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Lawyer for Fall Injuries Caused By Property Owner Negligence in El Paso Texas and New Mexico

Most people are familiar with the sight of "wet floor" signs, and these reminders can help you avoid the possibility of losing your footing on a slippery surface and suffering an embarrassing and painful fall. However, if the proper warnings are not present, or if dangerous conditions exist which increase the risk of a fall, you can be seriously injured. In these cases, it is important to understand your options for pursuing compensation from a negligent property owner.

If you have suffered a slip and fall, you should contact James Kennedy, P.L.L.C. as soon as possible. Attorney James Kennedy has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in personal injury cases in Texas and New Mexico, and he is prepared to fight for you and help you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

While a slip and fall may seem like a minor incident, it can cause serious harm to a person's body. The injuries suffered can be incredibly painful, and they can have a long-lasting impact on a victim's health and well-being. Some injuries which commonly occur in slip and fall accidents include:

  • Fractures, including broken arm, wrist, knee, or hip bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Neck or back injuries that can damage the spinal cord
  • Sprained or dislocated wrists, shoulders, knees, or ankles

Causes of Fall Injuries

In addition to injuries that occur when slipping on a wet or slick surface, fall injuries can occur in a wide variety of other situations, including:

  • Cracked or broken sidewalks or pavement.
  • Parking lots that contain potholes or which have insufficient lighting to allow a person to see potential hazards.
  • Stairwells with damaged steps, broken handrails, or inadequate lighting.
  • Tripping hazards such as missing floor tiles, carpets without non-slip backing, or extension cords stretching across walkways.
  • Balconies or raised walkways with broken or missing railings. A fall from an upper level to a lower level can be especially dangerous, and it can result in severe injuries or wrongful death.

If a property owner or the person in control of a property does not take steps to correct conditions that present risks to those who use the property, this may be considered negligence. A negligent property owner may be held responsible for the damages suffered in a slip and fall, and they may be required to pay damages to the injured party.

Contact an El Paso, Texas and New Mexico Premises Liability Lawyer

A slip and fall injury can have drastic, long-lasting effects on your life. If your injury was caused by a property owner's negligence, you deserve to be fully compensated for your damages. This means that your medical treatment should be fully paid for, you should be repaid for any income you have lost if you missed any work while recovering, and you should be compensated for the pain and suffering you have experienced for the compensation you deserve.

As an attorney who is Board Certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, James Kennedy knows the best approach to take when helping you recover compensation for a slip and fall injury. He has taken personal injury cases to trial every year that he has been practicing law, and he is ready to do what it takes to ensure that you have the financial resources you need.

To schedule a free consultation, contact James Kennedy, P.L.L.C. at 915-544-5200. Mr. Kennedy assists injury victims throughout western Texas, southeastern New Mexico, and Arizona, including El Paso, Midland, Odessa, Pecos, Las Cruces, Carlsbad, and the Permian Basin. Se Habla Español.

6216 Gateway Blvd. East, El Paso, TX 79905

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