If you go into a store or another business, the assumption is that the property is safe. You should be able to walk around without encountering hazards that could injure you. If you do end up getting injured, the business should be held accountable for that negligence. A San Antonio, Texas slip & fall lawyer from our firm can help you do that.

What Should I Do After Getting Injured in a Property Accident?

Whether you slip and fall or you get injured by another hazard, you should take some steps to protect yourself and begin building a case right away. We recommend that you:

  • Take a picture of the accident scene
  • Ask to fill out an incident report
  • Talk to any witnesses to the accident and get their information
  • Receive any medical care that you need

Taking these steps now can make it easier to hold this business accountable later.

What Kinds of Damages Can I Sue For?

Injuries from an accident like a slip and fall can be quite serious. It is not uncommon to see victims with broken bones, concussions, or even spinal cord injuries, and falls can be even more dangerous for older people. Many accident victims also end up missing work as they recover and others will need more care in the future. A fair compensation offer needs to be calculated with that in mind. You should sue for damages that cover:

  • Medical expenses
  • The cost of future care, like physical therapy
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of earning potential, when your injuries affect your ability to work
  • Mental anguish
  • Any other past and future pain and suffering

That initial offer from this business or the insurance company is unlikely to be adequate. Let our attorneys help you fight for a reasonable compensation offer.

How Long Do I Have to Sue After a Property Accident?

It is in your interest to act fast if you have been hurt on someone else’s property. The state of Texas gives you just two years to begin legal action after you have been injured due to the negligence of another person or a business. That can seem like a lot of time, but the days and weeks can pass by quickly as you try to recover and get back to your normal life. When you hire a lawyer soon after your accident, they can quickly file your lawsuit and ensure that you do not miss your chance to pursue compensation.

How Can a Lawyer Help Me?

You are not required to hire a lawyer when pursuing a personal injury case, but one can do a lot to help you fight for compensation. An attorney from our firm can:

  • Gather the evidence needed to make your case
  • Calculate fair compensation
  • Prepare you for testimony
  • Communicate on your behalf

We will advocate for you at every turn and help you fight for the best possible outcome.

Talk to Our Legal Team

When you are ready to move forward with a personal injury case, contact Sahadi Legal Group. Our team can set up a free consultation and tell you more about how