What if the property owner denies he is responsible for my falling accident?
You should not be surprised if a property owner or their insurance company denies responsibility for your slip-and-fall accident. You will have to prove that the property owner, renter or someone acting for them, such as a manager, had an obligation for your safety and failed to meet it. As your slip-and-fall accident lawyers, we would help you to do this.
We gather evidence about your accident and injury to build the case for a valid claim. This includes medical records that establish your injury and the medical treatment it required, and evidence of the accident itself, which may range from testimony by you and witnesses to your accident, to security camera footage that recorded the accident.
As lawyers investigating your accident, we could seek a court order directing the property owner to turn over any security camera footage that existed. But we would have to move soon enough to ensure footage is not overwritten or otherwise destroyed. This is one reason to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after a slip-and-fall accident.
In a free initial consultation, we can advise you of the steps to take if you pursue a claim, and things to avoid doing that could hurt your claim. Our “What to Do after a Fall” page discusses some of these issues, but if you have been seriously hurt in a slip-and-fall accident, you should contact the Becker Law Office today.