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Slip and Fall Facts in Colorado

Were You Hurt in a Slip & Fall Accident
Slip and fall accidents run the gamut when it comes to seriousness. We’ve represented clients who fell
while on the job and had to take a few weeks off of work, and those who have fallen while on someone else’s property due to the negligence of the property owner and suffered ongoing injury. 

If you’ve been involved in a slip and fall accident and are wondering what your rights are, the personal injury lawyers at Hull & Zimmerman would like to help. 


Slip and Fall in Colorado Facts and Rules

•   If you want to file an injury claim against a negligent party you must do so within two years of the date of the incident 

•   You must prove that the responsible party did not take action to prevent your injury and allowed for an unsafe environment 

•   If you are ever injured on someone else’s property, be sure to file a complaint or an injury report with the manager on duty or another responsible party so you have a paper trail of proof of the accident, if appropriate take pictures and get contact information from any witnesses (even if you don’t believe you’re hurt, as pain can come on later)

•   If you go to court, be prepared for the responsible party to try to put some blame on you

•   If you are found to be partially responsible for your slip and fall accident, you will most likely still receive compensation, however, it may be less than if you were not found responsible in any way for the accident

•   It is the full responsibility of the property owner to keep the premises safe and marked well for any hazardous conditions

•   If you are hurt in a slip and fall accident, you may be eligible for damages such as lost wages, hospital bills, damaged items, and pain and suffering

•   Depending on the seriousness of the accident, you may receive a settlement ranging from $10,000 to over $250,000

•   Your slip and fall case may be over in as little as a couple of months, however, depending on the investigation process and the seriousness of the matter, the case may take a couple of years to finalize

•   Seek medical attention as soon as you realize you are suffering from pain caused by your accident

•   A slip and fall personal injury attorney is going to help you determine whether you can receive compensation for your injury, finding a compassionate lawyer who will fight for you should be done as soon as possible

If you have any questions or concerns about your slip and fall accident, please call us for a discussion on how we can best support you through this challenging time. 

Proudly serving North Denver, Northglenn, Westminster, Thornton, Commerce City, Arvada, and Broomfield.

 

Contact Our Experienced Northglenn, CO Personal Injury Lawyers

Hull & Zimmerman P.C.If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident in Arvada, Northglenn, Thornton, or anywhere in Northern Colorado, you may be able to file a claim against the negligent party. It is important to contact our experienced Arvada personal injury attorneys immediately to discuss your legal options. At Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., our committed personal injury lawyers are dedicated to the belief that everyone deserves justice. Contact us at (303) 423-1770 or (866) 385-3505.  

Our personal injury lawyers have extensive experience representing injured accident victims in Broomfield, Arvada, Superior, Lafayette, Louisville, Erie, Brighton, Commerce City, Northglenn, Westminster, Thornton, Longmont, and throughout Colorado.

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At Hull & Zimmerman, P.C., we are honored to help accident victims in their time of need, and take our responsibility as personal injury lawyers incredibly seriously. We know how important it is for victims to secure the full and fair compensation they need following a serious accident, and that is why we take a hands-on, personalized approach to every case we handle.

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