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Jaroslawicz & Jaros PLLC

Conditions that can lead to stairway falls

Among the most dangerous slip and fall accidents are those that take place on the stairs. You may have heard that a stair that's just a millimeter higher than the others can make you trip due to muscle memory, and that's true, but it's not the only risk you face. A fall could lead to serious injuries or even death, so it's important to know of which risk factors to be aware.

Slip and Fall Accidents in Nursing Homes

Why is the number of older adults who fall in nursing homes so high?

Slip and fall accidents are common among the elderly, but the rate of nursing home falls is much higher than the rate of falls among the general population. Studies undertaken by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) show that approximately 1800 nursing home residents die of fall-related injuries each year.  Even for those who survive, these falls are frequently life-altering because they result in serious or permanent disability.

Who Is at Fault? 2 FAQs about Slip and Fall Cases

Whether they happen on a commercial or residential property, slips and falls can cause serious injuries and even fatalities. Not only are these accidents common, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of thousands of people suffer severe injuries from falling each year.

Am I Able to File a Slip & Fall Claim?

Slip and fall accidents are very common, especially in public places. Under an area of law known as premises liability, victims injured in slip and fall accidents have the right to recover financial compensation for their damages if they can prove certain legal elements, including that the incident was preventable. At Jaroslawicz & Jaros, PLLC, we understand that premises liability claims can be very complex and that they can involve a lot of elements. The type of accident, property where the accident occurred, who the victim was, and other factors can greatly influence the outcome of a case. Whether or not you will be able to file a slip and fall claim is a decision that can only be made by reviewing your unique situation. Firstly, consider where the slip and fall accident occurred. Most commonly these types of incidents happen at:

Jaroslawicz & Jaros File Claim Against Clyde Frazier's Wine and Dine

Jaroslawicz and Jaros have commenced an action against a New York City restaurant called, Clyde Frazier's Wine and Dine - named after and apparently owned, at least in part, by the former New York Knickerbocker's basketball player Walt (Clyde) Frazier. The restaurant is located on Tenth Avenue in Manhattan near Madison Square Garden where "Clyde" Frazier is a sports announcer for the Knicks. A slip and fall incident inside of the restaurant led to our NYC personal injury lawyers to pursue a personal injury claim on behalf of the injured party. The person was injured while trying to carry materials down a ramp leading to an exit of the restaurant. It was dark and the ramp was in a state of disrepair and he was caused to fall and be seriously injured. The personal injury claim is that the owner of the building and operator of the restaurant had a duty to provide a safe place to work and a ramp which was in proper repair without cracks and with proper lighting. If you've been involved and injured in an accident on someone else's property, you might be eligible to seek compensation for premises liability.

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