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It’s been estimated that as many as 25,000 slip, trip, and fall accidents happen daily in the US. Even though there are plenty of safety standards, codes, laws, and guidelines for both taking care of construction areas and current properties, people too often need the help of slip-and-fall accident lawyers to gain compensation. These accidents don’t “just happen”; they happen as a result of negligence and ignoring the safety standards that are required by law. Businesses, workers, and property managers know that they need to adhere to OSHA standards and requirements for better accident prevention, including around ladders, doorways, and uneven surfaces. If you or a family member has been hurt or even died as a result of missing or poor signage, bad maintenance, or insufficient construction safety, it’s time to consider an expert; you need a slip-and-fall injury lawyer. Jim Adler and his team of local personal injury attorneys are available to help you fight for compensation for your pain and suffering.

Should I Sue After a Fall?

You may be saying to yourself, “Sure, everyone has been known to trip up every once in a while, but do I really need a slip-and-fall attorney?” Dallas, Houston, San Antonio locals, as well as locals spread throughout Texas, should never discount their injuries. Instead, rely on us to analyze your case and better determine if you have a reason to sue: Namely, whether or not there was some sort of negligence, like a hazard on someone else’s property that should have been fixed before someone got hurt. Types of common property issues that may cause slip-and-fall lawsuit to be filed include:

  • Wet and slippery surfaces, without visible signage
  • A pothole, “manhole,” or broken surface with no covering or warning
  • Construction debris or other type of debris
  • Poorly lit entryways or walkways
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Businesses, workers and property managers know that they need to adhere to OSHA requirments for accident prevention, especially on uneven surfaces such as the bleachers in this image. -Photo by &#169 Nicola Stratford (iStock by Getty Images)

It must be stressed that businesses are required, often by law, to take precautions and avoid putting their customers and passersby at risk of falls and personal injury. They’re required to maintain walkways and floors in specific ways, including conducting fairly frequent surveys of the premises, make sure their passageways are lit properly, and have cleanup supplies and warning signage readily available. In that sense, a puddle of liquid on the floor is not just a puddle; it’s a safety hazard that should have been taken care of by the owner of the property.

Contact Slip-and-Fall Injury Lawyer Jim Adler

It’s important to understand your rights when you’ve been hurt in an accident caused by someone’s negligent. Whether you’re in Dallas, San Antonio, or Houston, slip-and-fall lawyer Jim Adler, The Tough, Smart Lawyer®, can help you and your family gain compensation for the losses you’ve suffered. If you’re unsure of whether or not you have a strong case for a slip and fall lawsuit, use our online case review form or call our law firm at 1-800-505-1414 to get a free case review.

Don’t suffer alone with lost wages, medical expenses, or mental anguish after your accident in Dallas, San Antonio, or Houston. Slip-and-fall lawyer Jim Adler and his team of professionals are available to fight for personal injury compensation on your behalf. Contact any one of our local law offices in Texas today!

