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Scottsdale Trip and Fall Accident Attorneys

Even though a trip and fall accident can seem like a minor incident, a victim of a trip and fall accident can end up suffering catastrophic, long-lasting injuries. If you or a loved one have suffered a trip and fall accident on someone else’s property, you need to know your legal rights and options.

You may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries and monetary damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. That is why the Scottsdale trip and fall accident lawyers of The Bourassa Law Group are here to review your case in a free consultation to help you understand your rights and options and guide you through the process of making a claim for compensation following your accident.

The trip and fall accident attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group have represented many injured victims in Scottsdale and throughout Arizona from our conveniently-located Scottsdale office. Our track record of successful settlements and verdicts for our clients has helped establish our firm’s expertise in getting injured victims the financial compensation they need and deserve.

At The Bourassa Law Group, we combine our legal team’s expertise with reasonable rates, focus on our clients’ individual needs and goals, a relaxed office culture, and a dedicated commitment to excellence and success.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a trip and fall accident in Scottsdale or elsewhere in Arizona, contact The Bourassa Law Group today at (480) 867-7177 to schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable trip and fall accident attorneys to discuss your rights and options for compensation. Chat with us live, fill out our online form, or call us now at (480) 867-7177. You do not have to pay us any fees until we recover compensation for you.

Do I Need a Trip and Fall Accident Lawyer?

When you’ve suffered serious injuries following a trip and fall accident, you may be wondering what comes next – how you will pay your medical bills, how you will provide for your family if you’re out of work, who may be responsible to pay compensation to you, and whether or not you need to hire an attorney.

As a victim of a trip and fall accident, you may be legally entitled to receive compensation for the expenses and other losses that you have incurred through no fault of your own. These damages might include hospital bills, therapy and rehabilitation, lost wages and earning potential, pain and suffering, lost quality of life, and other losses. However, you are much more likely to receive maximum compensation for your damages if you are represented by an experienced and knowledgeable trip and fall attorney.

The process of seeking compensation for your injuries and other losses can be complex. Let the Scottsdale trip and fall accident attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group handle your case, including the investigation of your accident, negotiating with the insurance company, and filing a lawsuit on your behalf, so that you can place your time and energy where it belongs – focused on your emotional and physical recovery and on getting your life back to normal following your accident.

Why Hire The Bourassa Law Group to Handle My Case?

If you or a loved one have suffered a trip and fall accident in Scottsdale, you have a number of law firms to choose from to represent you in a claim for compensation. How can you know which firm is right for you and your family? How do you determine whether you can trust a firm to fight for you? Not all personal injury lawyers and law firms are created equal. Choosing the right trip and fall accident attorneys can be a difference-maker in your case. At The Bourassa Law Group, some of the factors that set us apart from other law firms in the Scottsdale area include:

  • Experience – Each of our attorneys brings years of experience fighting for the interests and rights of injured victims, having successfully obtained compensation in all kinds of personal injury cases.
  • Results – Our personal injury attorneys have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients via settlements and jury verdicts. We do everything possible to ensure that you receive fair and full compensation for your injuries and losses, and we do not rest until we have obtained maximum financial recovery for you and your family.
  • Client-focused service – Our firm is committed to providing our clients with innovative, cost-effective, and results-oriented legal representation. We ensure that we take the time to understand your and your family’s concerns and needs. We strive to meet our clients’ needs and goals while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards as attorneys.

At The Bourassa Law Group, our attorneys work tirelessly on behalf of our clients. Using our unique experience with and knowledge of the legal system and procedures in Arizona, we focus on providing our clients with exceptional customer service. Because our attorneys and staff love the work they do, they give maximum effort to each of our client’s cases and are strongly committed to ensuring that each client receives the compensation and justice that they deserve for their injuries following their trip and fall accident.

Find out how The Bourassa Law Group can get results for you as well by calling us right now at (480) 867-7177 to schedule a free consultation about your case.

