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Slip And Fall At Target

Postby Shonn » Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:02 pm

On Thursday September 18 2008, I was at Target in Shakopee Minnesota.  I took my four year old son into the bathroom.  The floor was covered with water.  I carefully took him into one of the stalls and went into the next stall.  When I came out to help wash his hands as well as my own, I slipped and hit my head on the sink.  I blacked out and fell backwards.  I ended up with a concussion and bruising on various places on my body.  I was taken by ambulance to the emergency room where they performed some x-rays and a CT.  Everything came out normal except for the fact I had a concussion and bruising.  The next two days I had nausea, headache, dizziness, loss of sleep, temporary memory loss and loss of balance.  I went back to the ER two days later because of these symptoms.  They did another CT and it was normal, but referred me to a Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist. There was a witness who saw me fall and saw the water on the floor.  My mother tried to take pictures, however the officer would not allow her to do so.  The person on duty filled out an incident report and I have not heard from Target yet.  It is now Sunday evening.  What should I do next?  Should I contact and attorney right away, or wait to see what Target has to say.  How long should I wait.  They are responsible for my medical bills correct?  Do I have a claim for damages such as pain and suffering? Thanks

CMD

ANSWER: Hi Christine,

I am sorry to hear of this horrible accident, and I hope that you will be restored to good health soon.  However, as you will read below, there are a lot of side effects to a brain injury.  In light of the seriousness of your claim, I am going to put forth a lot of time to give you much information at this stage.  My bottom line will be to interview two or three attorneys WHO ARE EXPERIENCED IN BRAIN INJURY CLAIMS, and to hire one ASAP. The Internet says: Dr. Settlement knows personal injury claims very well and can teach people to settle their own insurance claims at www.SettlementCentral.Com.  However, in this case, I would NEVER advise you to use my website alone to try to settle.  There are three reasons for this:

1.   Your injuries are so serious that you will need to be monitored for appropriate doctor care, and only an experienced attorney who has handled brain injury cases can do that.  In other words, if you were my client, I would work with your doctor to ensure that you were tested for post concussive syndrome AND I would have you examined by a temporomandibular joint syndrome(TMJ or TMD) EXPERT(this is NOT your general dentist).  Without an attorney guiding these referrals, they are NOT going to happen.  Most brain injury doctors will not even think to make the TMJ referral, even though the symptoms of the victim fit into the pattern to be expected from such a jaw joint injury.

2.   There is a serious liability issue in this claim.  Read below to see how your own negligence will cut into the value of your claim.  In this case, an aggressive attorney will be necessary to boost up the value of your claim.  My guess is that your attorney will have to file a lawsuit to get to the discovery phase wherein she can learn about any plumbing problems and/or continued leaks in that washroom, and/or whether or not the store had an inspection program that was being followed.

3.   The value of a brain injury that is more than mild can fluctuate a lot, depending upon the quality of the proof amassed by the claimant.  In a brain injury claim, there is always the probability of depression or other brain challenges that will prevent the victim from making a full presentation of all evidence as she might if her injury had been just broken bones instead.  

Hence, my advice is to interview some attorneys who have handled brain injury claims and pick one ASAP.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I want you to think about some of the aspects of post concussive syndrome and possible TMJ injury.  

How hard did you hit your head?  It sounds like a pretty hard whack, so that is a SIGNIFICANT BRAIN TRAUMA.  So, let’s first address that topic of the most significant potential injury, your traumatic brain injury.  Research that term, and especially post concussive syndrome and you will see some of the symptoms of that condition.  

Let’s first examine what is a consussion and what is a loss of consciousness.  You DID HAVE A CONCUSSION, that much is for sure, since you hit your head.  So traumatic brain injury is in play in your claim since she suffered a brain concussion.  

Post-concussion syndrome, also known as post concussive syndrome or PCS, is a set of symptoms that a person may experience for weeks, months, or even years after a concussion, a mild form of traumatic brain injury. As many as 50% of patients who have experienced concussion have PCS, and some sources say as many as 90% of patients experience post concussion symptoms.   People who have had concussions may experience physical, mental, or emotional symptoms. Symptoms can appear immediately or weeks to months after the initial injury.

