Papillion and La Vista Slip and Fall Attorney
Formed in 1966, Papillion-La Vista is home to many local restaurants and businesses in Nebraska. With a growing economy and many excellent schools, community events, and parks, it has quickly become a popular place for families to live. Even in this close-knit community, accidents can happen.
If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property and sustained severe injuries, you should not hesitate to obtain skilled legal counsel. The Bottlinger Law L.L.C. legal team in Papillion-La Vista has extensive personal injury experience and can provide the legal guidance and advice you need to navigate every step of your claim.
Call our law office today at (402) 505-8234 to schedule a free consultation.
Although slip and fall accidents could essentially happen anywhere, some places are more common than others. It is the responsibility of property owners and managers to properly maintain their premises and reasonably ensure the safety of guests or patrons who may visit. These are some of the most common places where slip and fall accidents occur:
- Grocery stores
- Shopping malls
- Hotels and resorts
- Parking lots
- Gyms, swimming pools, and parks
- Amusement parks
There are a number of dangerous situations that could arise in any of these establishments. For example, some of the most common causes of slip and fall accidents in grocery stores and other retailers include loose floorboards, spills, waxed floors, and leaks. Parking garages and lots also present many potential hazards. For example, if there is insufficient lighting, it may make it difficult to see the ground, leading to a slip and fall accident. The ground may also be uneven, cracked, or have massive potholes.
Slip and fall accidents should be taken seriously. Not all of these incidents result in only a few scrapes and bruises. Every year, these accidents result in over 8 million emergency room visits. It is also the leading cause of injury-related death among senior adults. These are some of the most common injuries sustained in slip and fall accidents:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Severe broken bones and fractures
- Soft tissue injuries
- Lacerations and cuts
Many of these injuries could have life-altering consequences, and, in some cases, a full recovery is impossible.
Since no two cases are alike, compensation will also vary from case to case. Generally, these are the forms of compensation available in slip and fall accident cases:
- Medical expenses, doctor visits, rehabilitative costs, assistive devices, and any other treatments associated with your injuries
- Missed wages and reduced earning capacity
- Property damage
- Pain and suffering, emotional distress, and loss of enjoyment of life
- Other losses associated with the accident
Our team could fight on your behalf to maximize compensation. It is crucial to act quickly before the statute of limitations runs out. In Nebraska, you have four years to file a premises liability claim, after which the courts will not hear your case.
If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property and are now dealing with terrible, costly injuries, we want to hear what happened. Our Papillion-La Vista premises liability lawyer at Bottlinger Law L.L.C.has the knowledge and resources to thoroughly investigate your case, determine liability, and pursue maximum compensation.
We are dedicated to helping each client achieve the best possible outcome and protecting their rights every step of the way. Head attorney Jason Bottlinger has over 15 years of legal experience and is committed to helping those harmed by negligence get the justice they deserve.
Reach out to us at (402) 505-8234 to schedule a free initial consultation. Let’s see how we can help.
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