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Delaware County, PA Slip and Fall Attorney

Falling is never fun, and luckily, not all falls end in injury. But some do cause serious injuries, and to add insult to injury, most are preventable. If you are a slip and fall victim, it may be possible for you to recover your medical costs and other expenses from the at-fault party.

The seasoned and experienced Delaware County slip and fall attorneys at Solomon, Sherman & Gabay understand that it is often the negligence of property owners—both residential and commercial—that leads to serious falls. And our team knows how difficult and grueling the recovery process can be. We want to advocate for you in the aftermath of your slip and fall accident. Schedule a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 215-665-1100.

Delaware County Slip and Fall Accident Causes

There are an unlimited number of ways that you can fall and get hurt, and usually, no one is to blame. However, when property owner fails to maintain their property, whether it is a business or a home, they have an unspoken duty to keep the property safe for visitors. If you are invited to that property or the property is open to the general public and you are injured due to no fault of your own, you can usually recover damages as a result.

Some dangerous conditions that can lead to slip and fall accidents include:

  • Broken or missing handrails.
  • Debris or other items in the visitor’s pathway.
  • Icy sidewalks.
  • Slippery or wet floors.
  • Uneven floors or walkways.

Damages in a Delaware County Slip and Fall Claim

The serious injuries that result from a fall can lead to an array of different expenses and damages at a time in life when you are least able to pay them. Some of the most common compensable damages in a slip and fall claim include:

  • Medical costs.
  • Lost income.
  • Pain and suffering/mental anguish.

If someone you love lost their life due to serious injuries resulting from a slip and fall incident, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death action in civil court against the at-fault party. The focus of this type of claim is to recover the damages that the decedent would have recovered, had they lived. In addition, the claim is meant to compensate surviving family members for the loss of the financial contribution that the deceased would have made to the household.

Consulting With Our Delaware County Slip and Fall Attorney

At Solomon, Sherman & Gabay, our Delaware County slip and fall attorney strives to help you recoup your financial losses from the at-fault party, either by skillful negotiation or litigation in the civil courts. We are ready to advocate for you with the goal of getting the maximum verdict or settlement in your case. Reach out to our team now for a  free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 215-665-1100.