Types of Trip and Fall Accident Cases We Handle

At The Bourassa Law Group, our trip and fall accident attorneys have helped clients who have been injured in trip and fall accidents arising from numerous kinds of causes, including:

  • Cluttered floors, halls, aisles, and walkways
  • Staircases, ramps, and escalators
  • Ladders and footstools
  • Scaffolding
  • Uneven surfaces, such as torn or uneven carpeting, broken bricks or paving stones, or potholes
  • Unstable surfaces, such as broken tiles or floorboard, or unsecured rugs

Our attorneys can help you no matter where your trip and fall accident occurred, whether it was a grocery store, department store, shopping center, mall, parking lot, restaurant, stadium, recreational or amusement park, nursing home, construction site, or someone’s private residence.

Contact us now at (480) 867-7177 to discuss your case in detail with one of our skilled trip and fall accident attorneys and learn more about how our firm can help you secure the compensation you need and deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I fell on a family member’s property but I don’t want to sue my family member?

It is understandable that you may not want to damage your relationship with your family member. However, when your family member has homeowners’ or renters’ insurance for their property, you would be making a claim against the insurance company, not your family member. Your family member has insurance to financially protect themselves in the event of an accident, so remember that any financial compensation you receive is coming from the insurance company, not your loved one’s pocket.

Who is responsible for my trip and fall accident if I fall on a rental property?

Generally speaking, a property owner is responsible for keeping the property free of hazards and other dangerous conditions. However, depending on the lease agreement, the renter may be responsible for maintaining the property or removing a hazardous condition or the landlord or renter may have hired a third-party to provide property maintenance. Our knowledgeable Scottsdale premises liability lawyers at The Bourassa Law Group can review the circumstances of your case and help you identify who may be liable to you for compensation.

The insurance company offered me compensation for my trip and fall accident. Do I need to hire an attorney?

Although a person is not required to have an attorney to pursue a claim for compensation for a trip and fall accident, in most cases it is highly advisable to have the assistance of an experienced trip and fall accident attorney.

If the insurance company is offering you a quick settlement, it likely does not represent fair and full compensation for your losses or the maximum amount of compensation that the insurance company may be willing to offer. You may have ongoing medical expenses and lost wages that won’t be covered by a quick settlement.

Our Scottsdale premises liability attorneys can review the insurance company’s settlement offer and help you determine whether it provides fair compensation, and we can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf to get you maximum compensation for your injuries.

The Scottsdale Trip and Fall Accident Lawyers at The Bourassa Law Group Are Ready to Fight for You

At The Bourassa Law Group, our Scottsdale trip and fall accident attorneys fight to protect the rights and interests of those who have been the victim of hazardous conditions on others’ property. We know that a trip and fall accident can be a catastrophic, life-changing incident that leaves you with serious injuries, unable to work, with medical bills piling up.

You deserve to be compensated when you are injured due to the negligent maintenance of the property. This is why the attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group work tirelessly to get our clients the compensation and justice that they need and deserve.

If you have been injured in a Scottsdale trip and fall accident, contact the attorneys of The Bourassa Law Group today to schedule a free consultation. Chat with us live on our website, fill out our online form, or call us at (480) 867-7177 today.

Frequently asked questions

The legal definition of a personal injury is when someone’s failure to use reasonable care in a particular situation results in another person’s physical, emotional, or psychological injury. Personal injury cases often rely on the elements of negligence to prove the responsible party’s actions were the cause of the other party’s injuries.

The length of a personal injury case depends on the type of case and various factors, such as the severity of the injury sustained and the duration of necessary treatment. A car accident case might take six months to resolve, while a wrongful death lawsuit could take two years. It all depends on the circumstances surrounding the case.

No. Whether you got hurt in a car accident or on someone else’s property, you should never speak with their liability insurance company about the claim. They try to save money whenever possible and could attempt to trick you into accepting a low settlement amount or intimidate you into dropping the case. Your Denver personal injury lawyer will handle all communication on your behalf.

It depends. A vast majority of personal injury cases settle out of court. When we file a claim with the insurance company, we’ll submit evidence that proves you deserve compensation for your injuries. Sometimes the insurer is willing to settle. Other times, they deny the claim or provide a settlement much lower than you deserve. Under those circumstances, we will file a lawsuit and take the case to court.

Mediation is a step during a lawsuit where both sides meet to try to reach an agreement. The mediator listens to the arguments on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s sides and attempts to resolve the issue. If they can reach an agreement, they will settle out of court, and the case will get dismissed. If they can’t resolve the matter, the case will proceed to trial.

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