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Testimonials

Erick Becker
Erick Becker
01:20 06 May 17
I am a Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff Office and while working one night, a drunk driver crossed the center stripe on the highway and struck my patrol vehicle head on with his pick up truck. Needless to say we (the drunk driver and I) were both lucky to survive, as the accident occurred at highway speeds. Following my release from the hospital, I knew that I would need to have someone represent me. My employer was happy to represent me in regards to prosecuting the driver for criminal charges but, can do little in respect to the recovery of financial losses for medical bills, pain and discomfort, time lost from work etc... This is how my relationship with Jim Adler and Associates began. Yep, you probably guessed correctly when you think of what made me choose the "Texas Hammer" to represent me. Those half obnoxious, half way entertaining commercials and radio announcements most Texans have been seeing and hearing on the TV and radio for years instantly came to mind. Yes, I wanted to "hammer" this S.O.B. for trying to kill me but, more importantly I was worried about the costs associated with the life long injuries I had sustained as a result of this drunk driver's negligent behavior. I contacted Jim Adler and Associates and so began our relationship. I was immediately surprised by the prompt attention and the expression of genuine concern for my well being that I received from the employees of Jim Adler's office. Now as you can imagine, lawyers are not a breed that is held in very high regard by people in my profession but, my experiences with Jim Adler's office and his employees have forced me to amend my way of thinking, at least on the civil side of the house anyway. I have to chuckle when I say that because my experience as a client of Jim Adler's firm has been exceptionally pleasant. So before I venture down one of the stereotypical and infinite number of rabbit holes associated with the relationship between members of law enforcement and lawyers; I will do my best to stay focused on my experience with Jim Adler & Associates. Upon being informed that my case had been accepted by Jim Adler's office; I was contacted by Iris Sanchez who informed me that she was to be my case manager and any questions, comments and concerns could be directed to her. I was pleasantly surprised to receive regular calls from Iris assisting with my medical appointments and future follow up appointments. Iris had informed me that Jim Adler's son, Bill Adler would be handling my case and I was even more surprised to receive several calls from Bill to discuss my case. Now you might be thinking "what's the big deal" with the person who is representing you contacting you? In reality, you are correct in that it isn't a big deal but, what is noteworthy and what separates Jim Adler's Office from the multitude of other lawyers is the genuine expressions of concern and the desire Bill Adler conveyed to me to do their best to help me. I felt an immediate connection and instantly realized I had made the correct choice in contacting Jim Adler & Associates to handle my case. One thing I think lawyers and police officers can agree on is the proverbial wheels of justice turn very slowly. Months go by and our professional relationship is never neglected. Through the unwavering attention of Iris Sanchez and Bill Adler himself, I never felt "out of the loop" so to speak and always had a clear understanding of where my case was at in regards to the legal process. In conclusion, I know my brief description of my experiences with Bill Adler and, his assistant Iris Sanchez, cannot provide the credit they deserve. Together they have done an outstanding job representing their firm/employer. If you are seeking a great firm to represent your legal interests and, take comfort in establishing a professional relationship that feels more like a friendship than a casual business acquaintance, then I highly suggest Jim Adler & Associates.
Tierra Clark
Tierra Clark
18:52 19 May 17
My lawyer Bill Adler and case manager Iris Sanchez are amazing! They constantly call and check on you . They keep you up to date through the process. They care about you as a person and not just a client. The wreck was a life changing experience that I've never been through before. I'm just glad I had the right people like Bill Adler and Iris Sanchez to help me through it. Truly satisfied.Thanks and God bless y'all!
Lorenzo Preston
Lorenzo Preston
17:23 26 Jan 17
Jim Adler only offer nothing less than a great experience. They are a very well-established organization. They are outstanding on keeping you up to date with cases. There's no beating around the bush with this organization as they are only straight forward with the whole process. They treat their customers like family as well as go above and beyond to fight cases for you only leaving you with nothing but the best experience. Easy 5-star rated organization. I would highly recommend this one organization you not look over.
Tori Barroga
Tori Barroga
14:17 11 May 17
I was dropped from a previous law firm regarding my case before I called Jim Adler. They immediately took up my case and worked hard on it - I was always up to date with each step they took and the benefits or consequences of each. In the end, I am highly satisfied with the outcome and would not have it any other way. It took some time but I truly appreciate and want to thank everybody who helped me on this journey and worked tirelessly on it.
Bernard Orozco
Bernard Orozco
17:16 23 Feb 17
I am very happy with Jim Adler & Associates. I did not know anyone who has ever used the Law Firm before. The staff is very friendly and treated me as if I were family. At times it got very stressful being without a job. They helped me when I was confused about the process. Mrs. Theresa Rodriguez stayed in contact with me constantly. Checking on me to see how I was doing and to let me know how things were going on there end. The Attorneys that handled my case know exactly what they are doing to take good care of me. Thank You so much Attorney's Mr.Michael Gomez and Mr.Trey Smith.
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