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Santa Ana Slip and Fall Attorneys

The slip and fall attorneys at Razavi Law Group are very experienced with slip and fall cases serving Santa Ana, CA and its surrounding areas.

Falls are the number one cause of injury and death amongst older Americans. Falls also cause over 250,000 missed days of work annually. If you have sustained a serious injury due to a fall, contact us immediately. Unlike many firms, our priority is getting you the maximum compensation you are entitled to, even if that means going to trial.

Even the Senior Partners at many law firms have minimal trial experience and prefer to settle cases, although that can mean less money for you. At Razavi Law Group, we will give you an honest assessment of your case and answer any questions you may have.

Our Experienced Santa Ana Slip and Fall Lawyers Can Help

santa-ana-slip-and-fall-attorneys-lawyersA slip and fall injury can cause serious bodily harm, including broken bones, brain trauma, soft tissue damage, and in some cases, death. Here at Razavi Law Group, we have extensive knowledge of the laws regarding slip and fall accidents and are dedicated to helping you receive the compensation you need to pay for medical bills, lost wages, and other damages you have suffered.

Common Slip and Fall Cases

A slip or fall could happen anywhere at any time. Some types of cases our knowledgeable attorneys at Razavi Law Group encounter are:

  • Outdoor slip and fall injuries;
  • Slip and falls in supermarkets or other indoor places;
  • Slip and falls on elevators or escalators;
  • Slip and falls in apartment complexes.

Because each slip and fall accident is unique, our experienced lawyers give personalized attention to your accident to obtain the compensation you deserve. There is not a one-size-fits-all strategy for these cases, so you must hire an attorney that will thoroughly investigate the details of your case to ensure all parties involved are held accountable.

Slip and Fall Accident Damages That Can be Recovered

As each slip and fall case is different, the damages one may be compensated for vary depending on the accident’s details. Some of the damages our experienced lawyers at Razavi Law Group would seek for your case would be:

  • Economic Damages: these include past and future medical expenses, lost income, and any other expense that you have, or will incur, due to your injuries.
  • Non-economic Damages: these include pain and suffering, life long disability, and/or disfigurement.

Our goal at Razavi Law Group is to calculate all of your damages to ensure your claim receives the highest compensation possible, as a slip and fall accident can result in life-long injuries.

What Steps Can I Take to Strengthen My California Slip and Fall Claim?

You must take the necessary steps after a slip and fall accident to ensure that the involved parties are held accountable. They may try refuting their responsibility in the accident. Measures for strengthening your claim may include:

  • Writing down, to the best of your ability, the sequence of events that led to your accident, including details about where your fall occurred—whether the ground was wet, the lighting conditions, etc.;
  • Taking time-stamped photos of the accident scene before the property owner has a chance to fix the hazard that caused your fall;
  • Reporting the incident to the property owner or manager, and asking for a copy of the incident report;
  • Recording the contact information of witnesses;
  • Seeking medical attention; and
  • Contacting a reputable slip and fall lawyer in California to discuss how to proceed with your claim.
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FAQs About Slip & Fall Accidents & Lawyers

There are many factors that can affect the value of a slip and fall case, including the severity of the injuries suffered, the property owner’s negligence, and whether the victim was partly to blame for the accident. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to evaluate all of these factors and help you get the compensation you deserve.

In Orange County, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit stemming from a slip and fall accident is two years from the date of the accident. This means that if you were injured in a slip and fall accident on January 1, 2020, you would have until January 1, 2022 to file a lawsuit. If you don’t file your lawsuit within this time frame, you will likely be barred from doing so.

There are some exceptions to this rule, however. For example, if the person who owns the property where you fell knew about the dangerous condition that caused your fall but did nothing to fix it or warn you about it, you may have longer to file your lawsuit. Additionally, if you were injured as a result of a defective product, you may have longer to file a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer.

One of the most common workplace accidents is a slip, trip or fall. These type of accidents can happen anywhere, at any time and to anyone. Slips, trips and falls are also one of the most easily preventable workplace accidents.

There are many different causes of slips, trips and falls but some of the most common include:

  • Poor lighting
  • Wet or uneven floor surfaces
  • Loose carpet or rugs
  •  Clutter or obstacles in walkways
  • Uneven stairs or steps

If you’re thinking about filing a claim, it’s important to act quickly. Insurance companies often take months or even years to settle claims, so the sooner you file, the better. And if you’re not sure whether you have a valid claim, it’s always best to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney who can evaluate your case and advise you on your next steps.

You may have a claim against the city if you were injured after tripping on a sidewalk, street, or other public property. To win your case, you will need to show that the city was aware of the dangerous condition and failed to fix it within a reasonable time. You will also need to show that your injuries were caused by the dangerous condition.