When you go to a restaurant, you expect a positive, enjoyable dining experience. Fortunately, there are excellent restaurants all over Washington D.C. Whether you’re by yourself, with a friend, or with your family, the last thing you expect is an accident. However, sometimes, restaurant employers or staff are negligent, and people are injured as a result. If you have been injured in a restaurant accident in Washington D.C., there is a very good chance you are now looking into recovering financial compensation to help cover the cost of any damages you have incurred. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some of the questions you may have regarding your legal options going forward:
What are some examples of restaurant accidents?
Some of the most common types of and injuries sustained in car accidents are as follows:
- Hearing loss
- Food poisoning
- Cuts requiring stitches
- Food poisoning
- Slips and falls
- Eye injuries
- Serious burns
How can I recover compensation after an accident?
To recover financial compensation, you must first prove that you were injured due to another party’s negligence–in this case, you will most likely be filing a premises liability lawsuit. However, you must not try and do so alone. You always have the best chance at winning with the help of an experienced attorney at your side. He or she will help collect all the evidence necessary to present a convincing personal injury claim against a negligent party.
How do I prove another party’s negligence?
To prove another party’s negligence, your attorney will collect and use several types of evidence. For example, security camera footage of the accident, pictures of the safety hazard or your injuries, police reports, and witness testimony are all useful tools to prove your claim. Do not let a negligent individual get away with it. Reach out to our firm as soon as you can.
What is the statute of limitations in Washington D.C.?
The statute of limitations in Washington D.C. is three years, which means you will have three years from the date of your accident to file a claim against a negligent restaurant owner or staff. Do not wait any longer. The sooner you act, the better. We are ready to help.
Contact our experienced Washington D.C. firm
The experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Trombly & Singer, PLLC are prepared to represent clients facing legal matters after being injured due to another person’s negligence. If you require strong legal representation in Washington D.C. or Maryland, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.