Slips and falls happen frequently and can cause major injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are most frequently caused by falls. Furthermore, falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits, making up approximately 8 million admissions. Injuries from slips and falls can be severe and may require urgent medical assistance. Other slip and fall statistics can be found here.
Accidents involving slips and falls can happen in commercial establishments, government buildings, or private property like an apartment complex. If you slip and fall on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation from an insurance company. This is when you should begin to check your legal options.
Consulting with a knowledgeable slip and fall accident lawyer is the best approach to maximize your slip and fall case. Contact us at The Clark Law Office for a free consultation.
Common Injuries Sustained from a Slip and Fall Accident
A slip and fall can cause a wide range of injuries, from mild to serious, including: