Can I Recover Damages from a Slip and Fall Accident?

Lakewood, Colorado Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Denver, Boulder, and Nearby Areas

Posted: July 12, 2019

Property and business owners have an obligation to keep premises safe for guests. If you slip and fall on another party’s property due to their negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and suffering.

The personal injury lawyers at the Frickey Law Firm know that slip and fall accidents can be severely disruptive to your life. We are experienced at holding negligent parties responsible and getting our clients justice in these types of cases.

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

uneven pavementReasonable action must be taken by property and business owners to secure and repair hazardous conditions. The following are some examples of potentially dangerous circumstances that can lead to slip and fall injuries:

  • Wet surfaces
  • Cracked or uneven walkways
  • Inadequate lighting
  • Missing handrails on stairways
  • Unmarked steps
  • Spilled food or beverages
  • Unsafe displays of products
  • Uneven or damaged carpets or rugs

Whether you suffer a slip and fall injury on a business or private property, our attorneys will review the case and get to the bottom of who is at fault and if you are owed compensation.

Premises Liability Slip and Fall Cases

Premises liability cases involve negligence on the part of property owners. For example, if a property owner failed to repair a broken stair and you tripped and fell as a result, he or she may be held responsible for costs associated with your:

  • Medical expenses – current and future
  • Lost income due to time away from work
  • Rehabilitation
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disability
  • Loss of ability to perform your job

How Do I Know if I Have a Slip and Fall Case?

Consulting the slip and fall lawyers at the Frickey Law Firm is the best way to find out if you can recover damages. Our attorneys will assess the circumstances around the accident, including:

  • Hazardous conditions at the site of the accident
  • If a warning was posted
  • If the property owner was aware of the dangerous condition
  • The severity of your injury

Some slip and fall accidents result in catastrophic injuries, which can result in permanent disability, extensive rehabilitation, an inability to return to your career, or wrongful death. Our attorneys have built a reputation for handling these types of extreme and complex cases.

We bring decades of experience in personal injury law to every case evaluation and can give our clients clear and accurate information. If you do not have a case, we will tell you. If you do, we will fight to recover damages for you.

Contact Us for a Free Case Evaluation in Colorado

Facing extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation is overwhelming in itself. When combined with the financial stress of covering medical expenses and missing work, injury victims can be pushed to their emotional, financial, and physical limits.

The attorneys at the Frickey Law Firm want to help ease some of the strain by offering a free consultation to slip and fall accident victims. Call us at 303-237-7373 to schedule your case evaluation at no cost. We serve clients in Lakewood, Denver, Boulder, and the surrounding areas of Colorado.