What to Do After a Slip-and-Fall Accident in Chicago

The impact that a slip-and-fall accident can have on your life is undeniable. The physical injuries can often be severe, which can result in substantial medical bills and household expenses that continue to pile up. If you’re unable to work due to the extent of your injuries, those accruing bills can feel insurmountable.

Fortunately, you can take action to remedy your situation when you reach out to a highly trained premises liability attorney in Chicago. We can help you obtain full compensation for your damages. Read on to learn more about the steps you’ll take should you choose to pursue your civil suit against the at-fault party.

Bringing a Claim Against the Liable Party

When you fall on someone else’s property, that property owner will typically be responsible for covering your expenses, particularly if there was a hazard on the property that caused you to slip in the first place.

For instance, let’s say you were on your way to catch the L Train, stopped to grab a cup of coffee, and subsequently fell on your way into your favorite coffee shop. Because the owner didn’t put ice melt down or shovel after a snowstorm, they would be liable for your damages.

Obtain Maximum Compensation for Your Losses

Once your attorney has determined who is culpable for your suffering, they’ll begin building your case. We will review the ways in which your life has been negatively impacted by your injuries so you can obtain the funds you need to pick up the pieces of your life.

Some of the most commonly sought damages in a premises liability claim include lost wages, loss of consortium, pain and suffering, medical expenses, loss of enjoyment of life, property damages, damage to your earning capacity, inconvenience, and the loss of household services, to name a few.

You can focus on recovering from your injuries while your attorney works to build you a compelling case against the property owner, You can rest a little bit easier knowing you have a team of highly trained legal professionals on your side throughout this difficult time in your life.

Work with a Chicago Premises Liability Lawyer

If you have further questions about your slip-and-fall claim, or to retain an experienced Chicago premises liability lawyer at Lane & Lane, LLC for your case, give our office a call at 312-332-1400 or complete the brief contact form below to schedule your free claim evaluation today.

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