Personal Injury Attorneys in Arlington Heights, Illinois
Dedicated personal injury attorneys representing victims to slip and fall matters in Cook, Lake, McHenry, Dupage and Will counties as well as in the federal courts.
Mariano's Liability for your Injury
A major question in your slip and fall claim against Mariano's is whether the store is liable for your injury. One factor that assists in this determination is whether you were at the location as a business customer. This does not just mean someone who actually purchases something at Mariano's, but all potential customers. If you have been injured at Mariano's, contact Newland & Newland, LLP for an initial case evaluation.
During an initial evaluation, we will gather the facts and circumstances surrounding your injury. We will also ask questions to see whether you contributed to your injury. For example, running in an aisle that has a wet floor sign will have an effect on your claim. Negligence by an injured party may not amount to a total bar from recovery. However, if you have contributed to your injury the assistance of an attorney becomes extremely important.
Newland & Newland litigates Negligent Slip and Falls
Proving negligence is not a simple process. Our attorneys have assisted thousands of clients through the process, providing guidance and legal advice to keep the client informed at every stage. That is why we have happy clients. The following is a list of some relevant questions that will help determine if negligence was involved:
- What did you fall on?
- What was the condition of the item or substance?
- Were there any warning signs posted alerting you to the item or substance?
- Did you notify store personnel of the slip or fall?
- Was store personnel aware of the substance?
- Were you hurt?
- What injuries did you suffer?
Recovery for Personal Injury
The attorneys at Newland & Newland, LLP want to get you the compensation you deserve. We will always attempt to settle your personal injury claim against Mariano's. An experienced attorney knows a true victory is obtaining a settlement the client deserves and is satisfied with. Our attorneys can help you obtain economic damages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages.
Economic Damages: Asserting a claim for economic damages allows you to obtain monetary compensation for any amounts that became due and owing as a direct result of the injury.
Non-economic Damages: Unlike economic damages, non-economic damages are not a simple mathematical formula. A claim for these damages will require a determination of the monetary relief that should be awarded. Relief in the form of non-economic damages is provided for damages such as mental anguish and pain and suffering.
Punitive Damages: Punitive damages are available in limited circumstances. Usually there must be a showing of reckless or intentional conduct. These damages are not a form of compensation for any sort of damages. Instead, it is awarded as a form of punishment so that it can deter similar future behavior.
Contact a Personal Injury Attorney
For more information regarding a potential slip and fall claim against Mariano's, contact an attorney at Newland & Newland, LLP.