Slip and Fall

Common Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

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 of falls goes up with each decade of life. Each year in the U.S.,...
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Accidents at Retail Stores

Going shopping is a major part of our lives, and for some it is even a favorite pastime. For the most part, most people do their shopping and return home without any problems. However, not all trips to the mall or grocery store always go as planned. Sometimes, you may be involved in an accident at the store that may result in serious injuries. Getting hurt or injured while...
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Do “Warning Signs” Protect Property Owners?

Property owners have a duty to provide safe premises to anyone who is legally on their property. Individuals who are injured on another person’s property may have the right to seek compensation. However, slip and fall victims generally have several hurdles to clear before they can recover any monetary damages for their injuries. Property owners assert many defenses in order to avoid liability for any accidents on their property....
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Minor Leg Injuries, Major Complications

Some accident victims often fall into the trap of assuming their injuries are too minor to justify filing a personal injury claim. Unfortunately, in some cases, what may seem like a minor injury at the beginning, can eventually turn into a major health problem and with a serious impact on your life. This means that it is important for you to explore all of your legal options after getting...
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Successfully Handling Slip and Fall Injury Cases

Not all slip and fall accidents cause injuries. But the accidents that do, often involve serious injuries. An accident in a store, restaurant or even the movies can cause a brain injury, back injuries, serious fractures, or deep lacerations. If your injury requires serious medical treatment, it is important to know how to handle the aftermath in order to protect your legal rights. In order to maximize your compensation...
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Proving Fault in Slip and Fall Accidents

Proving fault in slip and fall accidents can often times be difficult. Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of injuries each year. Thousands of cases are reported annually from slipping and falling on the floor, on the stairs, on rough or uneven surfaces, or even on polished, tiled floors that are slick and dangerous. In most slip and fall cases, the property owner is held responsible for...
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What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Getting seriously injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident can wreak havoc on your life. You need someone by your side that can guide you through the complex matters surrounding your personal injury case. You need someone who will aggressively fight for you and help you obtain the full extent of the damages that you deserve for suffering through the hard journey that lies ahead....
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Slip and Fall Accidents Resulting In a Herniated Disc

You can injure yourself in a number of different ways and in a variety of different accidents. One type of serious accident that can result in life-altering injuries is a slip, trip or fall accident. These types of accidents may seem like a common occurrence and a simple accident that couldn’t really injure the victim. On the contrary, these accidents can be very serious and can result in devastating...
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How To Preserve Evidence After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and falls is one of the most common types of accidents that result in serious injuries that require extensive medical care and treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the direct medical costs for fall injuries are $34 billion annually. Hospital costs account for two-thirds of the total. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident that was caused by the negligence...
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How to Prove Negligence After Falling on a Slippery Floor at the Supermarket

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents, especially amongst the elderly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of three older adults falls each year. Falls can happen just about everywhere. However, one of the most common scenes where falls are most reported is a supermarket. There are many unsafe or hazardous situations that can result in a slip and...
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