Tag Archives: 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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What To Do After a Slip and Fall At a Department Store

Slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, and department stores are a common location. Wet floors from mopping or consumers tracking in rain and snow, spilled and broken products, and debris on the floor or in aisles can all cause a slip and fall or trip and fall accident. Injuries sustained in these types of injuries can be serious, requiring extensive medical treatment. If you or a loved one...
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