If you or someone you love was injured in a slip and fall accident, you could hold the property owner responsible for your injuries through a claim or lawsuit. With the help of a Schaumburg slip and fall injury lawyer, you could recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Consider speaking with a skilled accident attorney from our firm about your options.
If you decide you want to pursue a claim or lawsuit, a slip and fall accident attorney from The Kryder Law Group, LLC will be by your side through every step of the process. We will negotiate with the insurance companies so that you do not have to. If negotiation does not work, then we will bring your case to a judge or jury.
We know that a slip and fall injury can leave you in pain and in debt. You can suffer serious injuries like traumatic brain injuries, hip fractures, and other conditions that saddle you with high medical bills and no way to work to pay them off.
After a slip and fall accident, we are here to help. Here is how we will fight for you and your rights after you get hurt on someone else’s property.
To recover damages after a slip and fall accident, we will need to prove that you were owed a duty of care to be kept from harm. According to 740 ILCS 130/3, trespassers are typically not owed this duty. However, if you were on the property legally, you have the right to be kept reasonably safe.
Next, we will collect evidence that proves that the conditions on the premises were in some way dangerous or defective. Often, defective conditions that can cause slip and fall accidents are as follows.
The evidence we collect to prove these conditions can include things like:
Even if the property owner claims that they did not know of the dangerous condition, they may still be held liable if the evidence shows that they reasonably should have known. Not addressing a defective condition is negligence, and negligence can serve as the basis for your claim or lawsuit.
This is why it is important to consult with a Schaumburg lawyer who has experience investigating and pursuing slip and fall cases. You can only make the best choices for you and your loved ones after you have assembled all of the facts and looked at the case from all angles.
Compensatory damages are just what they sound like—compensation for your losses, not punishment for the property owner’s negligence. You can be compensated for your losses, such as your:
If you lost a loved one to a slip and fall accident, you could also recover similar damages. This includes money for:
We are committed to never settling for less than we believe you deserve, and this shows in everything we do. We will keep you in the loop about your case while still handling the burdens that come with filing a claim or lawsuit. Let us take on the fight for what you and your family are owed after a property owner’s negligence leaves you hurting.
Your time to file is limited. The statute of limitations on bringing a personal injury lawsuit in Illinois is generally two years from the time of the accident, according to 735 ILCS 5/13-202.
This period may be shorter or longer depending on the specific circumstances of your case. So, even if you are worried that the clock may have run out on your ability to pursue compensation for a slip and fall accident, you should still discuss your options with a lawyer.
Personal injury lawyers from our team are ready to get to work for you. All it takes to get started is one phone call to get started. Call The Kryder Law Group, LLC today to receive your free consultation and to learn more about how a Schaumburg slip and fall lawyer will fight for what you are owed.