Physical symptoms can include:

•   headache •   dizziness •   impaired balance

•   nausea and/or vomiting •   fatigue or sleepiness •   inability to sleep •   decreased libido

•   sensitivity to noise or light

•   ringing in the ears •   double or blurred vision

•   decreased sense of taste, smell, or hearing Emotional symptoms may include:

•   irritability •   anxiety

•   restlessness

•   depression

•   lack of emotion •   emotional lability or mood swings •   lack of ability to tolerate stress or alcohol

•   aggression

Cognitive or mental symptoms can include:

•   amnesia or difficulty remembering things •   confusion or impaired cognition

•   impaired judgment

•   slowed cognitive processing

•   difficulty with abstract thinking

•   difficulty concentrating

•   decrease in work performance

•   decrease in social skills

LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS—not essential to diagnosis of post concussive syndrome, but sometimes the length of time unconscious will be used to judge the degree of the brain injury.  In your case, this is a MOST SIGNIFICANT FACT SHOWING at the least moderate brain injury.

It sounds like you DO have an excellent doctor to help with the brain injury.  However, if you were my client, I would want to be sure that you saw a neuropsychologist to undergo a battery of testing.  This will help to document your injuries for treatment.  But those results also go a long way in bringing value to your claim.

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

TMJ or TMD—temporomandibular joint syndrome: possible source for headaches.  This is another term I want you to research.  When an accident victim strikes her head, there is a good possibility that the disc in the condyle, or jaw joint disc, can be displaced.  One of the consequences of jaw joint displacement is headaches.  All too often in my practice, the doctors treated headaches as having originated from cervical problems, when in fact, they were due to a TMJ.  http://www.lectlaw.com/med/med04.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temporomandibular_joint_disorderhttp://www.tmjdoctorofmaryland.com/

There are two at-home ways to see if your jaw joint is moving.  First, find the spot in front of the little lobes on the middle of your ears.  These are called “tragus”: http://www.infovisual.info/03/048_en.html

Now, put your fingers just in front of the tragus and over the jaw joint and open and close your mouth.  If the disc is far out of place, you will feel a click.  Better is for someone to stand behind you as you are seated and perform the same test.  That person can feel the click if your jaw joint disc is far out of place.

WHAT TO DO ABOUT REFERRALS:  An attorney can also be a source of information on good specialists.  Here is what you would need: a neuropsychologist to test and to treat the mild brain injury.  That is where the big mental help will come from, and of course that is where the BIG INSURANCE SETTLEMENT DOLLARS come from also.  

As for the TMJ, a dentist who specializes in that field would be a lot better than an ordinary dentist.  The TMJ specialist is adept at diagnosis and treatment, and of course, at making records that will help in making a good insurance settlement.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Premises Liability Issues.

There is NOT clear-cut liability in this case.  What if the patron before you spilled water all over the place?  Is the store liable if you fall in it?  What negligence is there on the part of the store?

Premises Liability(Slip Or Trip And Fall Accidents) http://www.settlementcentral.com/page3006.htm   is an excellent review of premises liability or slip and fall accident confusion as to liability.  There are three good examples on that page to show you the difference between liable property owners and those whom one cannot sue. The store IS NOT AN INSURER OF YOUR SAFETY.  You can recover ONLY if you can show that the store was negligent, and even then, your award will be reduced TO THE EXTENT OF YOUR OWN NEGLIGENCE IN FAILING TO WATCH WHERE YOU WERE WALKING.  The store will raise this defense in an effort to reduce your award.

The duty of the store toward its patrons is one of affirmative obligation to inspect and to remove any dangers, such as a large spill of water in a washroom.  But there is also an affirmative duty to protect the patrons from a foreseeable risk if the cost of that protection is reasonable.  In this case, the cost of providing periodic inspections in the washrooms is minimal.  So that would indicate negligence on the part of the store, ASSUMING your attorney could prove that the water was there for some period of time.

Maybe there was a leak in the facility.  Discovery by the attorney will reveal that.  Also, was there an inspection program in place, and if so, was it being followed?  

Now, once again let’s look at your own liability.  It will not defeat your claim, but your negligence can be used to reduce the amount of your award.  So here is your lesson: assume that they will claim that you are at least one-third at fault, and be prepared to defend on the basis set forth above.

