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California Slip and Fall Lawyers

If you fall and get hurt because of dangerous conditions at places like a store, restaurant, sidewalk, consider contacting our California slip and fall lawyers who can evaluate the situation and determine whether you have a personal injury case. Many people slip on spilled liquids, trip over wires and other obstructions, or fall down due to uneven surfaces and then rush away from the scene, embarrassed and upset. You can sustain serious injuries from such incidents, and those injuries can leave you with expensive medical bills and missed days of work. If the property on which you were injured is insured, their insurance company will find it in their best interest to pay out the smallest settlement possible to you. It is to your benefit to have experienced legal counsel on your side to ensure you’re receiving a proper settlement amount.

Our team of California slip and fall lawyers at The May Firm have the experience and credentials to guide you through the process of reaching a settlement agreement, and we do so at no out-of-pocket cost to you. We’ll be your advocate when dealing with insurance companies and other businesses or entities involved, and we’ll hold them accountable in providing you the compensation you’re owed. We’re not out to vilify businesses and mar their reputations: We simply believe people should be fairly compensated when they’re injured from exposure to a hazardous scenario. Call us at 1-844-MAYFIRM or fill out our free online form for a free consultation. A slip and fall injury can be a serious affair, and one that you should not have to deal with on your own.

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Determining If You Have a Case

Our lawyers will need all the details available about the area and the incident when evaluating your potential case. A slip and fall is an embarrassing ordeal but try to remain level headed and exchange contact information with witnesses if possible. If you have a camera or a smartphone handy, take photos of the place where your accident occurred so the conditions can be documented and used for your case. Sharing evidence like this with our team is critical in establishing fault to get you the help you need.

Don’t be ashamed of seeking legal help after experiencing a slip and fall accident. It is easy to put the blame on yourself, attributing your fall to clumsiness or lack of paying attention. Health implications and recovery time after a fall may be longer ordeals than you think, leading to wage loss and the accumulation of medical expenses. Public perception of slip and fall accidents is often that the victim pursuing a settlement is trying to take advantage of a situation. Don’t let these perceptions keep you from speaking with our team. We’ll help determine if the accident you experienced was the result of an unsafe environment, and we’ll proceed accordingly.

Medical Documents

If you choose to pursue legal action, having medical documentation of your injuries after a slip and fall accident can help convey the severity of the injury. Don’t hold off on getting medical help after an accident. The most important part of this whole ordeal is your health. Lack of proper documentation opens up plausibility as to whether or not you’re seriously injured by an accident, and insurance companies will use that as leverage against you.

Slip and Fall

Slip and falls account for 8 million hospital emergency room visits annually. Here are some statistics about the prevalence of slip and fall injuries according to the National Floor Safety Institute

  • Fractures are the most serious consequences of falls and occur in 5% of all people who fall.
  • Slips and falls do not constitute a primary cause of fatal occupational injuries, but represent the primary cause of lost days from work.
  • Slips and falls are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims and are the leading cause of occupational injury for people aged 55 years and older.
  • According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), floors and flooring materials contribute directly to more than 2 million fall injuries each year.
  • 22% of slip/fall incidents resulted in more than 31 days away from work (US Bureau of Labor Statistics (2002).

Statistics show a falling injury is a common occurrence that can require medical attention. You should never feel too embarrassed to seek help for your injuries, as it can greatly speed up your recovery time. The May Firm Lawyers partner with medical professionals who will work on a lien basis to help you towards a full recovery. This means the cost of their services would be factored in then deducted from your overall settlement total. These partnerships are made possible as a result of our track record of winning settlements for our clients.


Most businesses or property owners are smart to have insurance to protect them from assuming liability in the event of an accident. At the end of the day though, an insurance company is a business whose goal is to pay out the smallest settlement claim possible to those who are injured. Although they represent the property owner, Insurance companies’ desire to pay out smaller settlements stems from their need to act in their own self interest self-interest. The May Firm lawyers are experienced in dealing with these companies and are familiar with their operating procedure. Representation from our firm ensures these insurance companies are held accountable and greatly increases your chances of getting the appropriate settlement amount to meet your needs.

Even a simple injury can create major disruptions in your normal life. When we create a settlement for you we factor in missed work and emotional suffering on top of medical billing and property damage. We want to be sure your recovery is as stress-fee as possible. Nothing is worse than regaining your health, only to be forced to face mounting medical bills and a gap in personal income.

Contact The May Firm About Your Case

If you’ve suffered a fall as a result of poorly maintained or dangerous conditions in a store, business, city or government owned property, give us a call to determine the viability of your case. All of us have done something clumsy at one point or another, but if you feel a dangerous and debilitating accident that was out of your control could’ve been avoided if proper care was taken to ensure public safety, you may be eligible to receive a settlement.

If we decide to take on your case after your initial consultation, you can expect our team of experienced lawyers to speak on your behalf to insurance companies and the business or government entities involved. While we work on building your settlement, we give you the option to get medical treatment from doctors we’ve partnered with, so you can work on getting well again as soon as possible. Their fees, as well as ours, are all factored into your settlement, meaning these services are provided to you at no out-of-pocket cost.

When somebody falls down, bystanders are more than willing to lend a helping hand to pull them up. Let us give you a helping hand with the legalities of your fall and ensure that your needs - both financial and medical - are taken care of.

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