Slip and Fall

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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Liable Parties In A Slip And Fall Accident At An Apartment Complex

Falls account for more than 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits. Slip and fall accidents account for approximately 1 million visits. The most common place where people slip, trip and fall are at apartment complexes. Determining who is responsible for these accidents is imperative in helping victims obtain compensation. Interestingly, the property owner may not be the only party responsible, or liable, for...
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How to Preserve a Slip and Fall Claim

Slip and fall accidents do not always involve slipping, or even falling. Rather, the term is a catch-all for many types of injuries caused by negligence on the part of a property owner. Tripping over debris, stumbling over poorly maintained stairs, getting your foot stuck in dilapidated flooring, slipping on ice, lounging on a deck that collapses, or twisting your ankle in pothole are all types of accidents that...
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