SIDEWALK INJURIES ATTORNEY
As an ever-growing city, the Phoenix metro area is a busy area, filled with sidewalks and pedestrian walkways. Sidewalks old and new, provide walkways all over town, including between buildings, along busy streets and throughout residential neighborhoods. Unfortunately, these sidewalks can also prove to be a dangerous setting, riddled with hazardous conditions and risk of injury from falls.
MOST COMMON SIDEWALK AND WALKWAY
ACCIDENTS IN ARIZONA
Proper maintenance of a sidewalk is essential to ensuring a safe walkway for pedestrians and the public at large. While a number of sidewalk conditions can prove to be hazardous and lead to serious injuries, the following are the most common sidewalk conditions seen by the Enara personal injury attorneys in Scottsdale:
- Broken or cracked sidewalk
- Uneven sidewalk paving, bricks, or stones
- Trip hazards on sidewalks, like dockless electric scooters
- Spilled liquids creating wet conditions and risk of slip and fall
According to a National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors, the following graph demonstrates the sources of injuries sustained by individuals walking on sidewalks. Although sidewalk injuries are often overlooked, or downplayed, you can see the numerous hazardous conditions that exist on sidewalks, posing a serious risk of harm to pedestrians.
Source: National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors
Regardless of the type of condition that caused your sidewalk injury, an experienced personal injury attorney at Enara Law can help to get you compensated for your medical expenses, pain and suffering related to your unforeseen sidewalk accident.
FILING A CLAIM FOR
A SIDEWALK INJURY
Generally, in accordance with ARS Section 12-542, the statute of limitations on an Arizona premises liability claim, such as a sidewalk accident is two years from the injury. However, there are important exceptions to this real, which can apply in situations of sidewalk accidents.
When a sidewalk injury occurs in front of a public building (for example, a municipal building, post office, city hall) or an area in which a public entity is responsible for maintaining a safe premises the statute of limitations to ensure an actionable claims is much shorter. In order to prevent you’re your lawsuit from being barred, complying with ARS Section 12-821.01 is essential, and requires a notice of claim to be filed within 180 days from the date of incident. Furthermore, all actual actions must be brought within a year of the date of the injury. Working with an Enara Law experienced personal injury attorney can ensure that you meet all required filing deadlines to preserve your case.
HOW MUCH DOES A SIDEWALK ACCIDENT
LAWYER IN SCOTTSDALE COST?
At Enara Law, Bringing Legal to Light™ is all about transparency, and that's especially important to us when it comes to cost. Enara works to make the legal process as transparent, simple and rewarding as possible for our clients. We know that people who are seeking the help of our personal injury lawyers are already in an unexpected and difficult situation- and we are not here to add to the burden with high legal fees or hidden costs.
We are transparent with our fees, which we charge on a contingency basis- with no hidden fees. That means you don't pay if we don't win.
PHOENIX SIDEWALK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY- FREE
AND CONFIDENTIAL CONSULTATIONS
The aggressive personal injury attorneys at Enara Law are ready to help you obtain compensation if you have unexpectedly been the victim of a sidewalk injury.