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Why Hire Fort Collins Trial Lawyers?

We focus on our clients

At our firm, clients come first. We care about the individuals we represent and work hard so victims and their families can obtain the justice they deserve. Our team believes there is a direct correlation between our passion for what we do and our continued success in fighting for the rights of the injured. Our track record affirms this. We have proven our ability to win.

We take the time necessary

As our client, you can always rely on us to be available for your questions and concerns. We work very hard to give each case the nuanced advocacy required. Rather than overloading our attorneys with cases, we are selective so that we can be sure to give each case we accept the full attention it needs. Our firm is available to clients 24/7 throughout the duration of their case.

We are respected in our field

Our lead attorney is a member of the prestigious, invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and has been named among The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Our reputation in the profession only affirms what our clients already know: When it comes to fighting for the injured, Jordan Law is a team on which you can count.

Your Legal Options After a Fort Collins Slip and Fall Injury

If you suffer a slip and fall injury on a Fort Collins property due to the owner’s negligence, contact Jordan Law as soon as possible. Our attorneys will examine the facts of your case and help you understand your optimal path forward.

Call us today to schedule your free consultation at our Greenwood Village office. We can also meet at an alternate location upon request.

  • Our attorneys have decades of experience in personal injury law, including slip and fall cases. We have the skills, knowledge, and strategies necessary to help you obtain the compensation you need.
  • Our firm operates on a contingency fee basis for maximum affordability. You do not pay legal fees unless we win your case.
  • Our attorneys have secured millions of dollars in compensation for our clients. We will work with you to determine your optimal path to maximum compensation.

Frequently Asked Slip and Fall Injury Questions

What Are Common Injuries in Fort Collins Slip and Fall Cases?

Slip and falls can lead to significant injuries, depending on the cause of the accident. Some of the most common injuries in slip and fall cases include the following.

  • Head and brain injuries: Falls can contribute to traumatic brain injuries, which can lead to long-lasting brain damage and disability. Even minor head injuries can have lifelong consequences.
  • Spinal cord injuries: Damage to the nerves along the spinal cord, slipped discs, herniated discs, and fractured vertebrae can have serious consequences. These injuries may result in paralysis, pain, limited mobility, and more.
  • Sprains and fractures: The impact from a slip and fall can lead to twisted knees and ankles, as well as damage to the connective tissues and joints. This can result in fractures, sprains, and broken bones, which often have lengthy healing times.

Injuries from slip and falls can lead to severe pain, the need for ongoing medical treatment, disability accommodations, and more. These injuries may also keep you out of work for long periods of time, preventing you from earning the money you need to recover.

How Long Do You Have to File a Colorado Slip and Fall Claim?

All civil lawsuits in Colorado are subject to a rule known as the statute of limitations, which places a filing deadline on your claim. If you do not file your lawsuit by this deadline, the court will likely dismiss your case and you will lose your chances at collecting compensatory damages.

You have two years from the date of your accident to file your slip and fall claim. In some cases, you may not know that you suffered an injury due to the slip and fall until a later date. In these situations, your deadline is two years from the date you discovered or should have reasonably known about the injury. Speak to a Fort Collins personal injury attorney at Jordan Law as soon as possible to ensure you file your claim by the appropriate deadline.

How Do You Prove Negligence of a Slip and Fall Injury?

To prove negligence, you and your attorney will need to gather evidence to prove the following four elements:

  1. The at-fault party owed you a duty of care.
  2. The at-fault party breached his or her duty of care.
  3. The breach of care directly caused your injuries.
  4. You suffered damages as a result of your injuries you can claim in your lawsuit.

For example, say that you slip on a patch of ice in front of a grocery store. The snow had recently melted and frozen over, and the grocery store employees failed to clear away the snow or post hazard signs. You suffer broken bones and a concussion as a result of these injuries.

You can establish that the store owners had a duty of care to maintain safe premises, including clearing away snow before it melts and turns into ice. The grocery store failed to uphold its duty by failing to clear the snow or posting hazard signs.

You can use your medical records and witness testimony to prove your injuries, and your attorney can help you understand which damages you qualify for.