Have you been injured by a fall on somebody else’s property? So-called slip-and-fall injuries can be painful, but they can also be financially devasting for you and your family. If you are the victim of a slip-and-fall accident, it is important for you to seek out a lawyer with years of experience obtaining significant results for injured clients.

With this mind, many injured Libertyville residents turn to the Libertyville slip-and-fall attorneys at GWC Injury Lawyers. Over the course of more than four decades, GWC’s trial-tested attorneys have consistently delivered for clients who have been injured in slip-and-fall accidents on defective properties.

In Libertyville, landowners have a legal obligation to maintain their buildings or properties so that they will not inflict harm on authorized visitors. GWC has long been successful in advocating for clients who have been hurt in slip-and-fall accidents because Libertyville property owners neglected this duty. Our lawyers have the knowledge of state and local laws you need to maximize the value of your verdict or settlement.

So if you have been injured in a slip and fall because of another person’s negligent actions, call our slip-and-fall attorneys in Libertyville at (312) 464-1234 or click here to chat with a representative.

Did You Slip, Trip, or Fall?

At GWC, we live to fight for clients who have been injured because they slipped, tripped, or fell as a result of defective conditions. While any number of defects can lead to slip-and-fall accidents, some of the most common include the following:

  • Wet or Greasy Floors
  • Uneven Pavement
  • Defective Stairs
  • Icy Walkways
  • Sidewalk Gaps
  • Damaged Porches and Terraces
  • Unexpected Obstacles, Such as Potholes or Protruding Rebar

Perhaps more so than with other types of incidents, slip-and-fall accidents demand that you seek out personal injury attorneys as soon as possible so they can begin investigating your claim and assembling an accident report. Remember, defective conditions can be repaired very quickly after an accident, making it a matter of your word versus the property owner’s, which can hurt the value of your case.  To prevent this from happening, call GWC’s slip-and-fall lawyers, who know which evidence to collect during the initial case evaluation in order to best help your claim.

Our Libertyville slip-and-fall attorneys have negotiated cases like yours for decades against virtually every major insurance company. They know who we are, by experience or reputation.  More importantly, they know that – unlike our competitors – we are not afraid to take your case to trial if they refuse to make a fair offer on your claim.

If you or a loved one has slipped, tripped, or fallen in Libertyville because of somebody else’s negligence, it would be our privilege to represent you. At GWC, we know that a strong attorney-client relationship forms the bedrock of any successful personal injury claim because we have obtained so many of them. GWC has helped its clients recover over $2 billion in settlements and verdicts in more than forty years in practice. Throughout our history, we have achieved satisfying results in nearly every type of slip-and-fall accident, including those involving the following defects:

Wet or Greasy Floors

Commercial properties have a legal responsibility to ensure that they do not inflict harm on their patrons. Sadly, businesses do not always take this duty seriously. As a result, customers often hurt themselves by falling on wet or greasy floors at places frequented by the public like grocery stores, pharmacies, and restaurants.

At GWC, our Libertyville slip-and-fall attorneys take great pride in keeping these business owners honest by fighting for you if you are injured during a fall on a slippery floor.  In our view, not only are we helping you and your family get the financial compensation you need to recover from your injuries, but we are also helping other customers by making sure that the same thing does not happen to them in the future.

Unexpected Potholes

As Libertyville residents know, after most long winters, what emerges are not fresh flowers, but fresh potholes. While these potholes can significantly damage cars, they can also inflict serious injuries to people who unfortunately trip in them. If you are the victim of a slip-and-fall accident involving a pothole, you may expect broken wrists, fractured ankles, or punishing injuries of the hips and joints.

And these potholes are not always found in the streets. Unsuspecting pedestrians can encounter them on sidewalks, in parking lots, or on business driveways. Depending on where you suffered a pothole injury, you could potentially be eligible for compensation from some other negligent party. To help your case, reach out to attorneys with a passion for community safety and an investigative mindset, like the ones you would find at GWC Injury Lawyers.

Defective Stairs

Libertyville building codes strictly regulate the appropriate range of measurements for the height and depth of stairs. It may sound like a cliche, but every inch counts: If stairs are not uniform in height and depth, those using them can trip and seriously injure themselves.

If this has happened to you while walking on another person’s or entity’s staircase, and the height and depth of those stairs varied by more than a trivial amount, it could be a legitimate code violation for which you could be compensated. To build an effective case, partner with GWC’s attorneys.  They have the legal experience and the investigative expertise needed to identify the code violations that will form the basis of your Libertyville slip-and-fall claim.

Whether you were injured because of a slippery floor, an unexpected pothole, defective stairs, or some other faulty condition, contact GWC to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation case evaluation with our Libertyville slip-and-fall lawyers. You can call our office at (312) 464-1234 or click here to chat with a representative at any time.

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