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Slip and Fall Lawyers in Columbus

Dealing with insurance companies, negligent property owners, and other at-fault parties after a slip and fall injury in Columbus, Ohio, can be challenging. But with legal guidance and support from the Columbus slip and fall lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick, you can move on, recover what you need, and hold the right party accountable.

We understand what a difficult time this must be for you and your family. We never require upfront fees, and our consultations regarding slip and fall accidents are always 100% free.

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Columbus Slip & Fall: Common Causes

Generally, slip and fall accidents are caused when property owners are negligent with the care of their premises. However, anytime a property owner fails to ensure the safety of their premises for their invited guests, they can be held accountable and compelled to compensate victims accordingly.

Columbus slip and fall accidents commonly result from:

  • Broken stairs or escalators
  • Debris in the walkway
  • Improper lighting
  • Improper maintenance
  • Lack of traffic signs
  • Neglected parking lots
  • Negligent security
  • Open manholes
  • Open sewer grates
  • Poor road design
  • Potholes
  • Snow and ice accidents
  • Uneven or broken walkways
  • Wet floors

Slip and Fall Injuries

Under the worst conditions, virtually any type of injury could occur in a serious fall. Whether you suffered a concession on a slippery floor or broken bones on a neglected staircase in an apartment complex, you may be able to pursue a premises liability claim or a slip and fall lawsuit if your life has been significantly affected.

Some frequently seen slip, trip, and fall injuries include:

  • Spinal cord damage
  • Head trauma
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Dislocated joints
  • Broken and fractured bones
  • Back injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of limbs
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Compensation After a Columbus Bicycle Accident

Slip and fall injury victims often report being surprised at some of the damages they are entitled to recover as part of their injury claim. You have the right to be made whole.

Economic damages and non-economic damages should be taken into consideration accordingly. Examples of losses you could recover include:

  • Lost income
  • Diminished earning capacity
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Skin scarring and disfigurement
  • Emotional trauma
  • Psychological distress
  • Pain and suffering
  • Hospital bills and medical expenses

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Why File a Slip & Fall Claim?

After suffering a slip and fall injury, you may wonder whether pursuing an injury claim is in your best interests. Even though you may be feeling overwhelmed or want to downplay the severity of your case, there is no reason you should be forced to deal with the expense of your injuries when you are not responsible for causing them.

You can recoup what you lost or will miss out on when you act on your slip and fall claim. But you also can prevent future accidents, hold the insurance company and other liable parties accountable, and help future slip and fall injury victims feel empowered as they move through the claims process.

How to Prove Property Owner Negligence

Establishing negligence and liability in a slip and fall accident is essential no matter where your injuries occurred. Establishing property owner liability is critical if your slip, trip, and fall happened at a private residence or public location.

Your slip and fall lawyer in Washington will need to show that the property owner failed to uphold their duty of care. At KNR, we will prove that:

  • The location where the slip and fall occurred had dangerous conditions
  • The hazards in question were the cause of your damages and injuries
  • The property owner where the accident occurred should have known or knew about the hazardous conditions and sailed to correct them before inviting guests to the premises

If property owners fail to Implement security features, rent properties to dangerous tenants, refuse to make necessary property repairs, or otherwise fail to maintain the integrity and safety of their premises, they could be responsible for covering your damages in full.

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Our Columbus Slip and Fall Lawyers Can Help

Slips, trips, and fall accidents can be far more severe than many realize. At KNR, we understand the trauma you’ve been through, and we are here to help. Let us assess your situation, review your options, and find the best way to get maximum compensation after a fall.

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Columbus Slip and Fall FAQs

How will I cover my slip and fall medical bills while my case is still pending?

Your attorney can get the costs of your medical bills for your slip and fall injuries stayed, or you can cover the costs of your medical bills out of your own pocket. You can seek reimbursement for the medical bills you covered in your slip and fall injury claim.

Who is responsible for a private property slip and fall accident?

In private property slip and fall accidents, such as parking lot slip and fall accidents, the property owner will more than likely be responsible if they fail to ensure the safety of the premises. If you were trespassing on private property, your compensation could be reduced due to Ohio’s modified comparative negligence laws.

What is the statute of limitations for slips and fall claims?

Like the rest of H=Ohio, the statute of limitations for a Columbus slip and fall accident claims is two years under Ohio Revised Code ORC § 2305.10.

Who is liable for a slip and fall injury on a sidewalk or city property?

Slip and fall injuries occurring on city properties or sidewalks will ultimately fall to the government agencies or other parties responsible for maintaining the sidewalk or city property in question.

Your lawyer will need to thoroughly investigate who owns the city property or sidewalk in your case. Third parties may share fault for your sidewalk or city property injuries depending on the specific circumstances of your case.

Our Columbus Slip and Fall Lawyers Will:

  • Investigate, collect evidence, and find those at fault for your accident.
  • Interview witnesses, medical professionals, and experts to show how your life was impacted.
  • Communicate with the insurer, clarify liability, and pursue max compensation.
  • Determine your accident’s full and fair value – what you lost and deserve.
  • Keep you informed and involved. KNR is available by phone, text, email, or Zoom.
  • Protect your rights and, if necessary, take your case to court.
  • Never charge you upfront. If there’s no recovery, there’s no cost.