Should I Hire a Slip or Trip Lawyer?

Possibly. It’s easy to blame yourself for a slip and fall accident, but it may be due to the negligence of others. The dedicated attorneys at The Ruth Law Team have the knowledge and experience to determine whether you have a case. We can help you fight for fast and fair compensation, so you can focus on your recovery. ... read more?

What’s the Cost to Hire a Slip Attorney?

When you choose The Ruth Law Team to represent you, you won’t pay us a dime out of pocket. We know how stressful it is when you’re trying to recover from an injury, especially if you’re unable to work. That’s why we work on a contingency fee basis. If we reach a settlement on your behalf, our fee is a percentage of the package. If we don’t recover compensation for you, we don’t get... read more?

What Should I Do After a Slip, Trip, or Fall incident?

After any accident that leaves you injured, the first thing you should do is seek medical care. If possible, you’ll want to gather some information at the scene, including photos of the area and contact information for workers and witnesses. Look around to see what caused your fall. Is there liquid on the ground? Poor lighting? A hazard in the walkway? Take photos or ask someone to take photos... read more?

Will a Slip and Fall Lawyer Take My Case to Trial?

At The Ruth Law Team, we have two main goals: To make your life easier and to get you fair compensation as quickly as possible. This is why we always try to reach a settlement out of court. However, we know that some insurance companies will do anything to deny payment on a claim, so we always prepare a strong case to go to trial, if necessary. ... read more?

Has The Ruth Law Team Tried Slip and Fall Cases Like Mine Before?

When you’re injured in a slip and fall accident, you need to know that your legal team is capable of fighting for justice on every front. The talented professionals at The Ruth Law Team have over 40 years of experience in handling cases like yours, both outside of the courtroom and at trial. ... read more?

What Type of Compensation Can I Seek in a Slip and Trip Accident?

In any personal injury lawsuit, you can seek both economic damages (tangible costs) and non-economic damages (for intangible loss). In some states, these may also be referred to as special damages and general damages, and they could include things like: Medical costs, including rehabilitation and future medical billsLoss of wagesLoss of earning potentialPain and sufferingLoss of... read more?

Why Should I Choose The Ruth Law Team as My Trip or Slip Lawyer?

At The Ruth Law Team, we are passionate about justice, and we go out of our way to seek maximum compensation on your behalf, reducing your stress in the process. For your convenience, we come to you wherever you are – at home, in the hospital, or elsewhere – and we never charge you a dime out-of-pocket for our comprehensive legal services. Your expert slip attorney may even be able to... read more?

After a slip and fall, what should I do?

Inspect the area where you fell. What caused you to fall? Did anyone see you fall? Write down the names, addresses and phone numbers of anyone in the vicinity where the incident occurred – both those who saw you fall, and others who were there after the incident — since you may need them as witnesses on your behalf if the landowner disputes your claim. Even if someone did not see you fall,... read more?

What is an Unreasonably Dangerous Property Condition?

Property owners are responsible for injuries that occur as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on their property, which the owner knew about, or should have known about. The hazard may be obvious (such as a broken stair) or hidden (like a hole in a lawn that is partially covered by grass). In some instances it may not be apparent, as in flooring which appears normal, but is slippery.... read more?

What is a Premise Liability Case or a ‘SLIP AND FALL’?

When someone trips and falls or slips and falls, “slip and fall” is a generic term for an injury as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property. Premise Liability is the body of law that state that a property owner responsible for injuries suffered on their property. It includes falls as a result of standing water, wet floors, ice or uncleared snow, as well as... read more?