Austin, TX (December 19, 2023) – Two people were hospitalized as a result of an accident that occurred in the Austin area. The incident was reported at around 11:30 a.m. on December 18.
According to official reports, a major slip and fall accident occurred in the 4100 block of Shoal Creek Boulevard during the morning hours. The two victims had to be extricated from the area. Multiple law enforcement officers responded to provide assistance. Both victims were removed and transported by ambulance to area hospitals with traumatic injuries. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the two people hurt as a result of this accident recover quickly.
Slip and Fall Accidents in Texas
Every year, more than 8 million people are injured as a result of slip and fall accidents in the United States. Here in Texas, we see a significant number of people left with life-changing injuries as a result of these accidents.
Far too often, victims of slip and fall accidents are left with severe trauma to the head, broken bones, and even internal organ injuries as a result of these accidents. After suffering injuries in a slip-and-fall accident, victims often have options that can help them move forward. Filing a personal injury claim is one of the most common routes that individuals take in order to get justice.
Filing a Lawsuit
After being injured in a slip and fall accident, victims have the ability to pursue legal claims against the property owner. In some cases, they may be able to seek compensation for medical costs, lost wages, and more. In order to be successful in a claim for compensation, the injured party must be able to demonstrate some form of negligence existed at the time of the accident. They must be able to show that the negligent action contributed to their accident taking place. They must also be able to demonstrate that they sustained damages due to the slip and fall accident. Although this may seem like an easy task, it can be incredibly difficult. For this reason, victims are encouraged to seek legal representation from a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer right away.
Call Our Team Today
Accidents can happen anywhere, even on someone else’s property. If you have experienced a slip-and-fall and believe that the property owner is at fault for your injuries, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover for a free consultation with an experienced San Antonio slip-and-fall attorney. Our team is prepared to fight for your rights and help you receive the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Contact us today at (210) 226-2000 to get started on your case. Your well-being is our top priority and we are dedicated to helping you obtain the justice you deserve.
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Disclaimer: This post is purely informational and does not serve as a call for business. The information presented here should not be interpreted as legal or medical counsel. Additionally, the accompanying photograph is illustrative and was not captured at the actual site of the incident.