Norfolk, VA asked in Personal Injury for California

Q: Can you help me with a slip and fall?

I was walking in a casinos parking lot down to the store. There is no side walk so when I stepped on the we'll mud and grass I slipped and completely tore my right calf muscle and had to be driven to the hospital by ambulance.

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3 Lawyer Answers
William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: California casinos are typically on Native American land and are subject to tribal law. Look for an attorney knowledgeable in that area. If your casino isn't on a reservation, contact a slip and fall attorney. No one is supposed to offer take your case in response to your message. It's against Justia rules and State Bar rules. You have to contact the attorney first.

Theodore Allan Greene agrees with this answer

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Every case is unique and more information is needed to properly answer your query intelligently. In addition, you should NOT be discussing your case on an open forum like this.

It is always a good idea to contact a local attorney that handles these types of cases in the court where you would have to appear. If this is Indian Casino land, you need a lawyer familiar with Tribal Law.

In other words, I am in Palm Springs and you don’t want to hire a Palm Springs lawyer for an Orange Co case. In those cases, I usually try to refer the potential client to a lawyer that is closer to where this happened.

Most DUI and Accident lawyers will offer a free consultation to review the facts. For other areas of law, many lawyers will bill for a consultation.

Good Luck

Alexander Bakhache Perez
Alexander Bakhache Perez
Answered
  • Fullerton, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I have done two cases but each casino is different, first start with contacting the casino and reporting the incident, if you still need an attorney then you will need to call and see if the attorney will take you case after you describe what exactly caused you to fall, why the casino is at fault and your injuries and bills.

Good Luck.

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