Russell & Hill, PLLC

You did not see the water on the white floor when you were walking down the aisle. After all, you had your hands full, carrying the new coffee maker you wanted. Unfortunately, you never made it to the checkout because you slipped and fell because of the water on the floor.

Maybe this is not the scenario for all slip and fall accidents, but they do happen often. Most of the time, the incidents are preventable but store employees fail to do their jobs properly. At Russell & Hill, PLLC, we will work to make sure you are fairly compensated in the aftermath of an accident like this. When you need a Bellevue slip and fall accident attorney, call us now.

Stuck With Little Or Nothing

There are so many difficulties faced by people who are actually hurt in slip and fall accidents. First, many people will say they are faking it. Property owners will do everything they can to prove you are not telling the truth or discredit you in some way. They will often hire skilled attorneys to prove their innocence. That shows us that you need to do the same thing in order to be successful.

In the US, slip and fall accidents account for over 1 million emergency room each year. In these accidents, we know a few things:

  • Fractures are the most common injury.
  • The elderly population is especially susceptible to major injuries from slip and fall incidents.
  • These incidents can lead to short-term and long-term disabilities.

How do these accidents happen? They are not just caused by a puddle on the floor.

  • Wet floors after mopping
  • Unattended spills
  • Loose floorboards and carpeting
  • Obstacles close to the ground
  • Uneven pavement and floors

The first thing you need to do if you are injured in a slip and fall incident is call 911 and notify a store employee. This begins the process of documentation you need. Even if an injury seems minor, you still need to notify store management and seek medical attention. The full extent of some injuries is not realized until hours after some accidents.

It is important to follow the orders of a doctor. If this means coming in for follow up tests and not working, do what they say. This helps build a stronger case against the property owner.

What To Do After An Accident

What was supposed to be a quick trip out turned into a nightmare when you fell. We know that slip and fall accident injuries can be devastating. At Russell & Hill, PLLC, we want to help you through this. Rest assured that the property owner will put up a fight and will even blame you for your own injuries. We will not let you get bullied. When you need a Bellevue injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 800-529-0842. We will get to work on securing the compensation you deserve.

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