According Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about a million people are injured every year in the U.S. in slip and fall accidents.
First, we would like to share that a statute of limitations is a law that puts specific time to submit a lawsuit and the limits vary depending on the state that you are in and the type of case.
The statute of limitations that applies to a slip and fall injury lawsuit in New Mexico is the same one that applies to most personal injury cases.
What to do after a slip and fall accident in the state of New Mexico
A slip and fall accident can l take you to traumatic brain injury, spine or neck injury, internal organ damage, and more. … The costs available in a slip and fall case will vary significantly depending on the specific circumstances of the accident.
A slip and fall case will require the plaintiff to prove negligence. Negligence means that the defendant failed to act reasonably under the circumstances or property owner’s negligence that played a part in what happened.
In this case, it is a wise decision to be advised and represented by a Skilled Personal Injury Lawyer who has been helping the victims get the justice they deserve.
Valencia Law Firm PLLC knows that it is reasonable to expect a store clerk will place warning signs in recently mopped areas because a customer may slip on the wet floor and get hurt, and the store may be liable for negligence.
Lawsuits are recommendable in Slip and Fall Accidents for the several injuries that may cause to your body, and the property owner can make attempting to pin some or all of the blame on you saying that:
- You were wearing footwear that was inappropriate or even unsafe.
- You weren’t paying attention to where you were walking (you were using your phone, for example).
- The dangerous condition was cordoned off by cones and signage or should have been evident to you.
- You were on the part of the property where visitors aren’t usually allowed or aren’t usually expected to be.
- Schedule A Free Consultation
Contact us to discuss your case in detail. We give all the necessary information to make a decision and trust you have chosen the right lawyers to handle your situation. Call now at 1 833-617-0301 or fill out the online form on our website to schedule your free case evaluation.