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If you’ve experienced a slip-and-fall accident due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to pursue compensation for medical expenses and other damages. At Guajardo Injury Law, we’re dedicated to securing the best outcome for your case in Austin, Texas.

You Have The Right To Seek Compensation For Your Injury

Slip and fall accidents occur when someone slips, trips, or falls due to hazardous conditions on another’s property. Common causes include wet floors, uneven surfaces, or poorly maintained premises. If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. At Guajardo Injury Law, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll these accidents can take. We’re here to help you navigate the legal process and fight for the compensation you deserve in Austin.

Common Reasons For Slip & Fall Accidents:

  • Wet or slippery floors due to spills or recently cleaned surfaces
  • Uneven or cracked pavements, sidewalks, or flooring
  • Inadequate lighting, making hazards difficult to see
  • Loose rugs, carpets, or mats that can cause tripping
  • Lack of handrails or guardrails on stairs and elevated surfaces
  • Obstructed walkways or cluttered areas that impede safe passage
  • Failure to maintain or repair premises, leading to hazardous conditions

What You Can Expect When You Contact Mr. Guajardo

Mr. Guajardo understands the complexities of slip and fall cases and the challenges you may face in seeking compensation. When you choose Mr. Guajardo to represent you, he begins by conducting a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding your accident. This includes gathering evidence, such as witness statements, surveillance footage, and maintenance records, to establish liability and strengthen your case.

Once a solid foundation is built, Mr. Guajardo negotiates with insurance companies on your behalf to pursue a fair settlement that reflects the full extent of your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If a settlement cannot be reached, he is prepared to advocate for your rights in court. You can trust that Mr. Guajardo will fight tirelessly to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for your slip and fall injuries in Austin, Texas.

What To Do Immediately After Slip & Fall Accidents:

  • Seek medical attention promptly, even if injuries seem minor.
  • Report the accident to the property owner, manager, or supervisor.
  • Document the scene by taking photos or videos of the hazardous condition.
  • Obtain contact information from any witnesses present.
  • Preserve any physical evidence, such as torn clothing or damaged footwear.
  • Refrain from discussing fault or accepting blame for the accident.
  • Keep records of all medical treatment, expenses, and missed work days.
  • Consult with a personal injury lawyer, like Mr. Guajardo, to discuss your legal options.

We Secure The Best Possible Compensation, As Evidenced By Our Case Results

Mr. Guajardo becomes emotionally invested in each case, fighting fiercely to ensure his clients receive the justice and compensation they deserve. Our track record speaks volumes about our dedication and success in securing favorable outcomes for our clients:

  • $500,000 settlement for a premises liability case where our client slipped and fell on wet floors, resulting in a herniated disc requiring surgery.
  • $2,700,000 settlement for a premises liability case involving a traumatic brain injury.
  • $1,500,000 settlement for a premises liability case resulting in the wrongful death of a minor who drowned in an apartment swimming pool.

Slip & Fall Accidents FAQs

How Long Do I Have To File A Slip-and-fall Lawsuit In Texas?

In Texas, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit, including slip and fall cases, is generally two years from the date of the accident. It’s crucial to consult with a lawyer as soon as possible to ensure you meet all deadlines.

Who Can Be Held Liable For A Slip And Fall Accident?

Liability for slip and fall accidents can vary depending on the circumstances. Property owners, tenants, landlords, business owners, or even government entities responsible for maintaining public spaces may be held liable if their negligence contributed to the accident.

What Compensation Can I Recover For A Slip And Fall Injury?

Compensation for slip and fall injuries may include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, rehabilitation costs, and, in some cases, punitive damages. The amount of compensation depends on the severity of your injuries and the extent of negligence involved.

What If The Property Owner's Insurance Company Offers Me A Settlement?

Insurance companies may offer low settlements to minimize their expenses. Before accepting any offer, please consult with a personal injury lawyer like Mr. Guajardo to evaluate whether it adequately covers your damages. An attorney can negotiate on your behalf to secure a fair settlement that reflects the full extent of your losses.

Fight For Justice And Hold The Bad Guys Responsible

Mr. Guajardo is more than just a lawyer; he’s a relentless advocate for justice. With over 30 years of experience, he’s dedicated to holding negligent parties accountable and fighting fiercely for the rights of his clients. His unique background gives him invaluable insights into the tactics used by insurance companies and mega-corporations. If you’ve been injured in a slip-and-fall accident, don’t face the legal battle alone — schedule a consultation with Mr. Guajardo and let him fight for the compensation and justice you deserve.

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