When businesses fail to prioritize safety, they put their patrons and others at risk of getting hurt. This is not acceptable and unsafe businesses need to be held accountable for failing to take care of their property. If you were injured in a Mississippi casino, Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you file a slip and fall claim.
Our firm is well-versed in the state’s premises liability laws and we will make sure that your best interests will be protected. You can rest assured that your representative is fighting for your rights no matter what. You may feel intimidated to go up against a casino, and these cases of negligence can get complex when trying to assign fault and finding out exactly what went wrong.
We understand how an injury can severely disrupt your life. There are many hindrances that can be frustrating, like waiting for the injury to heal, dealing with medical expenses and care, figuring out what you need to do to aid your recovery, and possibly having to miss work. It can put a significant financial burden on your shoulders.
Slip-and-fall accidents can happen anywhere—stores, hospitals, and even the workplace. Owners who negligently ignore spills or fail to keep walkways dry and even puts everyone at risk of falling and getting injured. Whenever these incidents happen, it’s vital that you make a report and get legal representation. However, not everyone may not know this and could possibly harm their claim before they’ve even filed it. Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you get the justice you deserve.
Biloxi, Mississippi has many fantastic casinos that provide great entertainment. When people go to a casino, they expect to gamble, see a show, and enjoy the social atmosphere. But some casinos may pose a liability threat when their owners don’t do regular maintenance or take measures to keep the casinos safe.
If you or a loved one has ever been injured in a casino, you can get legal aid. A Biloxi casino injury lawyer from Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law can help you get the compensation you need for your injuries.
What Causes Casino Injuries?
When casino owners don’t take care of their properties, everyone who goes there is at risk of getting injured. Casino owners should ensure that the building and people are safe, but regular maintenance and security upkeep is also essential. All of the following may contribute to injuries:
Slip and Fall. Not cleaning up spills or having old, uneven carpets all could cause someone to fall. People can get concussions, sprains, and bruises from falls.
Unsafe Equipment. Everything in the casino needs to be secure so the patrons aren’t at risk from something falling or tipping over.
Overcrowding. Too many people in a casino can lead to trampling injuries. Rooms shouldn’t be over capacity and the casino needs to monitor that.
Security Issues. Sometimes, people can get in fights at a casino. There needs to be security to stop any attacks by an angry or intoxicated individual.
Parking Lot Accidents. Casino parking lots need to have clear signage, lighting, and even pavement so everyone can navigate the property safely.
What Should You Do After Sustaining a Casino Injury?
Your actions after a casino injury could possibly affect your claim. It’s important to take care of yourself and make sure you don’t do anything to jeopardize your claim and settlement.
Go to a Doctor. Call 911 if you need medical attention immediately. If there isn’t an emergency, you should still visit a medical professional for an evaluation as soon as possible to see if you have injuries. Before you leave the casino, you should file a detailed report about the accident while it’s still fresh in your mind. Be sure to note how it happened and how you were hurt.
Keep Evidence of Your Injuries. You should document your injuries with photographs so you have visual evidence. Also get copies of medical documents that details what you’ve had to do since you were injured. You should include visiting doctors, hospitals, any procedures you needed to have, prescriptions, and rehabilitation. If anyone from the casino apologized to you for your injury, get their name and contact information.
Hire a Casino Injury Lawyer. Don’t speak to people from the casino until you’ve spoken with a trusted casino injury lawyer. The casino will most likely have insurance representatives who will want you to make a statement or to settle this without an attorney to help you out. They want to settle the matter as quickly as possible and won’t be working hard to get you compensation. They can use any statements you make against you and could reduce your final settlement. Your lawyer can facilitate communication between you and the casino representatives.
Mississippi is a popular destination for anyone who loves to gamble, socialize, and be entertained. The endless buffets, excitement, and fun found in Mississippi resorts and casinos make them a great place for travelers and locals to relax and find separation from the usual daily grind.
However, an accident in a resort or casino can leave you feeling helpless and confused. Instead of great memories and a smile on your face, you could be going home with a debilitating injury and a long road to recovery– as well as questions about who can be held liable for your injuries and under what circumstances.
“Slip and fall” is a term that is used to to describe personal injury cases in which a person trips and is injured on someone else’s property. An injury, even a minor injury, must be sustained to have a slip and fall case. These cases usually fall under the broader legal category of premises liability claims, because the accident occurred do to a defect or mismanagement of someone’s property.
Dangerous conditions like potholes, narrow stairs, poorly lit walkways, sidewalk cracks, and wet floors can lead to slip and fall accidents. Bad weather can contribute to dangerous outdoor walkways that become a hazard when the property owner fails to maintain or clear them of debris.
Between Biloxi’s casinos and the casinos along the Gulf Coast, there’s no denying the fact that Mississippi has some of the best places to gamble in the United States. Our state’s casinos have historically helped the Mississippi River area prosper, granting residents precious jobs back when the region was still developing. Thousands of local Mississippians and visitors alike enjoy gambling, eating out, and enjoying time with family and friends in our casinos every weekend.
Despite the success of our local casinos, it’s only natural to wonder if the same casinos we enjoy on a Friday or Saturday night out with friends are safe. Gambling involves three elements that are often seen as risky—money, alcohol, and large crowds of people. Combining all three is considered a recipe for disaster in many situations. What makes our casinos safe? How safe are they really?
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