Category Archives: Slip and Fall
Time Limits to Go to a Doctor after a Slip and Fall in Los Angeles
When most people think of a slip and fall accident in Los Angeles, they imagine a slapstick comedy routine involving a banana peel, or a simple accident that creates no long-term harm. However, a slip and fall has the potential to seriously injure an accident victim, and it is critical that slip and fall… Read More »
Slip and Fall Accident: What You Need to Know
Property owners have a duty to keep their premises free of hazards that may cause visitors to slip and fall and get hurt on their property. Injuries stemming from a slip and fall accident can be serious, and at the Law Offices of Andrew Ritholz our team is prepared to zealously advocate for the… Read More »
How Long do Slip and Fall Settlements Take?
A slippery floor, an unsafe staircase, a misplaced piece of construction equipment; any of these can lead to a slip and fall accident. If you are injured on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to recover for your damages. Typically, both the injured party and the responsible party will want to resolve the… Read More »
What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident in California
Slip and fall accidents occur every day. You may be in the lobby of a hotel or other business after a rain or snowstorm and slip on uncleaned and unmarked ice or water. You may fall victim to a spill in a grocery store that the employees have neglected. Whatever the case, if you… Read More »
When Does a Slip, Trip, or Fall Form the Basis of a Lawsuit?
You have no doubt heard the phrase “slip and fall” in the context of personal injury law and heard about large settlements and verdicts, and you may have wondered what separates those types of situations from a regular slip, trip, or fall which may not form the basis of a viable lawsuit. After all,… Read More »
What If I Aggravate an Existing Injury in a Slip and Fall Case?
It’s a very common scenario that a plaintiff who has had a slip and fall on a slippery or otherwise dangerous surface can aggravate an existing injury such that medical attention is required and pain and limited mobility persists. In many cases, the injury might not have been serious enough to warrant medical attention… Read More »
9 Questions About Slip and Fall Accident Law
Slip and fall accidents can disable anyone at anytime, leading to staggering medical bills, lost productivity and other damages. These accidents are surprisingly diverse; they occur in public areas, people’s homes and properties, and on the job. Here is a list of nine of the most frequently asked questions about slip and fall accidents,… Read More »
Slip and Fall Attorney Reports on Some Jaw-Dropping Statistics
Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common injury cases in the country. But just how common are they? What are the costs associated with these problems? Perhaps more importantly, what can these numbers tell us about how to improve medical care, personal injury law and public education to reduce how much… Read More »
Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in California
Why is it that the phrase “Help! I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” makes us smile? We all know that falls are a serious issue, and yet that old advertisement has become a bit of a joke. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tells us that millions of people slip and… Read More »
Ritholz: 5 Reasons You Need a Lawyer if You Slip and Fall
A slip and fall accident claim is one of the more difficult personal injury matters for an attorney to handle, which is why many practitioners are reluctant to accept representation unless favorable circumstances are present. Many of these cases require notice of the alleged hazardous condition that led to the injury – as well… Read More »