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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!

Client Testimonials

Real Stories From Real Clients
  • “Lawrence Smith is a Godsend! He's a good man. Very nice & professional.”

    - Aaliyah R.
  • “John Bertoldo spent hours with me explaining all legal matters and guiding me in this difficult time for me. The loyalty of this law firm was beyond my expectations. Great settlement and so happy with results!”

    - Mahir S.
  • “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.

Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Committed to the Community

    We are proud to support a number of charitable organizations as a way to give back to the community we are honored to serve.

  • 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.

  • Comprehensive Legal Guidance

    Our attorneys will handle each aspect of your case, including securing short and long-term medical care, helping to recover lost wages and more.

  • 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.

  • Proven Record of Results

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

Our Client-First Approach

When you've been injured, you want more than a great lawyer. You want a whole team of great lawyers who are committed to treating you with the compassion, integrity and serious respect that you deserve.