Edgewater Trip and Fall Lawyer

Trip and fall accidents happen when we least expect it. Whether running errands, shopping at the mall, or visiting a doctor’s office, people may be hurt if they trip and fall. Someone can trip over uneven flooring, broken pavement, or debris lying in walkways and end up getting hurt in the process. If someone else's negligence caused your accident, you might be able to recover damages.

It's helpful to speak to a Miami personal injury attorney when you’ve been hurt in an accident. Since 1963, Wolfson & Leon has helped people injured in trip and fall, automobile, and other accidents that weren't their fault. Our skilled attorneys work tirelessly to represent the rights of their clients. With our free case analysis, you can find out what legal solutions may be available. Find out what assistance is available by calling Wolfson & Leon today at (305) 285-1115.

Five Things You Should Never Do When Hurt in a Trip and Fall Accident

When you try to recover damages in a trip and fall accident, there are a few things to avoid that may impact your claim.

  • Fail to report the accident – Letting the store manager or owner know that you’ve fallen and have been hurt is vital to your claim. It documents that the establishment is aware of the accident. If other people have been injured from the same thing, having written documentation is critical. If you fail to report the accident, it may be challenging to prove that it happened at that location.
  • Skip seeing the doctor – When you don't see a doctor immediately or soon after your accident, you run the risk of aggravating an existing injury. Your injury may be more severe than you think, so waiting to see a doctor may not be in your best interest. Plus, it may be difficult to prove that your injury resulted from the accident if you wait too long.
  • Wait too long before pursuing a claim – You have up to four years to file a claim for a trip and fall accident in Florida. Even though you may be under the time limit, waiting to pursue legal action may not work in your favor. If your injuries were harmful to your health and finances, that might not appear to be the case if you don't act with urgency.
  • Try to settle a serious claim on your own – Insurance companies are known for pushing early settlements to limit what they have to payout. However, your injuries may be more substantial than you think. You may need additional treatment, at-home care, or you may be out of work longer than expected. By settling on your own, you may get your settlement quicker. However, it can cost you in the long run if you don’t receive the fair amount that you should. Plus, you may have other legal options that you aren’t aware of.
  • Not seeking legal help – When you’ve been seriously hurt in a trip and fall accident, it can change your life. If you don’t seek advice, you may miss out on legal remedies available to you. You could end up getting stuck with medical bills that you can’t afford or no means to pay for your household expenses if you can’t work.
Trip and Fall Accident Law Firm in Edgewater

When you are hurt in a trip and fall accident, there may be legal remedies available to you under Florida law. Speak with a Miami personal injury attorney to find out what action you can take, if any, to pursue damages. Should you have a claim, an attorney helps you build your case and represents your interests when working to settle your claim with the insurance company. They can also defend your rights in court if necessary.

To find out what legal alternatives are available, schedule your free case consultation with Wolfson & Leon today. Should you pursue legal action connected with your accident, you won't pay any legal fees unless we settle your case. This ensures that you can get the representation you need. Call Wolfson & Leon today at (305) 285-1115.

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