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Personal Injury Attorney in Savannah Helps Slip and Fall Accident Victims

August 18, 2021
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Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Savannah, a law firm based in Savannah, GA, wants to emphasize that they can help victims of slip and fall accidents in Savannah and surrounding areas get the compensation they deserve. Property owners and tenants usually have the responsibility to keep their premises reasonably safe by avoiding situations that can cause slip and fall accidents. Wet floors and poorly maintained places, such as patios, decks, and balconies, can result into a slip and fall injury. In such cases, it is possible to hold the business owner or property owner responsible for their failure to properly maintain the premises to ensure that it is safe.

Tim Derrickson, a spokesperson for Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Savannah, says, “Our lawyers will look at all angles of your case, including the nature of injuries that you have suffered, the cost of your past and future medical treatment, and the impact that the accident has had on your life. Using our experience and the assistance of experts, we will properly value your claim and enter into settlement negotiations, with the upper hand, against the insurance company. If you have suffered an injury due to the negligence of another party, our Savannah personal injury attorneys stand ready to fight for you. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.”

What may seem to be a simple accident like slipping on a wet or slippery floor and then falling can actually have serious consequences, such as a broken hip, a traumatic brain injury, back injuries, or even death. When such an accident happens, the people responsible for maintaining the premises who can be held accountable if they are found to be negligent in ensuring that their premises are safe or in providing sufficient warning to people about the hazardous condition of a particular part of the premises.

Slip and fall accidents are usually caused by wet and slippery floors but there are other potential causes. These include: damaged floors and floor coverings; fallen merchandise and cluttered aisles; ice and snow on sidewalks, walkways, parking lots, stairs, and more; poorly maintained escalators and elevators; landscape hazards, including loose sand and pebble-size gravel; potholes and ditches; cracks in paving stores or loose pavers; insufficient lighting; and more.

Aside from slips and falls, there are other causes of injury that may have been due to the negligence of another person. These include: auto accidents, bicycle accidents, workplace accidents, defective products, dog bites, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, construction accidents, and more.

Motor vehicle accidents are often the cause of injury in Georgia. In 2016, there were 1,554 fatalities as a result of such accidents. In particular, truck accidents, such as 18-wheeler crashes, can cause serious injuries. An auto accident may also involve pedestrians, and these pedestrians are vulnerable to injuries, including fractures, broken bones, and brain and spinal cord injuries. Victims of vehicle accidents are advised to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to make sure that their legal rights are protected and that they get the compensation they deserve.

Just like with pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents can cause serious injury to the cyclist. It is usually caused by improperly maintained streets or dangerous intersections. This kind of accident can result into: a road rash; head injuries; spinal cord injuries; cuts and bruises; broken bones; and neck trauma, including paralysis.

Meanwhile, workplace accident cases can be difficult because the workplace laws in Georgia are complicated. Workers who got injured on the job may file for worker’s compensation claim to recover medical expenses and any permanent disability that may result from the injury. There may be some situations, however, when the injured worker can avoid the worker’s compensation claim and request for damages directly from the third party that was responsible for the injuries. This can be discussed while consulting with a workplace accident attorney.

When in need of the services of a personal injury attorney Savannah GA residents can visit the Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Savannah website, or contact them on the telephone or through email.

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About Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. - Savannah:

Savannah Accident Attorneys - Let the Law Firm of Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. handle your personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Our lawyers specialize in claims involving auto accidents, truck wrecks and car crashes.

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1 Bull St #400, Savannah, GA 31401
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