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8 Damages that may be Recoverable in Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Claim


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8/25/2011
Daniel J. O'Brien
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A wide range of injuries and subsequent damages can occur as the result of a slip and fall. If you're considering filing a Pennsylvania slip and fall claim, talk to a slip and fall law firm in Philadelphia to discuss what compensation you may be able to seek.

Oftentimes, in a slip and fall accident, it's not just the injuries that cause you pain and suffering. How the injuries affect your employment or future conditions are also vital aspects of your situation that need to be counted.

Damages in a
Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Claim

There are 8 main damages that you could recover in a slip and fall claim:
 

  • medical costs;
  • rehabilitation and physical therapies;
  • loss of income;
  • pain and suffering;
  • future loss of earnings;
  • reduced quality of or enjoyment in life;
  • inability to perform household tasks or daily living activities; and
  • loss of future career opportunities or promotions. 


The law varies from state to state and can be difficult to navigate. You'll need the help of a slip and fall law firm in Philadelphia to prove some of these damages, particularly the losses that deal with future events and earning potential.

Remember, obtaining compensation isn't a given and you need to prove that the owner of the property where you slipped and fell was responsible for your injuries. You can begin by learning about the common factors of slip and fall claims

Help After a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Accident

If you have been severely injured in a Pennsylvania slip and fall accident, you shouldn't have to suffer and pay for expensive medical bills that were caused by another person's negligence. Contact a Philadelphia injury lawyer at White & Williams LLP today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case - 877-944-8396.



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