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Slip & Fall

Boulder City Slip & Fall Attorneys

Top Team to Pick You Up When You’re Down

Did you suffer a terrible slip and fall accident while you were on someone else’s property? Whether you were at a retail store, in your workplace, or visiting a friend, you can probably bring an injury claim against the property owner to pay for your damages.

Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen in Boulder City can help. Our slip and fall accident lawyers are here to help you through the entirety of your claim, so you never have to feel lost or alone while pursuing deserved compensation.

Don’t make your injury case hard on yourself. Call (702) 505-8115 for experienced legal help.

Where & How Slip & Fall Accidents Happen

Our lawyers have worked with countless slip and fall clients throughout the years. You can trust that we have seen just about every type of imaginable slip and fall injury claim and other forms of premises liability disputes. No matter the details behind your case, like where and how it happened, we are ready to elevate your case and pursue compensation in your name.

Locations where slip and fall accidents often happen include:

  • Retail stores
  • Offices
  • Construction sites
  • Public spaces
  • Housing complexes
  • Houses of neighbors

Hazards that can cause a slip or trip include:

  • Frayed or uplifted carpeting
  • Cracked sidewalks or asphalt
  • Slick tile floors
  • Uneven steps
  • Missing handrails
  • Darkly lit hallways

Property Owner’s Responsibility to Prevent Falls

Who is liable for your damages after you slipped and fell on someone else’s property? It depends on what led up to your fall and what type of visitor you were when it happened. Property owners owe differing levels of care to different visitors, which can impact liability and, ultimately, your available recovery amount.

In premises liability law, there are three distinct visitor types in most cases:

  1. Invitee: An invitee is a person who has been invited onto the property by the proprietor and for the proprietor’s benefit. A shopper inside a retail store is a common example of an invitee. Property owners owe the highest duty of care to invitees, which can mean they need to look for and address any hazards before invitees arrive.
  2. Licensee: A licensee is a person who has entered a property for personal reasons. A friend who is visiting another friend’s house is a common example of a licensee, as are door-to-door salespersons. Property owners owe a moderate duty of care to licensees, which can mean they need to warn them of any known hazards on the property.
  3. Trespasser: A trespasser is a person who is on the property without permission or while committing a crime, such as a burglar. Property owners owe the slightest duty of care to trespassers.

Based on this information, your slip and fall accident case will likely be the strongest if you were an invitee when the accident occurred. However, we can work on all sorts of claims, including those in which our client doesn’t know what type of visitor they were.

Nevada Comparative Negligence Law

Nevada uses a comparative negligence law with a 51% threshold. If you are found to be at least 51% liable for your slip and fall accident and damages, you won’t be able to make a recovery. A defendant will try to use this law to argue that you slipped due to your own carelessness and, therefore, they shouldn’t owe you anything. Our legal team can anticipate this defense and look for ways to circumvent it before it ever comes up.

Build a Strong Case – We Can Help Today

Each time we help a client find rest and relaxation by securing significant compensation for them, our team from Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen feels immense pride. We love helping people in need from throughout our communities. If you are in need of reliable legal counsel, please call our Boulder City slip and fall accident lawyers at (702) 505-8115 now. Free consultations are available!

Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Experience You Can Trust
    Our attorneys, paralegals and support staff leverage decades of experience across a diverse range of backgrounds on behalf of our clients.
  • Legacy of Client Satisfaction
    Word-of-mouth referrals and repeat clients account for more than 85% of our business, which is a testament to the level of service we provide.
  • Client-Centered Approach

    We strive to treat our clients with integrity, compassion, and respect and provide them with clear communication every step of the way.

  • Proven Record of Results
    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients throughout the state of Nevada.

Client testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
    “They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    “The kindness and compassion they showed during my case was amazing! They always made me feel like a member of their family and not just a client.”
    - Ryan W.
    “So seamless and easy for me.”
    “I was involved in two car accidents within a year. They made everything so seamless and easy for me and were always available for questions or reassurance. This law firm clearly not only cares about what they do, but the clients they do it for. Thank you, ”
    - Aimee W.
    “The process has been exceptional.”
    “John Bertoldo made us feel very at ease about the situation... They truly care about their clients and making them feel at ease through the entire process. Overall I think the process has been exceptional.”
    - Pete S.
    “Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith took great care of me.”
    “They were fast, caring, and always answered my questions and reassured me throughout the process. I highly recommend Lindsay Cullen as an attorney and the firm to represent you if you're seeking any legal guidance.”
    - Jay G.
    “Very nice & professional.”
    “Lawrence Smith is a Godsend! He's a good man. Very nice & professional.”
    - Aaliyah R.
    “A Lawyer that cares and will fight for you.”
    “Since day one of meeting Brett, I knew I was in good hands. Brett made sure to thoroughly explain and cover any/all question or concern that I had, and was able to ease my mind and get me an answer to the question/s I was seeking.”
    - Julie M.
    “By far, one of the best and most reputable firm's in Las Vegas.”
    “I highly recommend Steve Baker and the entire team. Thank you again for always answering all of our questions and being so easy to work with, something I have not experienced with other firms here in town.”
    - Steven P.
    “Best help I could have asked for.”
    “Thank you all so much for all the hard work you put into my case. All of you mean the world to me and I am thankful to have received the most quality help from the BBC&S team. Thanks again and I miss you all!”
    - Sierra S. P.

A Proven Record of Results

Millions of Dollars Recovered for Our Clients
  • $100 Million Product Defect and Fatality from Helicopter Crash
  • $30 Million Fatality/Burn Disfigurement from Helicopter Crash
  • $19.5 Million Brain Damage from Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $18.5 Million Wrongful Death from Aircraft Accident
  • $16 Million Motor Vehicle Accident, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • $12 Million Negligence Security leading to Sexual Assault
  • $10.8 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability
  • $10 Million Brain Injury, Premises Liability