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Slip-and-fall accidents can cause serious issues

A trip to the grocery store shouldn't end with you having to take a trip to the emergency room. Unfortunately, some trips do end just like that. When you are injured at a business, you need to make sure that you get the medical care you need right away. Once you have done that, you can take legal action to recover your losses.

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:

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