Slip and Fall Attorney in Montrose

What are some causes of Slip and Fall Accidents?

A slip and fall accident can happen anywhere at any time in Montrose, here are some of the leading causes:

  • Weather-related conditions, such as puddles, snow or water that have not been cleaned up by whoever owns the property.
  • Uneven and rough driveways and walkways
  • Carpets, Loose rugs, or any objects that have wheels
  • Spills of liquid and other slippery objects on the floor

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Slip and Fall Injuries that can occur?

Slip and fall accidents can be dangerous and can lead to a variety of injuries, including:

  • Cuts, scapes, and bruises
  • Fractured or broken bones
  • Spined or twisted ankles
  • Brain or head injuries, including concussions
  • Spinal or back injuries

Although a scrape or a bruise is mainly cosmetic and will heal in a short amount of time. Other injuries such as head or spinal damage could have consequences lasting a lifetime. These injuries could result in never walking again or even death, at Doehling Law, we take slip and fall accidents seriously.

How long do you have to file a personal injury claim in Colorado after a Slip and Fall?

If your loved one or you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, contact Doehling Law as soon as possible. Victims only have two years from the date of the accident to file a claim against the other party or property owner, so you must act quickly if you want to receive compensation for you or your loved one.

Doehling Law can hold the Property Owner or the Company accountable.

Business and property owners are required by state law to keep their property in a safe condition, and if they fail to meet these requirements, they may be at fault when a visitor or guest slips and falls because of a hazardous situation. For example, if there are hazards on the property such as water leak, a store owner must block off the affected area or put signs to let customers know that the floor is slippery. Failure to do this and someone falls from the water. The store owner may be responsible for the injury. To receive compensation from the property owner for your injury, you must be able to prove all of the following:

  • The defendant leased, owned, occupied or controlled the property when the injury occurred.
  • The defendant was negligent in the maintenance of the property.
  • The injury occurred because of the defendant's negligence.
  • You or your loved one was injured as a result of a slip and fall accident.

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If you've been seriously injured in a Slip and Fall, contact Doehling Law right away!

If you've been seriously hurt from a slip and fall accident or a trip and fall accident, your financial, medical, and emotional challenges may seem overbearing. Doehling Law is committed to helping you get your life back and ease the road to recovery. Doehling Law has represented clients throughout the Colorado area. We do not take any case lightly and let us see how we can help you with a free consultation today!

Call Doehling Law at 970-628-3907 or click here!