When you go onto another person’s property, you should never have to worry about being injured due to the negligence of the property owner. However, slip and fall incidents are a leading cause of premises injuries, and they are usually preventable. At Paulozzi LPA, we are ready to help if you or a loved one are injured and need a slip and fall attorney. You may be entitled to compensation for what has happened, so let us get to work today.
We have all heard of slip and fall or trip and fall incidents. What many people do not realize is that they are the most common form of premises liability incidents, and they can lead to serious injuries. The National Floor Safety Institute says that around one million people seek treatment in hospitals each year for slip and fall injuries. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tells us that older Americans are more at risk of major injuries due to a slip and fall incident.
However, people of any age can be injured in these incidents. It is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries as a result of a slip and fall:
These injuries can lead to major medical expenses for a victim. If a person has to miss work while they recover, they could lose the income they need to pay their regular household bills.
There are various ways in which these incidents occur. Some of the most common causes include:
It is the responsibility of property and business owners to regularly inspect and maintain their premises to prevent these slip and fall cases. If they fail to do so, they could be held liable for damages and injuries.
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a slip and fall incident on another person’s property, please seek legal assistance today. You may be entitled to compensation, and the team at Paulozzi LPA is ready to help. We will get to work investigating what happened in order to secure the following: