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Most Common Personal Injury Law Issues:

What Kinds of Damages Are Available for Slip and Fall Claims?

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, the damages you can recover depend on where you live (the "jurisdiction") and the facts of your particular case. However, in general the following damages may be recoverable for a slip and fall accident: 

What Are "General Damages"?

General damages are compensation for losses which are likely to continue into the future and where it is difficult to put a final figure on the losses. Examples include:

Can I Receive Special Damages or Punitive Damages?

Special damages will almost certainly be recovered in a slip and fall injury because it covers expenses for medical bills and travel as a result of an accident.

Punitive damages are much more difficult to recover because they are intended to punish defendants to discourage some conduct. Unless the person who owned the property where you slipped and fell did something particularly dangerous or odious, it will not be possible to recover punitive damages.

Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

Slip and fall claim are complicated and can be difficult to win. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney immediately if you have been injured in a slip and fall accident.

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Last Modified: 07-30-2015 05:09 PM PDT

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