Personal Injury in Sidewalk Accidents
Whether one is walking to work, school, or for leisure purposes, it can be almost impossible to avoid sidewalks. Sidewalk Accidents can be very common due to the poor maintenance that goes to them. However, it is almost inevitable to avoid walking on sidewalks due to the convenience it provides when one does not have a car or walking on foot is much faster or needed. The causes of these accidents are almost endless, but the most common ones are uneven or cracked surfaces, slippery substances on the ground, hazardous materials, falling debris, raised flagstones, raised sidewalk grating, loose stones or bricks, and finally, potholes. All of these causes can cause serious damage and it is crucial you seek help right away.
Here are a few examples of what type of injuries can occur:
- Broken or Fractured bones
- CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
- Cuts and Scrapes
- Disc Injuries
- Facial injuries and teeth damage
- Herniated Disc
- Hip and Pelvis Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Nerve Damage
- Neuromuscular Damage
- Pedestrian Injuries such as foot and knees injuries
- Skull fractures
- Spinal and Back Injuries
- Tailbone injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Torn Muscles
- Wrist and Finger injuries
This only a few of the problems you must deal with and may be left wondering:
Who Can Help Me?
A: We can.
How Quickly Can I Receive Help?
A: Immediately. Call Us Now. We are 24/7.
How Can My Child Or Myself Receive Medical Treatment?
A: Immediately but Call Us to Explain.
What Will It Cost to Hire A Lawyer?
A: No Upfront Cost.
Follow these 3 steps:
Step #1: Take Immediate Action
- Contact us, 24/7, for a free Sidewalk accidents consultation guaranteed with the firm’s personal injury lawyer.
- We guarantee that in your first consultation with the firm’s personal injury lawyer we will explain the entire process of handling your sidewalk accidents case and answer all of your questions.
- The consultation is guaranteed to be scheduled immediately with our personal injury lawyer to discuss your sidewalk accidents (at no cost).
- We offer consultations over the phone, in the firm’s office, at your house, hospital or any other place that is convenient.
- Click here to get detailed answers on the most frequently asked questions related to a sidewalk accidents accident.
STEP #2: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- It’s critical to take pictures of your sidewalk accidents and try to get witness statements to make sure we preserve the evidence that caused the injury.
- We need to immediately file a claim with the General Liability insurance to preserve your rights.
- We need to immediately request any video footage that may have recorded the incident.
- Almost all businesses and commercial property have General Liability Coverage which cover this type of claim. You typically see at least $1,000,000.00 in available coverage for personal injury claims.
- Even if you don’t have health insurance, you can still be treated by a qualified medical doctor through what’s called a “Letter of Protection”.
- Although the statute of limitations to file a lawsuit is two (2) years from the date of the injury, you can damage your claim by not immediately receiving medical treatment for your injury or having gaps in treatment.
- You do not pay any money upfront to retainer to us as your sidewalk accidents personal injury lawyer. You only pay if you receive compensation at the time the case is settled.
- Once you complete medical treatment for your injuries, we value your case and submit a comprehensive pre-suit settlement demand.
- If the insurance company does not make a fair and reasonable offer, than we will file a lawsuit.
- At no cost, we will assist in coordinating the repairing or replacing of your personal property.
STEP #3: DAMAGES YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER
- Payment of Current and Future Medical Provider Bills & Costs
- Future Medical Care Treatment
- Past, Present, and Future Loss Wages
- Property and Personal Damages
- Physical Pain & Suffering
- Emotional Pain & Suffering
- Punitive Damages (under special circumstances)
- Loss of Consortium
- And Other Damages as Allowed by the Law