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What Are Damages for Slip and Fall Case?

Written by Ankin Law Office

Slip and fall accidents are a type of personal injury accident that fall under the theory of premises liability. According to premises liability, a property owner or manager can be held liable for accidents and injuries that occur on their property. While slip and fall accidents are among the most common premises liability accidents, premises liability also covers:

  • Stairway Accidents
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Porch & Balcony Defects
  • Building Collapse
  • Falling Merchandise
  • Fire & Smoke Injuries
  • Negligent Security
  • Swimming Pool Accidents
  • Toxic Chemicals
  • Code Violations

If the owner or manager of the property is found to be negligent for your slip and fall accident, he or she is liable for money damages including:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future income
  • Household services
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Permanent disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Property damages

The specific amount of money damages to which you may be entitled in a personal injury action, such as a slip and fall accident, depends on a number of factors, including the specific legal claim, the circumstances of accident, the degree of negligence, your injuries, and the laws of the jurisdiction involved.

The Chicago slip and fall lawyers at Ankin Law Offices, LLC have considerable experience representing the victims of all types of personal injury accidents, including those involving theories of premises liability such as slip and fall accidents. Our premises liability attorneys have the knowledge and skill necessary to assess the circumstances surrounding your slip and fall accident to help you estimate what your claim might be worth.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, contact our office at (312) 600-0000 to schedule a free consultation with one of our Chicago premises liability lawyers to discuss what your claim might be worth.

Categories: Personal Injury