Slip and Fall Lawyers in New Hampshire
Property and business owners in New Hampshire have a legal obligation to keep homes and businesses free from hazards that could cause injury to patrons or visitors. If a home or business owner knows of a hazard, they must take measures to properly warn the public or make the necessary repairs to eliminate the hazard. If you have been the victim of a slip and fall incident, you need to seek medical help immediately, then contact the owner. After that, contact Laws & Demers, PLLC. We can fight for your rights and help you get the damages you need to recover from your slip and fall injuries.
Slip and fall injuries can happen under a wide variety of circumstances. Slip and falls injuries are more prone to adults 55 and older and the injuries sustained can diminish their quality of life. With harsh New Hampshire winters, snow and ice can be a leading cause of these injuries. Any water leaks that lead to re-freezing or improperly removed ice and snow can be a hazard that easily leads to slip and fall incidents. Other causes include: cracked or broken sidewalks, broken or loose stairs and railings, changes in carpet or floor patterns, improper or missing lighting of walkways or stairs, and improper or missing signage warning of any other hazards.
While a slip and fall injury may not seem too devastating at first, many injuries lead to pain that worsens the next day, or even days later. If a victim is elderly or already has a disability, any kind of slip and fall injury can lead to further health problems or aggravation of a previous condition.
Types of Slip and Fall Injuries
Some of the most common injuries that can result from a slip and fall incident include:
- Broken bones, fractures, or sprains
- Knee, hip, and back injuries
- Head injuries
- Lacerations and bruises
These injuries can lead to overwhelming medical bills and rehabilitative services. A victim may also have to miss work or have to contend with an additional disability. No one should accept a slip and fall incident as simply bad luck. If you have been injured, you need to know your rights and you need a legal advocate who will fight to protect you from further victimization. The injury attorneys at Laws & Demers, PLLC, will investigate your case and determine if the owner of the premises can and should be held accountable for your injuries if injured on the owner’s premises. We will also find medical experts who can explain the nature of your injuries and how those injuries will impact your life, livelihood, and family. We have the experience and knowledge of personal injury law in New Hampshire and will aggressively pursue a fair and just resolution. After you have gotten the medical care you need, call us and let us evaluate the situation. We will do everything we can to help you get the damages you deserve so you can move forward from a slip and fall injury.
For questions or to schedule a free consultation please contact us at 603-880-2000.