DO NOT BE DISCOURAGED about that defense, but just be aware that it will be raised since your claim has great value.  You might return to that store and see what kinds of eye-level signs or other distractions were there that prevented you from watching where you were walking.  They will say that you were on alert as to the danger, and yet you failed to take precautions.  Do not be upset with me for telling you this: better to learn it now instead of later.

Your attorney will fight this for you.  But here is some info in case you have given a statement or you are about to give a statement: DO NOT DO SO UNTIL YOU HAVE YOUR ATTORNEY BY YOUR SIDE.  There is too much at stake here, and a skilled questioner can lay your claim bare.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Be Prepared for the Kinds of s they Might Ask of you if you have not yet had a Deposition.  An adjuster will try to record you.  Of course we would like to avoid giving any recorded statement, so WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE AN ATTORNEY.  Or, if you think you must go ahead, then at least ask the questioner to send a list of questions since you do not think well in quick pressure situations due to your brain injury.  Fat chance she will do that, but you could try.  At a minimum, you need to be prepared for an interview.

We have not made up a list of questions to expect for the premises liability part of the free side of my website, so you will just have to use the following as a guide to the range of questions to expect.  This is a list of questions insurance adjusters ask http://www.settlementcentral.com/page0207.htm  injured claimants.

Here are two pages that tell what to do now if you have already given a recorded statement to the adjuster.  http://www.settlementcentral.com/page0058.htm  Recorded or Written Statement To The Adjuster After Injury Accident?http://www.settlementcentral.com/page8014.htm  What to do if you have already given a recorded statement to the insurance adjuster

I trust that my extra time here has produced some information that has been of value to you, and thus I would respectfully request that you take the time to locate the FEEDBACK FORM on this site and leave some feedback for me.

Best Wishes, Dr. Settlement, J.D.(Juris Doctor) http://www.SettlementCentral.Com

---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

Hello and THANK YOU so very much for you response.  You gave me alot of fantastic,professional information to think about and to act on.  I did e-mail a local attorney with the same information I sent you and basically he told me my claim was not worth much because I do not have permanent damage proven(yet), and they only take severe, permanent damage personal injury claims. He also made some reference to the jury finding me at more fault than Target because I could have avoided and watched the water,however it was unavoidable unless I were to not use the restroom. He stated Minnesota statutes that say negligence has to be proven on the stores fault at more than 50% and still the courts cut down the claim amount(as did you make comment about this also). I am not looking to make a lot of money off of this, but my medical bills being paid is a must, as well as my time and my husbands time off work and some pain and suffering. Do you think I will get the same response from different attorneys?  I am worried that I will get stuck with all the medical bills and that no one will help me with this.  I did go back to Target a few days later and took pictures. The bathroom did not have all the water on the floor as it did the day I fell, but there was some water on it, and there was no sign posted to watch for the wet floor. There was also a company out front of the store that looked as if they were fixing the sewer line.I do have my documentation from both visits to the ER, and I will be making an appointment with the TBI specialist in the morning because I am still having problems.  Should I call Target myself and make some sort of claim first? I am stuck as to what I should do since the answer I received from the attorney was so disheartening an negative.  The advice you gave me the first time was so wonderful I am hoping you can give me more advice with this problem.  Again thank you so much for your hard work and time.
Shonn
 
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Slip And Fall At Target

Postby Rikward » Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:28 am

Hello again, Christine, Thank you for your kind remarks on the feedback forum.  I appreciate that.  

NOW, go back and look at the answer I gave to you in which I told you the exact same things as that attorney, EXCEPT I ALSO TOLD YOU THAT YOU SHOULD NOT BE DISCOURAGED BY THOSE DEFENSES.  I believe that if you called my office back when I was practicing, I would have granted you an interview, and it is likely I might have taken your case.  I like your attitude and your persistence: I think you would make a good client. Now, here is how to find an attorney who will take your claim.  You need to get ALL OF YOUR DOCUMENTATION in order.  Pictures and medical records.  You have some pretty serious injuries, EXCEPT YOU HAVE IGNORED ME ON THE POST CONCUSSIVE SYNDROME, and I am certain that a doctor could find that you have and are still suffering from that.

Tell the attorney that you will agree to a higher than normal contingency fee in order to attract her to take your claim.  Premises liability claims often demand a fee of 40% or even 45% or 50% if there is a risk of comparative negligence.

Seek out a woman attorney.  One with moderate experience who is still hungry enough to take a case that the top attorneys would pass by.  I would point out that the water being on the floor once again is another sign of possible negligence.  I would take a third witness with you to go back yet again and sneak in and take more photos and once again document the wetness.  THOSE will be good signs of negligence.  

As for your own negligence, I would find that to be at the most one-quarter since with a child in there to look after the movements cannot be as controlled as with an adult just carefully walking around.  Does that make sense?  GO FOR IT with a younger woman attorney and offer her an increased contingency fee and she will take on your claim.

Best Wishes, Dr. Settlement, J.D.(Juris Doctor) http://www.SettlementCentral.Com
Rikward
 
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Slip And Fall At Target

Postby Warenhari » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:07 pm

On Thursday September 18 2008, I was at Target in Shakopee Minnesota.  I took my four year old son into the bathroom.  The floor was covered with water.  I carefully took him into one of the stalls and went into the next stall.  When I came out to help wash his hands as well as my own, I slipped and hit my head on the sink.  I blacked out and fell backwards.  I ended up with a concussion and bruising on various places on my body.  I was taken by ambulance to the emergency room where they performed some x-rays and a CT.  Everything came out normal except for the fact I had a concussion and bruising.  The next two days I had nausea, headache, dizziness, loss of sleep, temporary memory loss and loss of balance.  I went back to the ER two days later because of these symptoms.  They did another CT and it was normal, but referred me to a Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist. There was a witness who saw me fall and saw the water on the floor.  My mother tried to take pictures, however the officer would not allow her to do so.  The person on duty filled out an incident report and I have not heard from Target yet.  It is now Sunday evening.  What should I do next?  Should I contact and attorney right away, or wait to see what Target has to say.  How long should I wait.  They are responsible for my medical bills correct?  Do I have a claim for damages such as pain and suffering? Thanks

CMD

ANSWER: Hi Christine,

I am sorry to hear of this horrible accident, and I hope that you will be restored to good health soon.  However, as you will read below, there are a lot of side effects to a brain injury.  In light of the seriousness of your claim, I am going to put forth a lot of time to give you much information at this stage.  My bottom line will be to interview two or three attorneys WHO ARE EXPERIENCED IN BRAIN INJURY CLAIMS, and to hire one ASAP. The Internet says: Dr. Settlement knows personal injury claims very well and can teach people to settle their own insurance claims at www.SettlementCentral.Com.  However, in this case, I would NEVER advise you to use my website alone to try to settle.  There are three reasons for this:

1.   Your injuries are so serious that you will need to be monitored for appropriate doctor care, and only an experienced attorney who has handled brain injury cases can do that.  In other words, if you were my client, I would work with your doctor to ensure that you were tested for post concussive syndrome AND I would have you examined by a temporomandibular joint syndrome(TMJ or TMD) EXPERT(this is NOT your general dentist).  Without an attorney guiding these referrals, they are NOT going to happen.  Most brain injury doctors will not even think to make the TMJ referral, even though the symptoms of the victim fit into the pattern to be expected from such a jaw joint injury.

2.   There is a serious liability issue in this claim.  Read below to see how your own negligence will cut into the value of your claim.  In this case, an aggressive attorney will be necessary to boost up the value of your claim.  My guess is that your attorney will have to file a lawsuit to get to the discovery phase wherein she can learn about any plumbing problems and/or continued leaks in that washroom, and/or whether or not the store had an inspection program that was being followed.

3.   The value of a brain injury that is more than mild can fluctuate a lot, depending upon the quality of the proof amassed by the claimant.  In a brain injury claim, there is always the probability of depression or other brain challenges that will prevent the victim from making a full presentation of all evidence as she might if her injury had been just broken bones instead.  

Hence, my advice is to interview some attorneys who have handled brain injury claims and pick one ASAP.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I want you to think about some of the aspects of post concussive syndrome and possible TMJ injury.  

