Costa Mesa, CA asked in Personal Injury for California

Q: When do I let the landlord know that I broke my ankle on the rental property and that I am awaiting surgery?

Accident caused by a flight of stairs. The bottom step is substantially lower than the other 15 steps which caused me to trip and land on my ankle. Tripped a few times over the past 2 years but this time i broke my ankle.

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Haleh Shekarchian
Haleh Shekarchian
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  • Beverly Hills, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should report it to the landlord right away. Did you tell the paramedics/ emergency room doctors or nurses that the stairs caused your fall? You should contact anyone of us on Justia for a free consultation.

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

A: MORE INFO IS NEEDED....BUT REPORT NOW!!!!

YOU SHOULD MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH PI LAWYER FOR TODAY AND LET HIM/HER GUIDE YOU AND MAYBE MAKE THE NOTICE OF INJURY.

HOPEFULLY, YOU TOLD THE ER/DOCS ETC, OF THE FALL WITH THE DATE AND REASON FOR THE FALL.......GOOD LUCK

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