Slip & Falls
If you have recently slipped and fell and suffered an injury, or if someone close to you has been injured or killed in a slip and fall accident, you may have the legal right to obtain compensation. Slip and fall accidents may result in serious injuries or death. Serious injuries can permanently negatively impact the victim's health and lifestyle. If the accident was caused by human error, someone's negligence, a hazard, a dangerous condition, a design flaw or a manufacturing defect, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and other losses.
According to the Centers for Disease Control's National Trends in Injury Hospitalizations, 1979-2001, 1.2 million patients, or 68 percent of hospital patients in 2001 were hospitalized due to an injury. Of that number, 30% or about 360,000 were injured from falls. In 2001, 10% of all injury deaths were caused by falls.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2002 there were 272,988 fall injuries and 714 deaths resulting from slip and falls in private industry.
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These types of personal injury cases are usually complex and expensive. You should always consult a qualified, licensed lawyer. You may contact the sponsoring law firm below to discuss the injury or schedule a free consultation. These personal injury cases are normally handled on a contingency basis. Typically there are no fees unless the lawyer obtains a settlement or award for you.
Where can I get legal advice about my Accident Injury issue or case?
If you have an Accident Injury matter or case and want legal advice for your specific situation, call the law firm below to schedule an initial consultation.
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