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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has halted or canceled traditional holiday plans for most, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) predicts dangerous roads this year following a recent report of more risky driving behavior (speeding, driving under the influence). Of the numerous kinds of holiday accidents that occur from November through January, the most common result in fires and burns, slip and falls, and auto accidents.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to come together around the table and take a moment to acknowledge what you are truly grateful for. Though Thanksgiving celebrations may be a bit unorthodox this year due to the global pandemic, the risk of accidents and catastrophic injuries will be at an all-time high during the holiday season.

Preserve Evidence After a Slip and Fall Accident Accident

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents that result in serious injuries that require extensive medical care and treatment. These cases are so common because falls can happen anywhere–from home, to work, to a restaurant. Specifically, these types of cases are referred to as premises liability cases because the premises owner may be responsible to the injured person.

Slip and Fall

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than one million people in the United States are injured in slip and fall accidents each year. More than 17,000 people die each year as a result of these types of accidents. The injuries suffered from a slip and falls can be as minor as […]

Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents happen all the time. Uneven or cracked floors, sticky surfaces, puddles on floors, and broken stairs can all result in serious accidents. Most slip and fall accidents generally happen outside the home in public venues, such as restaurants, grocery stores and other such places. When you get injured in a slip […]

slip and fall accident

Statistics show that total injuries resulting from slip and falls cost approximately $13-14 million each year in the United States. Falls are the leading cause of accident injuries, resulting in 20.8 percent of all emergency room visits each year. More specifically, falls account for more than 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year. Incidence […]

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