Our service area includes:
If you suffered fall injuries in any of these counties or somewhere nearby, the personal team at KJT Law Group may be able to help. We provide free initial consultations and represent our clients without charging a retainer or any other upfront fees. We only get paid if we recover compensation in your case.
California’s premises liability laws make property owners legally responsible for injuries that occur because of hazards on their property. The exception is when someone else occupies the property, usually through a lease. If a lessee occupies the property and is responsible for property maintenance, they might be liable for your losses after a fall.
Much depends on the circumstances of the case, including what caused the fall, the stipulations of the lease agreement (if a lessee occupies the property), and several other factors. Our attorneys know how to show negligence and liability to recover compensation for our clients, whether dealing with a property owner or lessee.
To recover compensation in a fall injury case, our Los Angeles slip and fall attorneys must show that the property owner, occupier, or lessee failed to exercise ordinary care, which led to our client’s injuries. We can investigate the fall accident and the underlying circumstances to prove that negligence occurred by showing:
The evidence available in your case may include:
We use the available evidence to document what happened and how your fall affected you. We then present this information to the liable party or their insurance provider and demand a fair payout – this is typically the start of the negotiation process. We will prepare an estimated settlement range for you before negotiations begin, so you know what to expect and how to judge if any offers are reasonable.
We often reach a fair settlement through this process. However, sometimes we must sue the liable party because the insurer will not offer fair compensation, or there are other reasons why a lawsuit is the best option for our client. If this occurs, we can handle your lawsuit and represent your best interests, including at trial when necessary.
Injuries from slip and falls often occur from trying to catch yourself. Injuries from striking the floor or nearby objects can also occur. Both can cause:
Falls from an elevated height are particularly dangerous because of the force involved in these falls. A tumble down a set of poorly-lit stairs could cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury, or another catastrophic injury.
Victims of fall injuries can often recover compensation under California’s premises liability laws. With a negotiated insurance settlement or court verdict, your payout could cover the losses and costs you incurred because of your fall, such as: