Dardenne Prairie, MO

Slip and Fall Lawyer Dardenne Prairie, MO


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Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and Fall Lawyer Dardenne Prairie, MO. If you were hurt in a slip and fall incident because a property owner did not keep their property reasonably safe, you need an experienced and skilled Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer like those at Halvorsen Klote. We have recovered millions of dollars in damages for our Dardenne Prairie, MO clients. Businesses have a responsibility to make sure their property is safe for visitors, and when they fail in that obligation they are responsible for giving you financial compensation. If you sustained an injury in a slip and fall accident, call your Dardenne Prairie, 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 hard to understand who exactly is liable 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 complicated legal process and secure the compensation you deserve. You owe us no fees unless we win your case, and if we cannot get you the recovery you need in a settlement we will take your case to court.

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Common Types of Slip and Fall Injuries

There are a wide variety of injuries that your Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer will help you collect compensation for. How much compensation you collect will depend on the gravity of your injury and how much of an 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:

Some injuries are more severe than others, and how severe they are will impact your financial recovery. 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 trip to a Dardenne Prairie, MO emergency room and a week off work. Regardless of the the extent of the impact your slip and fall accident had on your life, your Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer at HK Law will make sure that you collect a full recovery. You deserve to be compensated for all of your damages including medical expenses past and future, any lost pay or future 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 Dardenne Prairie, 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 failed to either fix or warn of, you can file a claim for negligence and premises liability. Proving negligence is a difficult task, and necessitates the savvy of a talented Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer.

Comparative Negligence

Dardenne Prairie, MO has what is known as a "comparative negligence" law, meaning that a plaintiff can be found partly responsible for their personal injury. In any settlement or trial, a defendant will try to place as much responsibility for the injury on you as possible. If they're successful, the full amount of money you are awarded will be substantially lowered. For instance, 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 are awarded will be $40,000. That's why it is important to have a knowledgeable Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer in your corner to help reduce the level of fault placed on you for your injury. To place as much of the liability 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 proper attention to your surroundings, for example you were looking at your phone
  • You were on a part of the property that is off-limits to visitors
  • Reasonable steps were taken to protect visitors, for example a "wet floor" sign by a puddle
  • You were wearing inappropriate or dangerous footwear

Dardenne Prairie, MO insurance companies have a lot of experience trying to pin the blame for slip and fall accidents on the plaintiffs. But an knowledgeable HK Law Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer will help collect the full compensation that you are owed.

If your slip and fall accident occurred 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 case and possible third party negligence claims.

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


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Any injury can cause anything from minimal inconvenience to lifelong disabilities. When you are harmed because 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 are entitled to. An HK Law Dardenne Prairie, MO slip and fall lawyer understands how insurance companies try to avoid paying you just compensation, and we know how to win over a St. Louis judge and jury if we are not able to get a fair settlement out of court. If you've been injured in a slip and fall accident, do not hesitate 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.