In their most recent general injury data, the Massachusetts Department o Public Health reports that approximately one out of five unintentional fatal injuries are falls and that 28% of injury-related emergency department visits across the state are a result of an unintentional fall. Newton’s picturesque landscapes, including the Boston Marathon‘s famous Heartbreak Hill, and its 13 villages make it a lovely place to go for a stroll, visit local shops, and spend time exploring when you aren’t working. Unfortunately, exploring your surroundings as well as normal day-to-day errands might result in a slip and fall injury when property owners don’t clearly mark hazards or neglect their floors, walkways, and stairways.

At Kelly & Associates, we know the stress that a slip and fall accident carries with it. In addition to physical pain and injury, most victims suffer great financial and emotional stress because of missed work and medical expenses. If your slip and fall accident was caused by another party’s negligence, you might be entitled to compensation. If your slip and fall accident has left you with a permanent disability, no amount of money will give you back your health. Yet, holding negligent parties responsible might be able to eliminate some of your financial struggles.

Contact of our experienced slip and fall accident lawyers in Newton for a free consultation to discuss the circumstances of your case and the ways in which we might be able to help you.

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Our Dedication to Slip and Fall Victims in Newton

Newton’s close proximity to Boston, charming tree-lined streets, and deep-rooted history make it a favorite for visitors and those that reside in Newton are proud to call it home. A native of the area, Michael Kelly received his law degree from New England Law School and chose to give back to Newton and surrounding areas by dedicating his life to helping victims of injury, including those who have suffered slip and fall accidents.

Kelly & Associate remains dedicated to their clients throughout the legal process, aggressively pursuing the best outcome for each case. The firm’s dedication to their clients in Newton includes offering free consultations, a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, and the ability to reach a lawyer to answer questions 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

Our legal team is empathetic to the losses that you might have suffered because of your slip and fall injury. We provide individual attention to each of our clients and will gladly visit your home or the hospital, if needed, to discuss your case. If you choose Kelly & Associates to represent you in your slip and fall accident case, we insist that you don’t pay any money up front. We will handle your case on a contingent fee basis and recover our fees from any compensation that we secure for you.

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Slip and Fall Accidents in Newton, Massachusetts

Kelly & Associates has represented clients in a wide array of slip and fall accident suits. Common hazards that result in slip and falls include:

  • Slippery floors caused by spills or wet products such as wax, mud, grease, oil, and more
  • Slippery floors caused by dry products such as sawdust, powder, granules, and more
  • Concrete, ceramic tile, and marble floors that are often polished heavily
  • Uneven walking surfaces
  • Poorly maintained tiles and/or floorboards
  • Snow, ice, debris and other things that aren’t cleared from a storefront or someone’s home

How Kelly & Associates Can Help You After a Slip and Fall in Newton

Some question on whether they should attain a lawyer after a slip and fall injury. Lawyers that advocate for you in a personal injury case do far more than you might guess and hiring one to represent you after a slip and fall accident is in your best interest. Here are some of the many ways that Kelly & Associates can help you:

  • Investigate your fall—We will gather evidence about your accident, speak to witnesses, take photos, and obtain relevant documents such as medical records or police reports.
  • Consult with experts—We work with a diverse of specialists who might serve as expert witnesses for your case. Examples include life care planners who can help determine future medical costs and those who can reconstruct the conditions of your slip and fall.
  • Negotiation—We will communicate with relevant parties from the defense such as insurance companies and the property owner’s lawyer, so you can focus on healing.
  • Litigation—Going to trial is a last resort in a personal injury case, and some lawyers are not strong litigators. Michael Kelly has a successful track record in the courtroom and will aggressively argue your case if you need to go to trial.

Next Steps After a Slip and Fall Accident in Newton

If you have sustained an injury from a slip and fall accident in Newton, you might be concerned about next steps. Here are some tips to make sure that you avoid some common issues in personal injury suits:

  • Seek medical attention. Documenting your injuries for the court is paramount for a successful case against the property owner. You may that you don’t need to go to the doctor after your slip and fall, but some injuries take some time to show up. Get checked out by your regular doctor or visit Newton-Wellesley Hospital.
  • Photograph your injuries. Use your cell phone to photograph any injuries so you have documentation for your lawyer and the court. It’s also in your best interest to take photos of the hazard that led to your fall.
  • Only speak about your accident with your lawyer. Avoid speaking with friends and family about your accident to make sure you don’t put yourself in a situation where you admit any amount of fault for your slip and fall. This also means no postings on social media accounts.

Contact an Experienced Slip and Fall Lawyer Today

If you or a family member has been injured in a slip and fall accident on another party’s property, contact Kelly & Associates for a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.

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