Slip and fall cases don’t always produce the kind of damage that a 25-foot fall would, but they can still be extremely serious. If you slip or fall on someone else’s property and are injured because of negligence, contact an attorney who knows how to handle your case appropriately as soon as possible. Reid B. Wissner, Attorney at Law in New York, NY, has over three decades of practice providing legal representation for those who have experienced slips and falls or vehicular accidents. Slip and fall accidents are common, and hiring an attorney is in your best interest when negligence has occurred.
Do I Have a Possible Lawsuit for My Slip and Fall Incident?
For a slip and fall accident to count as negligence on someone else’s part, there must have been some type of hazard present in the area that caused an injury. This could be anything from a cracked sidewalk or uneven stairs, wet or icy surfaces, improperly maintained elevators or escalators, poorly lit areas near stairwells, or holes in floors or walls where wires run through them.
What Documentation Should I Compile for a Slip and Fall Personal Injury Lawsuit Case?
Documentation is a crucial component of any personal injury lawsuit, as it helps to support your claim and provide evidence that supports your case. When compiling documentation for a slip and fall personal injury lawsuit, several key elements should be included. These include:
- Medical records which document the nature and extent of your injuries
- Reports from law enforcement officials who responded to the accident scene
- Witness statements or affidavits
- Photographs of the accident scene
- Receipts or bills related to expenses incurred as a result of the accident
Additionally, you will want to secure legal representation at this time in order to ensure that your rights are protected during every stage of the litigation process.
Schedule a Consultation With the Law Offices of Reid B. Wissner
With strong documentation and experienced legal guidance, you can increase the likelihood that you will receive the appropriate compensation for your personal injury case. If you are considering filings a personal injury case for a slip and fall situation, call our team today at 212-406-9288 to request a consultation with Reid B. Wissner, Attorney at Law in the New York, NY area.