Atlanta Slip-and-Fall Accident Lawyer

Riah Greathouse of Greathouse Trial Law advocates on behalf of slip-and-fall victims, whether negotiating with insurance companies to taking the case to trial.

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Atlanta Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Slip-and-fall accidents are frightening and jarring. One moment, you are walking along, and the next, you come into contact with the hard ground. As traumatic as the accident is, recovery can be even worse. You might have to miss work while you recover, and you could end up with a stack of medical bills. You can’t help but feel angry since the accident could have been prevented if the property owner hadn’t been negligent. Your stress and anger get even worse when you try to get the at-fault party’s insurance company to pay for your medical expenses. You might feel like you are alone right now, but we can be your partner during this difficult time. With our help, you can file a claim against the party responsible and collect the damages you need to recover.

Common Injuries from Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Slip-and-fall accidents are violent in nature and can lead to devastating injuries. Common injuries caused by slip and fall accidents include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussions
  • Broken Bones
  • Sprained Muscle
  • Herniated Discs
  • Whiplash
  • Spinal Injury
  • Cervical Dislocation
  • Paralysis
  • Back Injuries
  • Death

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Slip-and-Fall Claim Basics

Proving liability is critical for a slip-and-fall accident. The property owner’s insurance company will investigate the situation, including the factors that caused the injury. The unsafe conditions could have been caused by employees, defective cleaning products, or other factors. After completing the investigation, the insurance company will likely tell you that the property owner is not liable, or you share the blame. This might cause the insurance company to deny the claim or offer a paltry settlement that won’t cover all of your expenses. If you agree to the settlement, the company will close your claim, and you cannot seek additional compensation in the future. It’s wise to consult an experienced slip and fall attorney before agreeing to a settlement.

Your attorney will go over your options. You can consider settling the case or going to trial. The attorney will go over potential outcomes for both and then formulate a plan to help you have a favorable outcome.

Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Slip-and-fall accidents generally occur when people encounter hazards on public or private property. Potential hazards include broken sidewalks, icy walkways, wet floors, and more. These hazards are often in place due to negligence on the property owner’s behalf. For instance, failing to install property lighting on walkways could cause people to trip over a sidewalk, just as failing to clean up spills immediately could cause a serious accident.

While property owners are often responsible for slip-and-fall accidents, that’s not always the case. Defective cleaning products, employees, or another party could be responsible. These claims must be thoroughly investigated to determine who is at fault. Then, victims can proceed by filing a personal injury claim.

“As a former felony prosecutor, I believe that there is no fight that is too small or too big to fight when seeking justice for my clients.”

-Riah Greathouse

Do I have a case?

If you or a loved one were injured due to a slip-and-fall accident, you might have a case against the negligent party. Georgia has strict criteria for filing personal injury cases, including a statute of limitations. You also must prove that the other party was liable for the fall that caused your injury. Due to the complexities of slip-and-fall accidents, it’s wise to consult with an experienced slip-and-fall attorney to see if you have a case. If you do have a case, your attorney will help you take legal action against the negligent party.

How much is my case worth?

You need to consult with an attorney to determine how much your slip-and-fall case is worth. Your attorney will look at the circumstances surrounding the case, your verifiable losses, and the extent of your injury when determining how much your case is worth.

We have represented countless clients in slip-and-fall cases and understand the complexities of these claims. We have recovered economic and noneconomic damages for our clients, and we can help you fight for the compensation you deserve.

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