How hard did you hit your head?  It sounds like a pretty hard whack, so that is a SIGNIFICANT BRAIN TRAUMA.  So, let’s first address that topic of the most significant potential injury, your traumatic brain injury.  Research that term, and especially post concussive syndrome and you will see some of the symptoms of that condition.  

Let’s first examine what is a consussion and what is a loss of consciousness.  You DID HAVE A CONCUSSION, that much is for sure, since you hit your head.  So traumatic brain injury is in play in your claim since she suffered a brain concussion.  

Post-concussion syndrome, also known as post concussive syndrome or PCS, is a set of symptoms that a person may experience for weeks, months, or even years after a concussion, a mild form of traumatic brain injury. As many as 50% of patients who have experienced concussion have PCS, and some sources say as many as 90% of patients experience post concussion symptoms.   People who have had concussions may experience physical, mental, or emotional symptoms. Symptoms can appear immediately or weeks to months after the initial injury.

Physical symptoms can include:

•   headache •   dizziness •   impaired balance

•   nausea and/or vomiting •   fatigue or sleepiness •   inability to sleep •   decreased libido

•   sensitivity to noise or light

•   ringing in the ears •   double or blurred vision

•   decreased sense of taste, smell, or hearing Emotional symptoms may include:

•   irritability •   anxiety

•   restlessness

•   depression

•   lack of emotion •   emotional lability or mood swings •   lack of ability to tolerate stress or alcohol

•   aggression

Cognitive or mental symptoms can include:

•   amnesia or difficulty remembering things •   confusion or impaired cognition

•   impaired judgment

•   slowed cognitive processing

•   difficulty with abstract thinking

•   difficulty concentrating

•   decrease in work performance

•   decrease in social skills

LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS—not essential to diagnosis of post concussive syndrome, but sometimes the length of time unconscious will be used to judge the degree of the brain injury.  In your case, this is a MOST SIGNIFICANT FACT SHOWING at the least moderate brain injury.

It sounds like you DO have an excellent doctor to help with the brain injury.  However, if you were my client, I would want to be sure that you saw a neuropsychologist to undergo a battery of testing.  This will help to document your injuries for treatment.  But those results also go a long way in bringing value to your claim.

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

TMJ or TMD—temporomandibular joint syndrome: possible source for headaches.  This is another term I want you to research.  When an accident victim strikes her head, there is a good possibility that the disc in the condyle, or jaw joint disc, can be displaced.  One of the consequences of jaw joint displacement is headaches.  All too often in my practice, the doctors treated headaches as having originated from cervical problems, when in fact, they were due to a TMJ.  http://www.lectlaw.com/med/med04.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temporomandibular_joint_disorderhttp://www.tmjdoctorofmaryland.com/

There are two at-home ways to see if your jaw joint is moving.  First, find the spot in front of the little lobes on the middle of your ears.  These are called “tragus”: http://www.infovisual.info/03/048_en.html

Now, put your fingers just in front of the tragus and over the jaw joint and open and close your mouth.  If the disc is far out of place, you will feel a click.  Better is for someone to stand behind you as you are seated and perform the same test.  That person can feel the click if your jaw joint disc is far out of place.

WHAT TO DO ABOUT REFERRALS:  An attorney can also be a source of information on good specialists.  Here is what you would need: a neuropsychologist to test and to treat the mild brain injury.  That is where the big mental help will come from, and of course that is where the BIG INSURANCE SETTLEMENT DOLLARS come from also.  

As for the TMJ, a dentist who specializes in that field would be a lot better than an ordinary dentist.  The TMJ specialist is adept at diagnosis and treatment, and of course, at making records that will help in making a good insurance settlement.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Premises Liability Issues.

There is NOT clear-cut liability in this case.  What if the patron before you spilled water all over the place?  Is the store liable if you fall in it?  What negligence is there on the part of the store?

Premises Liability(Slip Or Trip And Fall Accidents) http://www.settlementcentral.com/page3006.htm   is an excellent review of premises liability or slip and fall accident confusion as to liability.  There are three good examples on that page to show you the difference between liable property owners and those whom one cannot sue. The store IS NOT AN INSURER OF YOUR SAFETY.  You can recover ONLY if you can show that the store was negligent, and even then, your award will be reduced TO THE EXTENT OF YOUR OWN NEGLIGENCE IN FAILING TO WATCH WHERE YOU WERE WALKING.  The store will raise this defense in an effort to reduce your award.

