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Filing a Lawsuit for a Miscarriage From a Slip and Fall Accident

Posted on September 12, 2016 in

Filing a Lawsuit for a Miscarriage From a Slip & Fall AccidentProperty owners have an obligation to keep their property “reasonably” safe. Whether it’s a public pool, grocery store or personal property, the owners must take the proper precautions to eliminate dangerous areas or obstacles and have appropriate signs indicating the potential for injury. Slip and fall accidents can cause irreversible injuries, especially for pregnant women in the second or third trimester.

Pregnancy causes a woman’s center of gravity to shift as the baby continues to grow. Many women experience falls during pregnancy, but sometimes these falls are the direct result of property owner negligence and can lead to the death of the fetus. Auto accidents and slip and fall incidents are some of the most common causes of trauma-related miscarriages.

The first step you should take after a miscarriage due to a slip and fall accident is to call our experienced Prescott personal injury lawyer. These cases require extensive research and proof in order to reach the best outcome possible. We can file your claim, gather evidence and hold those at fault responsible.

Slip and fall accidents can be caused by a number of factors including:

  • Wet or uneven surfaces
  • Uneven walkways or staircases
  • Defective sidewalks
  • Cluttered, waxed or wet floors
  • Weather conditions

Recovering Damages for Your Miscarriage

No amount of compensation can make up for the loss of a child, but our lawyer can help you fight for justice against the negligent property owner or company. If you miscarried due to slipping, tripping or falling on unsafe property, you may be able to recover compensation for:

  • Present and future medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Rehabilitation costs

If you suffered a miscarriage due to a slip and fall accident, please contact our lawyer in Sedona today at (928) 778-2660 to schedule your consultation. The Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. serves clients throughout Northern Arizona including Sedona, Prescott and Prescott Valley.