If You Were Injured in a Slip and Fall, Our Alexandria LA Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help You Seek Compensation

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Slip, trip and fall cases, also known as premises liability cases, can occur when a property owner or manager has been negligent in the maintenance or repair of property, including restaurants, malls, supermarkets and hotels. Our law firm handles these types of cases and we can possibly help you receive the compensation you deserve if you’ve been a victim of another’s negligence.

Our firm has helped many unfortunate individuals that were the victim of negligent property maintenance. It is extremely important that you have an attorney immediately review your case, so that supporting evidence can be gathered and preserved.

If you believe you may have a slip/trip and fall case in Louisiana, including Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lake Charles, Monroe or Lafayette, contact us today so that we can review your case.

Slip And Fall Statistics Show Elderly Most Vulnerable

Slip and fall accidents or trip and fall accidents can occur at countless locations, including retail stores, restrooms, office buildings, banks, malls, construction sites, nursing homes, parking lots, casinos and grocery stores.

Building codes and safety standards are established in order to protect the public in those spaces. If any of the above areas are particularly dangerous, they should be equipped with proper warning signs or closed to public traffic altogether. In addition, all walkways and floors should be safe and free from slipping and tripping hazards. When safety standards are not upheld, visitors, workers or guests are in danger. Sadly, when danger is available and if the elderly are near the elderly become subject to it. This is why businesses should be held to the standard to keep their premises safe.

The elderly are especially prone to falls. Every year in the United States, one in three people over 65 will experience a fall, and more than 15,000 people aged 65 or older died as a result of a fall in one recent year.

Consider these statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

1 in 3 adults aged 65 and older suffer a slip and fall each year.

One in three adults aged 65 and older falls each year.

Nearly one in three of those adults will have injuries severe enough to affect their ability to live independently. The falls may also increase the likelihood of an early death.

Older adults are hospitalized for fall-related injuries five times more often than they are for injuries from other causes.

Older adults are hospitalized for fall-related injuries five times more often than they are for injuries from other causes.

ER departments treat about 2.5 million fall injuries among older adult each year, and about one-third of those patients are admitted to the hospital for treatment. ER departments treat about 2.5 million fall injuries among older adult each year, and about one-third of those patients are admitted to the hospital for treatment.

Types Of Injuries After A Slip And Fall

In 2013, the medical bills for falls among the elderly totaled $34 billion, according to the CDC.

The CDC reports these kinds of injuries among senior patients who have fallen:

About three-fourths of fall deaths, were caused by brain injuries and injuries to the lower extremities About three-fourths of fall deaths, were caused by brain injuries and injuries to the lower extremities

Fractures were the most common injuries and account for about 61 percent of the total treatment costs bone fracture icon

slip and fall hospital costs can cost up to $35,000 On average, the hospitalization cost for a fall injury was over $35,000

Hip fractures were the most serious and costly fall-related fracture. Hip fractures were the most serious and costly fall-related fracture.

What To Do After A Slip And Fall

If you are injured in a slip or trip and fall accident, take the following steps:

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Don’t make statements.

Get the names of property owners and managers

Get the names of property owners and managers.

Neblett Beard and Arsenault Get the names of any witnesses present during the accident.
Take photographs of the area where you were injured Take photographs of the area where you were injured.
Do not make statements to insurance adjusters. Do not make statements to insurance adjusters.
Seek medical attention for your injuries

Seek medical attention for your injuries.

Keep any clothing and footwear you were wearing at the time of the accident Keep any clothing and footwear you were wearing at the time of the accident.

How Our Firm Can Help

You may have serious injuries and mounting medical bills after a fall. Neblett, Beard & Arsenault is here to help. Our goal is to show the merchant or property owner had knowledge of the hazardous condition prior to the accident. When we handle your case from start to finish, we will:

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Explain every step of the process in simple terms.

Neblett Beard and Arsenault Keep you informed as your claim moves forward.
Neblett Beard and Arsenault Gather all supporting evidence.
Neblett Beard and Arsenault Negotiate with insurance companies .
Neblett Beard and Arsenault Fight for compensation to cover your medical costs.
Neblett Beard and Arsenault Calculate nursing costs, medication costs, as well as any lost earnings.

Choose Neblett, Beard & Arsenault

The attorneys at Neblett, Beard & Arsenault have earned a reputation as a sought-after and successful personal injury firm. Our slip and fall lawyers have a record of high value settlements for cases involving serious injuries. We are passionate about assisting injury victims and holding responsible parties accountable for their actions.

Our team of aggressive litigators has the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell®, and our outstanding track record in personal injury cases is a testament to the fact that we know personal injury law. Our attorneys have dedicated themselves to pursuing justice for injured individuals throughout Louisiana.

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We understand that dealing with an injury can be extremely traumatic. We even understand that slip and fall injuries are traumatic and life changing experiences. It can be difficult to think about legal issues when you are struggling with severe pain and the under medical care. To have the medical expenses piled on top of the pain makes matters even more stressful and nerve-racking. Allow us to fight for you so that you can focus on your recovery. If you have recently been injured in a slip and fall accident, let our personal injury attorneys assist you with your slip and fall claim. Contact us online or call us directly at (318) 561-2500 for your free consultation.

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Our Areas of Practice

Louisiana injured accident victims have rights, and the attorneys of Neblett, Beard, and Arsenault want to help fight for them. Our attorneys understand that serious accident injuries can have a long-lasting impact on your life, and we will work hard to help you obtain compensation for your medical costs, property damage, lost time at work, and pain and suffering.
Personal injury cases can arise from a wide variety of accidents and other situations. Car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, exposure to toxic substances, and more are all avoidable circumstances that can lead to the unnecessary injury to a victim. Often, victims suffer serious injuries that leave them facing a difficult recovery or even a permanent disability. When that happens, victims should be able to focus on their health and recovery, not the complex and often frustrating details of a legal case.
When you are injured or become ill because of a dangerous drug, defective medical device, or a toxic consumer product, you are very likely not the only person to suffer. When a product harms a large number of people, a court may determine that the case can be filed as a mass tort action, which saves time, effort, and money for each individual plaintiff. Our mass tort attorneys are prepared to take on major manufacturers to get you the compensation you deserve.

Why Neblett, Beard & Arsenault Is Your Best Choice

You have a lot of choices when it comes to personal injury attorneys in the South Central U.S., so why choose us? Our results speak for themselves. Through our commitment and dedication, we are able to negotiate maximum settlements for our clients and we take pride in holding negligent parties responsible for the injuries they have caused. At Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you can expect:

  • Experience in all areas of injury law. Our team of attorneys has handled every type of personal injury claim—from motor vehicle accidents to nursing home abuse—and we will match our experience to your specific case. You can rest assured that we understand the best approach for your unique claim and we will pull out all the stops to fight for you.
  • Commitment to clients. We value each and every one of our clients as an individual and our entire team—from our friendly receptionist to our highly skilled attorneys—will treat you with the dignity and respect you deserve. You will always feel like you are our top priority and we will see your case through to the end.
  • Maximum results. Our many years of experience and knowledge of the law allow us to evaluate the strength of your case and adopt the best strategy to pursue the maximum settlement available. If more than one party may be held responsible for your injuries, we will file multiple claims to make sure you get every penny you are owed to help you recover and support your family.

While our large staff and comprehensive services offer the advantages of a big law firm, our personalized service and individual attention give our clients the feeling of a small town family firm. With Neblett, Beard & Arsenault, you get the best of both worlds!

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