Creve Coeur, MO

Slip and Fall Lawyer Creve Coeur, MO


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Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and Fall Lawyer Creve Coeur, MO. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident because someone did not keep their property free of dangerous or hazardous conditions, you require an experienced and skilled Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer like those at Halvorsen Klote. We have recovered millions of dollars in damages for our Creve Coeur, MO clients. Businesses have a duty to ensure their property is safe for visitors, and when they neglect that duty they are responsible for giving you financial compensation. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, call your Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer at 877-51-HKLAW or contact us online today.

Falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits in the United States, and slip and fall accidents account for about 1 million, or 12 percent of those visits. While it is sometimes complicated to understand who exactly is responsible for your slip and fall and how to go about receiving compensation, the slip and fall lawyers at Halvorsen Klote will help you navigate the labyrinthine legal process and secure the financial recovery you are entitled to. You owe us no fees unless we win your case, and if we cannot get you the compensation you need in a settlement we will argue your case in front of a judge and jury.

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Common Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

There are a wide range of injuries that your Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer will help you collect compensation for. How much compensation you receive will depend on the severity of your injury and the extent of the impact it has on your life. Common injuries you can experience in a slip and fall accident include:

  • Fractures, most commonly:
    • Hip
    • Wrist
    • Ankle
    • Skull
  • Soft tissue injuries, such as:
    • Sprains
    • Ligament or tendon tears
  • Head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Muscle strains
  • Knee injuries, especially if you twist as you fall
  • Cuts and abrasions
  • Back, neck and spine injuries, including:

Injuries vary greatly in how serious they are, and how severe they are will impact your compensation. A spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury may leave you with a disability for the rest of your life, while a sprained ankle might only need a quick visit to a Creve Coeur, MO emergency room and a week off work. Whatever the scope of the impact your slip and fall accident had on your life, your Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer at HK Law will make certain that you collect a full recovery. You are entitled to compensation for all of your damages including medical expenses past and future, any lost pay or diminished earning potential and any pain and suffering or mental anguish you experienced because of your slip and fall.

Who Is Liable for My Slip and Fall Injuries?

In Creve Coeur, MO, the applicable law is called "Premises Liability." Property owners have a obligations to patrons or visitors to keep their properties safe and without any hazardous conditions. If there is a dangerous condition, they must warn you of it and do their best to fix it. If you sustain a slip and fall injury because of loose wiring, black ice, a bulging area of the floor, an unmarked wet floor or any other dangerous condition that the property owner neglected to either fix or warn of, you can file a claim for negligence and premises liability. Proving negligence is a difficult task, and requires the skill of an accomplished Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer.

Comparative Negligence

Creve Coeur, MO has what is known as a "comparative negligence" law, meaning that a plaintiff may bear some legal responsibility their personal injury. In any settlement or trial, a defendant will endeavor to place as much responsibility for the injury on you as possible. If they succeed, the full amount of compensation you collect will be substantially lowered. For example, if a jury finds that you should be awarded $50,000 for all of your damages, but that you were 20% responsible for the accident, the amount of compensation you receive will be $40,000. That's why it is important to have a talented Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer by your side to help reduce the level of fault placed on you for your injury. To place as much of the blame for your slip and fall injury on you, defendants will commonly try to say that:

  • The dangerous condition on the property should have been obvious to you
  • You were not paying adequate attention to your surroundings, for example you were looking at your phone
  • You were on a part of the property where visitors are not allowed
  • Suitable steps were taken to protect patrons, for example a "wet floor" sign by a puddle
  • You were utilizing inappropriate or dangerous footwear

Creve Coeur, MO insurance companies have had a lot of practice trying to pin the blame for slip and fall accidents on the plaintiffs. But an shrewd HK Law Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer will help win the full compensation that you are owed.

If your slip and fall accident happened at work, you may be entitled to a workers' compensation claim. Slip and falls are the most common cause of workers' compensation claims. Your HK slip and fall lawyer will help you maximize your compensation for your workplace accident through your workers’ compensation claim and possible third party negligence claims.

The personal injury lawyers at HK Law have experience fighting and winning a wide range of personal injury cases. Check out the links below to see more about the services we offer.


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Any injury can bring about anything from mild inconvenience to lifelong complications. When you are harmed as a result of somebody else's negligence, it leads to confusion and anger, especially when the negligent party does not want to pay you the recovery you deserve. An HK Law Creve Coeur, MO slip and fall lawyer knows how insurance companies try to avoid paying you fair compensation, and we know how to win over a St. Louis judge and jury if we ever have to take your case to trial. If you've been hurt in a slip and fall accident, do not wait to get in touch with us today by calling 877-51-HKLAW or contacting us online.


Joel Halvorsen

Joel Halvorsen

Attorney at Law

Joel Halvorsen and his partner Greg Klote founded the Halvorsen Klote law firm on the principle that injured people and their families should have access to the same quality legal representation as large insurance companies.


Greg Klote

Greg Klote

Attorney at Law

Greg Klote is a partner and founder of Halvorsen Klote.

Greg has successfully fought for people who were injured through no fault of their own. He became a lawyer to help make a difference in the lives of those who have been wronged and treated unfairly.


Samantha Orlowski

Samantha Orlowski

Attorney at Law

Samantha Orlowski is a practicing attorney Halvorsen Klote.

Samantha joined Halvorsen Klote in 2018 as a law clerk and has since become a practicing attorney. Sam's number one priority is to provide individualized experiences for each client to achieve the best results.