Premises Liability Accidents
There are a huge variety of types of premises liability cases. Some are fairly minor and simple, such as minor injuries in slip & fall accidents. In other cases, the injuries can be devastating or life-threatening, such as injuries from falling objects or other serious hazards. Premises liability cases can be filed against commercial enterprises, individuals and government offices. Depending upon the degree of injury, the claims vary widely. In serious injury cases, the claims filed on behalf of the injured are often high value. Other cases may cover the medical bills and loss of income of the injured while they recover from their injury. It is important that any individual who was injured on the premises of another contact a
San Francisco personal injury lawyer to assist them with making their claim for damages.
What to do When Injured on Dangerous Premises
If one is injured on the premises of another person or corporation, it is vital that the incident is documented correctly. It is strongly advised that you get immediate medical help and do not wait to go to the emergency room or to a doctor to examine your injuries. If possible, the area in which the accident took place should be immediately photographed, as there are often efforts to clean up the hazard the caused the accident. Any witnesses to the injury need to provide their names, addresses and phone numbers in order to get statements supporting your claim.
In many cases, none of these actions are possible, as the individual is too badly injured to do anything except get immediate medical attention. In such cases, it is vital that a personal injury lawyer from the Law Offices of David R. Silva is contacted to initiate the actions necessary to document the case in order to assist in making the claim for monetary compensation.