Bucks County Personal Injury Lawyer
Were you seriously hurt due to an unsafe area? Did you fall on a slippery floor, broken sidewalk or malfunctioning elevator because of the negligence of a property owner, business or landlord? If so, you should contact an experienced Bucks County personal injury attorney at the Wieand Law Firm today.
The Wieand Law Firm is lead by attorney, Brent Wieand, a skilled trial lawyer who will aggressively protect your rights if you have suffered a serious injury in a trip and fall accident on private, public or commercial property anywhere in Bucks County, PA. We have the experience and know how needed to investigate your premises liability accident, determine who is the responsible party and negotiate with their insurance company to get the maximum financial compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost income. If they won’t pay, he won’t hesitate to try your case in front of a jury.
If you have questions about what to do following a slip and fall injury and would like to discuss your personal injury claim call the Wieand Law Firm at (215) 666-7777 to set up a free legal consultation. The call is 100% confidential and there are no up-front costs. We can visit with you at your home or hospital room if your injury prevents travel.
What Types of Premises Liability Cases do you Handle?
A trip and fall accident can happen almost anywhere and cause painful and debilitating injuries. The Wieand Law Firm handles trip / slip and fall injury cases against private property owners, businesses and governmental agencies. In order prevail in a premises liability case, you will need to prove that the property owner or manager owed you a duty and that you were hurt because of another person’s negligence. Some common examples of premises liability cases include:
- Slip and falls on ice or snow which was allowed to accumulate on sidewalks or in parking lots
- Slip and fall on a wet floor or slippery floor
- Trip and fall on broken sidewalk or raised sidewalk
- Trip and fall on a hole in the sidewalk
- Falls caused by defective stairways
- Falls caused by debris left on the floor
- Falls in a nursing home or assisted living facility
The Wieand Law Firm handles premises liability cases throughout Bucks County and is proud to serve residents of Langhorn, Warminster, Yardley, Bensalem and Doylestown, PA. We represent clients using a contingency fee agreement. Under this arrangement, there are no up-front costs and you are not responsible for any expenses incurred throughout the litigation process unless you awarded money through settlement or win at trial.
Slip and Fall Case Highlights
The Wieand Law Firm has litigated numerous premises liability cases throughout his legal career. Some case highlights include:
- $170,000 Settlement for slip and fall on ice in a parking lot resulting in fractured ankle with surgery
- $345,000 Settlement for wrongful death case involving a child who drowned at a hotel swimming pool
- $120,000 Settlement for elderly nursing home resident who fell and suffered a fractured vertebrae resulting in kyphoplasty surgery
While fall-related accidents occur for many reasons, they could often have been avoided if the property was maintained in a safe and proper condition. Businesses and property owners who invite guests into their establishment or residence while there are hazardous conditions on the premises may be held responsible for injuries and damages caused by the dangerous condition.
When Should you Call an Attorney?
With limited exceptions, Pennsylvania has a two year statute of limitations for negligence cases. If you don’t file a lawsuit or settle your slip and fall claim within the statute of limitations you will be precluded from bringing a claim and being compensated for your injuries. However, you should not wait until the end of this time period to consult with a lawyer. The sooner your attorney can begin an investigation, the better your chances of proving your case in court.
To discuss the facts and circumstances unique to your personal injury case with an experienced trip and fall lawyer in Bucks County, call (215) 666-7777.
*Disclosure: This website does not offer legal advice and is for information purposes only. The Wieand Law Firm is based in Philadelphia, PA. We represent residents of Bucks County and and throughout PA and NJ.