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    Shaffer & Your Fight to Come Back from a Slip-and-Fall Injury

    Any time you’re away from home on another property, and you encounter an unexpected hazard that causes you to slip, fall, and get really hurt—you could have a claim for personal injury damages.

    Your injury can interfere with your life. It causes pain, incurs medical costs, and may lead to lost work time. It’s upsetting that someone left their place in such poor condition.

    You definitely don’t have to just accept this as bad luck.

    Property owners are required to maintain safe conditions for visitors. If they were negligent in the way they maintained their property, they could be liable to provide compensation to support your recovery.

    Get what you’re due with Shaffer & You.

    Shaffer & Shaffer West Virginia slip-and-fall lawyers, working out of offices in Charleston and Madison, together have more than 200 years of professional experience.

    And our firm has been helping West Virginians for more than 115 years—showing the deepest level of dedication to our state and our clients.

    If a slip and fall in someone else’s home or business has left you injured, let us fight for you to make it better.

    Since 1909, Clients, Community, Commitment.

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    Lying on a set of stairs, a man who just fell holds his lower back. A slip-and-fall premises liability legal claim involves several steps.

    How Your West Virginia Slip-and-Fall Attorney Guides You through this Process

    A slip-and-fall case in West Virginia—also called a premises liability case—has several stages:

    • Gathering evidence, medical records of your injury, and statements from witnesses
    • Negotiating with the property owner or their insurance company for a settlement agreement
    • Filing a lawsuit if you can’t reach an agreement
    • Gathering information for the lawsuit, including questioning the property owner under oath
    • Going to trial to seek an award from a court

    An experienced slip-and-fall lawyer in West Virginia can take you through every step necessary to get you the best result. Shaffer & Shaffer lawyers have taken hundreds of cases to trial.

    Your lawyer will also know what types of payment you potentially could receive—including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and compensation for future costs from medical care, reduced income, long-term disability, and more.

    Our goal is to get you back to a place where you can enjoy your life to the fullest—and put the trauma of an injury from a sudden slip and fall behind you.

    Contact Us Today! »
    West Virginia lawyers Ryan Walters and Chip Shaffer from Shaffer & Shaffer at a conference table in front of a laptop, law books behind them. We provide answers to your personal injury questions. West Virginia lawyers Ryan Walters and Chip Shaffer in the office at Shaffer & Shaffer.

    Have a Question about Personal Injury Claims?

    After a life-altering accident, you’re understandably upset, confused and full of questions. To help you get a sense of what’s next, we’ve prepared answers to common questions about personal injury claims and other legal cases.

    Injury FAQs »

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