Slip and Fall Accident Cases Are Difficult But Not Impossible
Because we live in a state with snow and ice, we in Minnesota are always carefull to avoid slip and fall accidents. The most common defense our lawyers hear from insurance companies is that our clients should have watched where they were going and been more careful. However, there are occasions where businesses or homeowners allow snow and ice to build up, causing even the most careful pedestrian to fall and injure their self. Sometimes these falls result in serious and permanent injuries.
Experienced Minnesota Slip and Fall Lawyers
Our lawyers have 20 years experience representing people injured in slip and fall accidents in Minnesota. Generally, what we have to consider when taking on a new slip and fall case is whether the injury is severe enough (usually requiring surgery) to justify our commitment of time and money, and whether there is something unusually bad about the area where our client fell. (Please get lots of pictures as soon as possible after the accident.) Most people will not know if they have a slip and fall case that is worth pursuing, but we are always willing to provide you with a free consultation to discuss your case. At a minimum, we can give you some advice on how to get your medical bills paid, and if we can take your case, we will get you the full compensation your are entitled to.
Other types of Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Cases We Take
While a lot of the cases we handle involve falls on ice and snow, trip and fall accidents or slip and fall accidents can happen any time of year – outdoors and indoors. We frequently represent people who have been injured by falling in stores or in other situations. For more information about these types of cases, see What happens if I am injured on someone else’s property?
Because the law in Minnesota generally favors businesses and homeowners over the victims of a fall, there are many law firms who will not handle slip and fall cases. At the Rochlin Law Firm, Ltd. our lawyers have handled numerous slip and fall cases to successful resolution in many cities throughout Minnesota. Pam Rochlin and David Rochlin are Minnesota personal injury attorneys with more than 20 years experience helping hundreds of accident victims. We provide big firm experience and small firm attention. Please call us as soon as possible so that we can investigate your case and fully explain your rights to you. We have offices in Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Edina, and Woodbury where we can discuss your slip and fall case. We also frequently meet people at their homes to discuss slip and fall cases in St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Forest Lake, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Minnetonka, Rogers, Chanhassen, Chaska, Prior Lake, Apple Valley, and other cities throughout Minnesota.Written by Pam Rochlin