Slip and falls often result in significant physical injuries that require lengthy medical treatment. Victims of hotels slip and falls are entitled to compensation for their injuries. If you are injured in a slip and fall at a hotel, you may recover compensation for the following:
Slip and falls may result in the fatal loss of a loved one. In such tragic circumstances, the surviving heirs can file a wrongful death lawsuit. In a wrongful death case, the decedent’s surviving heirs includes the decedent’s spouse, domestic partner, and children. The decedent’s parents and stepchildren may also file a wrongful death lawsuit if they can demonstrate that they were financial dependent on the decedent. In a wrongful death case, the surviving heirs are entitled to inherit:
Generally, lawsuits must be filed in Court within the applicable statute of limitations. Slip and fall cases must be filed within two years from the date of injury. If the plaintiff fails to file his or her lawsuit within such period of time, his or her case will be dismissed by the Court. As such, you should immediately contact a slip and fall attorney after your injury occurs.