Slip and Fall
A slip and fall can bring about all types of physical injuries. When you slip and fall on someone else’s property, that property owner could be liable. A personal injury attorney at LEIP Law can help determine whether you have a legitimate claim in your Columbia, SC slip and fall. We can then work to see that you are compensated for the injuries and inconveniences that stem from a slip and fall.
Common Types of Injuries
A slip and fall can lead to bruises, broken bones, lacerations and nerve damage. Some slip and fall injuries never heal and can lead to a lifetime of problems. Back and neck issues can linger and decrease your quality of life while inflicting their share of pain and suffering. The cost of medical care from a slip and fall could also skyrocket if the injuries are serious and long-lasting.
Filling Your Claims
A Columbia, SC personal injury attorney at LEIP Law will take the necessary steps in your slip and fall claim. When you hire our firm, we will assign an attorney who will get right to work on the following process:
- Investigate the incident
- File a claim
- Collect evidence and testimony
- Negotiate a settlement
- Litigate in court
Some slip and fall cases never make it to court. LEIP Law is skilled and experienced in negotiating favorable settlements with a multitude of insurance companies. Most insurers will try to get of paying you much in compensation and that is where our attorneys provide a major boost to your claim. We won’t let insurance companies manipulate your situation or compromise your compensation.
What To Do After An Accident or Injury
The first step following slip and fall is to get medical attention. That should be followed by reporting the incident to whoever owns the property where you fell. Taking photos and collecting all the relevant information (owner name, conditions, etc.) as well as any firsthand witness accounts. Then comes the time to contact a Columbia, SC slip and fall attorney. That is when a lawyer from LEIP Law can intervene and begin to walk you through the process.
It is also important to refrain from making any formal or recorded statements. If any insurance company asks you to go on record with a statement, it is advisable to immediately decline. And it is also recommended to stay off social media when talking about your claim. The more you post about it, the more you put your claim at risk.