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Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. A slip and fall accident, according to statistics, is the second leading cause of injuries in the United States. Sadly, slip and fall accidents cause 16,000 deaths each year. These statistics show how important it is to take every slip and fall you have seriously, enough to warrant consulting an experienced slip and fall lawyer.
Slip and Falls at Work, at Home, or at a Business Can Entitle You to a Cash Recovery, Contact a Slip and Fall Attorney at Hipskind & McAninch for a Free Case Evaluation
If you are injured as a result of a slip and fall, you should immediately seek medical attention to assure that you are not suffering from some latent medical injuries. Oftentimes, some injuries may not manifest symptoms immediately, which underscores the importance of seeing a physician.
If your slip and fall happened because of the actions of another, you may have a claim for compensation. To help support your claim, you should document when and how the accident happened. You should also talk to anyone who witnessed the incident and get their contact information.
Once you have this information, contact an attorney to begin preparing your potential claim. Oftentimes the owner of the property at issue, or their insurance company, will offer you a low ball settlement offer. Make sure you speak with an attorney before accepting any settlement to make sure you are fairly compensated for your injuries.
Many Individuals Suffer Falls While Running Their Daily Errands at Places Like Walmart, Aldis, Shop ‘n Save, McDonalds, or the Local Grocery Store. If This Happens Contact an Experienced Slip and Fall Attorney at Hipskind & McAninch Immediately In Order to Insure Your Maximum Recovery
By taking these cautionary steps, you could file a claim if the slip and fall indeed caused a serious injury to you. Even if your claim is denied, you still have a chance at a personal injury settlement.
If you or a loved one has suffered a slip and fall accident in either Illinois or Missouri, contact an experienced slip and fall attorney at Hipskind & McAninch for a FREE initial consultation so that we can discuss the case and your options. We understand that you may need assistance beyond the usual 9 to 5 business hours, which is why we ask that you call whenever you need legal assistance at either 618.641.9189 (IL) or 314.312.2930 (MO). We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. We work on a contingency fee basis so we don’t get paid until you do.