Warrenton, MO

Slip and Fall Lawyer Warrenton, MO


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Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and Fall Lawyer Warrenton, MO. If you were injured in a slip and fall incident because a property owner did not keep their property free of dangerous or hazardous conditions, you need an experienced and talented Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer like those at Halvorsen Klote. We have recovered millions of dollars in damages for our Warrenton, MO clients. Businesses have an obligation to ensure their property is safe for patrons and customers, and when they neglect that duty they are responsible for paying you financial compensation. If you received an injury in a slip and fall accident, call your Warrenton, 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 injuries account for about 1 million, or 12 percent of those visits. While it is often hard to know who exactly is liable for your slip and fall and how proceed with receiving compensation, the slip and fall lawyers at Halvorsen Klote will help you navigate the complicated 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 recovery 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 array of injuries that your Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer will help you collect compensation for. How much compensation you collect will be based on the severity of your injury and the extent of the impact it has on your life. Common injuries you can sustain 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 serious they are will affect 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 knee might only need a quick trip to a Warrenton, MO emergency room and a week off work. Whatever the the extent of the impact your injury had on your life, your Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer at HK Law will make sure that you receive a full recovery. You are entitled to compensation for all of your damages including medical expenses past and future, any lost wages or future earning potential and any pain and suffering or mental anguish you suffered because of your slip and fall.

Who Is Liable for My Slip and Fall Injuries?

In Warrenton, MO, the applicable law is called "Premises Liability." Property owners have a obligations to patrons or visitors to keep their properties safe and free of any dangerous conditions. If there is a dangerous condition, they must warn you of it and do what they can 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 hazardous condition that the property owner neglected to either fix or warn of, you a case for negligence and premises liability. Proving negligence is a difficult task, and requires the savvy of an accomplished Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer.

Comparative Negligence

Warrenton, MO has what is referred to as a "comparative negligence" law, meaning that a plaintiff may bear some liability their personal injury. In any settlement or trial, a defendant will attempt to blame you for as much of the fault as possible. If they're successful, the full amount of compensation you receive will be significantly less than it could be. For instance, if a jury finds that you should be awarded $50,000 for all of your damages, but that you were 20% liable for the accident, the amount of compensation you receive will be $40,000. That's why it is important to have a talented Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer by your side to help reduce the level of fault placed on you for the accident. To place as much of the blame for your slip and fall accident on you, defendants will frequently try to say that:

  • The hazardous condition on the property should have been obvious to you
  • You were not paying sufficient attention to your surroundings, for example you were engaged in a spirited conversation
  • You were on a part of the premises that is off-limits to patrons
  • Appropriate steps were taken to protect visitors, for example a "wet floor" sign by a puddle
  • You were utilizing inappropriate or dangerous footwear

Warrenton, MO insurance companies have had a lot of practice trying to place the blame for slip and fall accidents on the plaintiffs. But an talented HK Law Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer will help win the full compensation that you deserve.

If your slip and fall accident transpired at work, you may be entitled to a workers' compensation claim. Slip and falls are the leading cause of workers' compensation claims. Your HK slip and fall lawyer will help you maximize your recovery 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 give rise to anything from minor inconvenience to lifelong disabilities. When you are harmed because of another person's negligence, it causes confusion and anger, especially when the negligent party does not want to pay you the compensation you deserve. An HK Law Warrenton, MO slip and fall lawyer understands how insurance companies try to get out of paying you fair 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.