Atlanta Slip and Fall Lawyer

If you were injured in a slip and fall accident in Atlanta you must take legal action as soon as possible. A slip and fall injury can be minor in some cases, and life-changing in others. Some slip and fall accidents can cause paralysis or traumatic brain injuries, requiring years of ongoing medical costs. The property manager or property owner should always maintain the safety of their property. If a property owner does not follow safety protocols or fails to uphold certain safety standards and you suffer an injury on their property, you may be entitled to compensation. 
At the Hines Law Firm, an Atlanta slip and fall lawyer has the knowledge and experience needed to build a strong case to help you recover the compensation you’re owed for an accident that was caused by a negligent property owner.

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How Can An Atlanta Slip and Fall Lawyer Help?

A slip and fall accident can occur when someone is injured on another person’s property due to dangerous conditions. The property manager or owner of the property where your injuries occurred must ensure your safety. 

After a slip and fall accident, you must file a claim to recover compensation for your medical bills and other losses. When the insurance company gets your claim, they will contact you and ask to record your statement. They typically place the blame on the accident victim and will do whatever they can to minimize your payout or deny your claim. They may ask questions that are confusing or misleading, hoping you will say something that harms your claim. 

Instead of speaking with the insurance company, contact a slip and fall lawyer at the Hines Law Firm. They will handle every aspect of your claim, including:

  • Investigating the accident
  • Gathering evidence
  • Assessing damages
  • Filing paperwork
  • Consulting with experts
  • Handling all interactions with the insurance company
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Filing a lawsuit on your behalf (if necessary)

The most difficult part about this type of injury case is establishing who the responsible party is. Because of this, it’s important to contact a slip and fall lawyer as soon as possible. They will immediately conduct an investigation and gather evidence before the property owner or manager can make repairs or hide the evidence. Not hiring an attorney can result in a lower settlement amount or your case may be denied.

At the Hines Law Firm, our attorneys have extensive experience negotiating with insurance companies and they will not back down or be intimidated. They will go above and beyond to fight for the fair settlement you deserve due to an accident that was caused by the negligence of another.

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Mari Gutierrez
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“Helped me so much during my accident. I recommend this firm to everyone I know and meet they’re just that amazing and I love that their team is bilingual!!”
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“They are an excellent team, they always attended to all my concerns, defending my rights and representing me throughout the process. they always made me feel calm and trusting of them. I highly recommend them. They met all my expectations.”
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“They are a team of very responsible, kind and dedicated professionals, they were always aware of all the details of the case and keeping us informed about each step we should take, I recommend them 100% Thanks so much, Great job”
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“The staff is amazing and an absolute pleasure to work with. They make the process very smooth. I did not have to do any of the work, and they handled everything and answered every question I had. They pay so much attention to your case that I was able to take care of everything else going on in my life. They honestly are my version of the legal dream team.”
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“I really enjoyed how well they communicated with me on my case. I had got in a really bad accident and constantly had follow-ups to make sure I was okay and to see if I ever had any questions or doubts. I felt like they really cared. Plus their staff is awesome. “

What Are Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents?

Common causes of slip and fall accidents include:

  • Wet or slippery surfaces
  • Damaged or uneven flooring
  • Loose carpets or rugs
  • Poor lighting
  • Missing or broken handrails
  • Missing or broken stairs
  • Obstructed walkways
  • Lack of guardrails
  • Overgrown vegetation
  • Adverse weather conditions
  • Improper footwear
  • Negligent maintenance

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury Accident?

Depending on the circumstances of the accident, potential parties who may be held liable include:

  • Property owners
  • Property managers
  • Business operators
  • Contractors or maintenance companies
  • Government entities
  • Employees

What Are Common Slip and Fall Injuries?

Slip and fall accidents can result in a wide range of injuries, including:

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Sprains
  • Bruises
  • Strains
  • Contusions
  • Bone fractures/broken bones
  • Back injuries
  • Wrist fractures
  • Hip fractures
  • Leg and arm fractures
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Head injuries including traumatic brain injuries and concussions
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Facial injuries
  • Dental injuries
  • Organ damage

What Compensation Can I Pursue After a Slip and Fall Accident?

The damages you’re entitled to will depend on many factors, such as the severity of your injuries, your prognosis, how much time you missed at work, and other variables. 

In some cases, the victim of a slip and fall accident can pursue the following types of economic and non-economic damages:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Past and future medical care costs
  • Personal property damage
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Emotional distress
  • Permanent disability
  • Scarring and disfigurement

What is the Statute Of Limitations in Georgia?

In Georgia, you will have two years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit against the negligent party. If you fail to file by the deadline, your case may be dismissed and you will be unable to recover any compensation for your accident-related losses.

At the Hines Law Firm, our slip and fall lawyers will handle every aspect of your case, including filing a lawsuit within the statute of limitations.

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Slip and Fall Attorney?

At the Hines Law Firm, our slip and fall lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. With this type of payment arrangement, you will pay nothing upfront and you will owe nothing if your case is not successful. If your case is successful, your attorney will subtract a small percentage of your settlement or award to cover the cost of legal services provided.

What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

To protect your claim and legal rights, it’s important to follow certain steps after a slip and fall accident, including:

  • File a report with the property owner, property manager, or store manager
  • Take photos of where you fell, anything that may have contributed to the accident, and your injuries
  • Obtain the contact information of any witnesses
    Avoid speaking to the
  • insurance company until you have contacted an attorney
  • Seek medical treatment and save all documentation
  • Contact a slip and fall lawyer at the Hines Law Firm to schedule a free consultation

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If you were involved in a slip and fall accident that was caused by a negligent property owner, an experienced slip and fall lawyer at the Hines Law Firm can help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to learn about your legal options and rights, and find out how an attorney on our legal team can help you obtain the compensation you deserve, for an accident that was not your fault.

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