why you should call the legal team at Lorenz & Lorenz for help after your trip and fall accident:
- The property owner will try to blame you for your fall and resulting injuries, which could hurt your financial recovery.
- You may not know how much your slip and fall injury case is worth.
- More than one person may be at fault – and financially responsible – for your injuries.
- You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim.
- Insurance companies don’t want you to hire an attorney. They know they’ll have to take your demands for compensation seriously when you bring an attorney to the negotiating table.
Our goal will be to determine the cause(s) of your slip and fall accident. We’ll use this information to help us identify who is to blame. Then we can demand compensation from anyone who contributed to your injury.
Where Do Slips and Falls Happen in Austin?
For more than 18 years, our attorneys have represented clients who have suffered injuries in slip and fall accidents across the city. We’ve successfully recovered millions in compensation on their behalf. We are prepared to help you if you have been injured in a slip and fall accident at an Austin:
- Retail store
- Government building
- Hospital or medical office, or
- Any other place you were a welcomed or invited guest.
Slip and fall accidents don’t always happen inside. You can also trip on a sidewalk and in a parking lot. Property owners can also be liable for falls that happen there.
Liability for Slip and Fall Accidents
You deserve to feel safe when you go to the store or visit someone else’s home. While you will be expected to be careful, you shouldn’t have to go to extraordinary lengths to prevent an injury. Property owners in Texas have an obligation to prevent guests and visitors – even those who are uninvited – from getting hurt.
If an owner knows, or should know, about a dangerous condition on their property where someone could slip and fall, they can’t stand by and do nothing. Visitors have to be warned and/or the hazard has to be fixed.
A property owner could be liable for slip and fall accidents caused by:
- Wet floors and puddles
- Slick surfaces
- Electrical cords
- Loose floorboards
- Uneven floors
- Torn or ripped carpeting
- Poor lighting
- Broken rails, or
- Broken stairs.
It can be challenging to get a negligent property owner and their insurance company to take responsibility for a slip and fall accident. The attorneys at Lorenz & Lorenz have been representing clients in slip and fall cases for more than 18 years. We’ve recovered millions in compensation for those clients. We can help you get the money you deserve, too. Call our Austin law offices today to learn more.
A slip and fall can cause serious and, in some cases, debilitating injuries. Our attorneys will work hard to help you get money for all of your fall-related injuries, including:
- Broken bones
- Head injury
- Eye injury
- Soft tissue damage, including sprains and strains
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord damage
- Back injury
- Wrongful death, and more
Call our Austin law offices today to schedule a free case evaluation.
What Compensation Can I Get After a Slip and Fall?
Don’t underestimate the costs of a slip and fall accident. Injuries often require extensive medical care. Those same injuries can keep you out of work and really limit your income. The trauma of your fall can cripple you emotionally and prevent you from enjoying life as you once did. You shouldn’t have to struggle with these consequences alone. The negligent property owner who allowed you to fall should be held fully accountable.
Our attorneys will tenaciously pursue compensation on your behalf, including money for:
- Chronic pain
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages and income
- Emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment of life, and more.
You risk not getting every penny you deserve if you try to handle your injury claim on your own. Hiring an experienced attorney to represent you can help you maximize your financial settlement or award.
Statute of Limitations for Slip and Fall Cases
Don’t wait too long to seek compensation after your Austin slip and fall. The state limits the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit. Generally speaking, you’ll have two years from the date of your slip and fall accident to file a claim. You will lose the right to recover compensation once the two-year statute of limitations expires.
Don’t let your right to recover the money you deserve pass you by. Contact Lorenz & Lorenz immediately after your accident to preserve your injury case.
Call Our Austin Slip & Fall Lawyers
It can take a long time to recover from a slip and fall. The last thing you should have to worry about is navigating a complex legal claim. Hiring an attorney in Austin gives you time to get better and puts you in the best position to get the money you deserve.
Contact our Austin slip-and-fall injury lawyers for help today. We offer a free, no-obligation case assessment. When you call, we will review your case and explain which legal options may be best for you.