The duty of the store toward its patrons is one of affirmative obligation to inspect and to remove any dangers, such as a large spill of water in a washroom.  But there is also an affirmative duty to protect the patrons from a foreseeable risk if the cost of that protection is reasonable.  In this case, the cost of providing periodic inspections in the washrooms is minimal.  So that would indicate negligence on the part of the store, ASSUMING your attorney could prove that the water was there for some period of time.

Maybe there was a leak in the facility.  Discovery by the attorney will reveal that.  Also, was there an inspection program in place, and if so, was it being followed?  

Now, once again let’s look at your own liability.  It will not defeat your claim, but your negligence can be used to reduce the amount of your award.  So here is your lesson: assume that they will claim that you are at least one-third at fault, and be prepared to defend on the basis set forth above.

DO NOT BE DISCOURAGED about that defense, but just be aware that it will be raised since your claim has great value.  You might return to that store and see what kinds of eye-level signs or other distractions were there that prevented you from watching where you were walking.  They will say that you were on alert as to the danger, and yet you failed to take precautions.  Do not be upset with me for telling you this: better to learn it now instead of later.

Your attorney will fight this for you.  But here is some info in case you have given a statement or you are about to give a statement: DO NOT DO SO UNTIL YOU HAVE YOUR ATTORNEY BY YOUR SIDE.  There is too much at stake here, and a skilled questioner can lay your claim bare.  

Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Be Prepared for the Kinds of s they Might Ask of you if you have not yet had a Deposition.  An adjuster will try to record you.  Of course we would like to avoid giving any recorded statement, so WAIT UNTIL YOU HAVE AN ATTORNEY.  Or, if you think you must go ahead, then at least ask the questioner to send a list of questions since you do not think well in quick pressure situations due to your brain injury.  Fat chance she will do that, but you could try.  At a minimum, you need to be prepared for an interview.

We have not made up a list of questions to expect for the premises liability part of the free side of my website, so you will just have to use the following as a guide to the range of questions to expect.  This is a list of questions insurance adjusters ask http://www.settlementcentral.com/page0207.htm  injured claimants.

Here are two pages that tell what to do now if you have already given a recorded statement to the adjuster.  http://www.settlementcentral.com/page0058.htm  Recorded or Written Statement To The Adjuster After Injury Accident?http://www.settlementcentral.com/page8014.htm  What to do if you have already given a recorded statement to the insurance adjuster

I trust that my extra time here has produced some information that has been of value to you, and thus I would respectfully request that you take the time to locate the FEEDBACK FORM on this site and leave some feedback for me.

Best Wishes, Dr. Settlement, J.D.(Juris Doctor) http://www.SettlementCentral.Com

---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

Hello and THANK YOU so very much for you response.  You gave me alot of fantastic,professional information to think about and to act on.  I did e-mail a local attorney with the same information I sent you and basically he told me my claim was not worth much because I do not have permanent damage proven(yet), and they only take severe, permanent damage personal injury claims. He also made some reference to the jury finding me at more fault than Target because I could have avoided and watched the water,however it was unavoidable unless I were to not use the restroom. He stated Minnesota statutes that say negligence has to be proven on the stores fault at more than 50% and still the courts cut down the claim amount(as did you make comment about this also). I am not looking to make a lot of money off of this, but my medical bills being paid is a must, as well as my time and my husbands time off work and some pain and suffering. Do you think I will get the same response from different attorneys?  I am worried that I will get stuck with all the medical bills and that no one will help me with this.  I did go back to Target a few days later and took pictures. The bathroom did not have all the water on the floor as it did the day I fell, but there was some water on it, and there was no sign posted to watch for the wet floor. There was also a company out front of the store that looked as if they were fixing the sewer line.I do have my documentation from both visits to the ER, and I will be making an appointment with the TBI specialist in the morning because I am still having problems.  Should I call Target myself and make some sort of claim first? I am stuck as to what I should do since the answer I received from the attorney was so disheartening an negative.  The advice you gave me the first time was so wonderful I am hoping you can give me more advice with this problem.  Again thank you so much for your hard work and time.
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