When a property owner’s mistake or act of negligence leads to you suffering injuries, you may be able to seek compensation. Your medical bills, pain and suffering, and other forms of losses could be compensable.
You do not have to go through the process of a claim or lawsuit on your own. The Westfield premises liability lawyer at Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. will help you pursue the compensation you may deserve, build evidence to support your case, and advocate for your best interests in an insurance settlement or in court.
Compensation for Premises Liability Claims
Although it is impossible to guarantee a client a particular amount of compensation in a personal injury case, we have won six-figure amounts for our clients in the past.
The severity of your injuries and the long-lasting effects they could have on your life will play a key role in determining what kind of settlement you could receive. We can interview your doctors to collect facts about how the injuries will affect your ability to work and to enjoy your normal life activities going forward.
You could seek compensation for the following losses:
- Emergency medical care
- Ambulance services
- Physical therapy
- Medical equipment, including wheelchairs and braces
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- And more
We will assess the full range of your losses in order to calculate a fair value for your case.
For a free legal consultation with a premises liability lawyer serving Westfield, call 317-636-7777
Understanding the Insurance Claim Process
We can help you with every step of the insurance claim process, and we will keep you updated on all aspects of your case. We will also work to help you understand the claim process.
Gathering Evidence of Negligence and Your Loss
We will typically begin by collecting evidence of your injuries as well as evidence to show that another party was liable for your injuries. This may involve gathering:
- Your medical records
- A police report (if one was made)
- Video or photos from the accident scene
- Eyewitness testimony
- And more
We will need to show that the other party’s inability to create a safe environment directly led to your injuries and losses.
The Final Decision on a Settlement is Yours
As we work through the case, negotiating with the insurance company that represents the negligent party, the insurer may offer a settlement amount. Insurers often seek to settle personal injury cases outside of a trial, if possible.
We will help you determine whether the settlement offer is fair or whether we should make a counteroffer. We can provide advice about how you may want to proceed, but the final decision will always be yours.
Will Will Keep Your Case on Track
If you decide that you would like to reject the settlement and continue negotiations, eventually moving toward a trial, we will be ready to represent you in court. We will take pride in presenting your side of the story in a trial, showing the insurer why you deserve the settlement offer you are requesting.
We will make sure your case meets all deadlines as it moves forward. This includes complying with Indiana state statute, IC § 34-11-2-4, which gives you two years to file a lawsuit after the date of the injury.
Hire a Westfield premises liability lawyer from Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. as soon as possible. We understand how to fight for the best possible outcome for your case, and we can help you present compelling evidence and identify many forms of compensation you may not have known you could seek.
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Understanding Negligence in Property Liability Cases
Negligence in premises liability cases means that the property owner (or the party that is leasing the property) could have prevented or fixed a problem that led to your injuries. We will work to prove that the property owner acted in a negligent manner, which is key to pursuing your personal injury case.
Some of the most common reasons for a premises liability case include the following:
Slip and Fall
When a property owner fails to keep the property safe for visitors, the injured party can seek compensation. A fall can occur for reasons, including:
- Torn carpeting
- Wet indoor floors
- Broken stairs
- Uneven sidewalk
- Failure to remove ice and snow
- Improper safety lighting
We can use any of the above forms of negligence as evidence in your case.
Property owners often must provide security, protecting visitors. If you suffered an assault on the property with no security personnel to help you, you may be able to file a claim or lawsuit.
Swimming Pool Accident
Homeowners with swimming pools need to meet local regulations for fencing the area and for preventing small children from wandering near the pool.
If you fell into a neighbor’s pool and suffered injuries, you may be able to pursue a claim or lawsuit if the neighbor did not adequately secure the pool area.
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Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. can Fight for Your Case
When it comes to helping you seek the fairest possible settlement in your personal injury claim, we can fight for you through every step of your case. A Westfield premises liability lawyer from our firm knows the law and can give you the respectful representation you deserve.
Unlike other law firms that may try to dabble in all areas of the law, our team solely takes personal injury cases. We know the tricks the insurance company uses to try to reduce the settlement amounts it pays. We will fight against this happening to you.
Call the Sevenish Law Firm, P.C. at (317) 636-7777 as soon as possible for a free review of your case. We work on a contingency-fee basis, which means we do not require upfront payments. Our fees come from a percentage of the final settlement in your case.