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Filing a Slip and Fall Claim on Time

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Are you seriously injured after a slip and fall? Do you want to recover for your damages? You may need help filing a slip and fall claim on time. Slip and fall injuries are like most other injury cases here in Nevada, and the standard answer to that question is you have two years in which to resolve your claim or to file a lawsuit.

Filing a Slip and Fall Claim on Time | Two Years from the Accident

If you have not resolved your claim or filed your lawsuit before the two-year anniversary of that claim, you will then have lost any right or chance you have of getting compensation, because the statute of limitations will have expired. There are a couple of instances that may extend that. Typically, if the person who fell and was injured is a minor, there can be additional time. As a general rule, you have two years, so here’s what you need to do.

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Filing a Slip and Fall Claim on Time | Arguing Fault

Number one, slip and fall cases are fought very hard by the property owners. One of the reasons is they always think that they can say that you were at fault. If, in Nevada, they can prove you were more than 50% at fault for causing your fall and injuries, they don’t have to have any responsibility. They will always try and argue that you were at fault. They will also argue that you had all these preexisting conditions or that you were wearing the wrong type of shoes.

Bottom line is, once you have had a slip and fall, you need to talk to a Las Vegas Slip and Fall attorney who has skill and experience in dealing with slip and falls because all of the insurance companies will fight these cases. Please call our attorney Craig Murphy today for a free consultation.