Choosing a Slip and Fall Attorney
When choosing a slip and fall attorney in Atlanta, you need someone with experience and dedication. Call our office to schedule a free consultation.
What should I look for when choosing a slip and fall attorney?
We frequently get calls from potential clients wanting to know how to pick the best attorney for a slip and fall case. At The Gunnels Law Firm, we handle a large volume of these types of claims. Most of them happen on premises that are owned or run by businesses such as grocery stores or department stores. In picking an attorney to handle these types of claims, you need to make sure that you have an attorney who has a lot of experience with these types of matters. A lot of people don’t realize that you are not entitled to compensation just because you injure yourself on a premises owned by a business. In order for a business to be responsible for compensating you for injuries, we have to prove that they have done something wrong, or maintained their premises in a manner that is not safe to you, or that they have knowledge of a danger on their premises that they haven’t warned you of.
Most of the evidence to prove these types of things comes about by an attorney who knows what to look for and the right questions to ask. If you are utilizing an attorney who doesn’t have extensive experience handling these types of claims, they are going to have a hard time finding the information you need to prove these cases.
Another thing to make sure that you have is someone who knows what motivates insurance companies to resolve these types of cases. I spent many years of my career defending slip and fall cases for businesses and insurance companies. I know what information to look for and I know how to use it. Make sure that you have someone who knows how the other side works. It’s important to know that your attorney is able to take those bits of information that they’ve learned and put them to the best use.
Another thing to keep in mind is you want an attorney who will take a case all the way to trial when necessary. Many lawsuits settle, but you want to make sure that you have an attorney that is willing to take a case all the way through trial when an insurance company is not being fair and reasonable in what they are offering. At The Gunnels Law Firm, we spend a significant amount of our time in court. Insurance companies know that we are not going to take an unreasonable offer just to settle the case quicker.
We are going to make sure that we do everything possible to receive the best possible compensation for our client even if that means taking the case all the way to trial.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in an accident in Georgia and have questions about choosing a slip and fall attorney?
Contact the experienced Atlanta slip and fall lawyer at The Gunnels Law Firm today to arrange a free consultation and case evaluation.
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Out of Town Legal Resources
Someone called our office looking for help with a slip and fall accident claim in New York. We don’t practice in New York, but we found these personal injury lawyers in Rochester, NY that did a great job with their online guides and videos. If you or a family member is ever injured in a slip and fall in New York take a look at their online slip and fall injury resources.