Spring Valley Slip and Fall Lawyer

A slip and fall can happen anywhere at any time. Often, these incidents only result in minor bumps and bruises. However, when a property contains hazards, a tripping accident can result in severe or even fatal injuries.

If you suffered a serious fall because of dangerous conditions on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to bring a premises liability suit. A Spring Valley slip and fall lawyer at LVNV Legal could assess your case and determine an effective strategy for pursuing compensation. Let a skilled attorney handle your claim while you focus on recovering from your injuries.

Premises Liability in Slip and Fall Cases

The owner of the property where the injury occurred is usually held responsible in a slip and fall case. However, a plaintiff and their attorney must be able to show that the owner was negligent, and that the accident could have been prevented. There may be additional legal nuances depending on whether the injuries occurred on private, commercial, or government property.

In any slip and fall case, the plaintiff must prove three things:

  • There was a dangerous condition on the premises
  • The property owner or tenant was aware of or should have been aware of the danger
  • The plaintiff was injured as a result of the hazard

Slip and fall cases can become complicated and proving negligence can be a difficult task without legal counsel. Additionally, Nevada follows a comparative negligence system, which means the plaintiff could see their damages reduced if they are found partially at-fault for their injuries. A skilled slip and fall attorney at our Spring Valley office can be a crucial resource when building a case and holding the responsible party liable.

Damages in Spring Valley Trip and Slip Cases

The money that injured victims can recover from at-fault parties is referred to as damages. In slip and fall lawsuits, plaintiffs may be entitled to compensatory damages to cover all of their economic and non-economic losses. These could include medical costs, lost wages, future earnings, and pain and suffering. Compensatory damages are meant to enable a plaintiff to return to their pre-accident state, a legal concept known as making a plaintiff “whole.”

If the defendant’s actions were particularly egregious, the court could order them to pay punitive damages. Punitive damages are meant to punish the defendant for their conduct and discourage others from engaging in similar behavior. However, this form of compensation is rare. A seasoned local attorney can advise a slip and fall victim on the damages that may be available in their circumstances.

Contact a Spring Valley Slip and Fall Attorney for Legal Guidance

If you are suffering from injuries from a serious trip and fall accident, you may be able to recover damages from any negligent parties. However, it is important to remember that the rules governing what constitutes a legitimate claim are complex. As such, it is essential that you speak with a Spring Valley slip and fall lawyer before attempting to pursue a lawsuit on your own.

Additionally, the statute of limitations in Nevada only gives you two years from the date of the fall to file a claim for damages. Be proactive and contact our office right away to discuss your case. We are prepared to work for the compensation you need for your losses.

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