‘Tis the Season for Slips and FallsDecember 18th, 2012 by 1800thelaw2
Rain, snow and ice are reasons to be cautious while you drive, but they’re also reasons to be cautious while you walk! During the winter season, the number of slip and fall accidents rise – primarily because snow, rain and ice make sidewalks and floors wet and slippery. And with the rush of holiday shopping, people are less careful than they normally would be.
Common Injuries from Slip and Falls
While a “slip and fall” may not sound serious, it can cause moderate to severe injuries that could put you out of work, inhibit your mobility, and make it difficult to perform daily tasks without assistance.
According to the CDC, the majority of slip and fall accidents result in the following types of injuries:
- Hip fractures
- Head injuries
The most common types of fractures caused by slips and falls affect the spine, hip, forearm, leg, ankle, pelvis, upper arm, and hand.Fortunately, if you’re injured as the result of slips and falls in a public place – at a mall, grocery store or even at work — you’re protected by the law. A slip and fall lawyer can help you get benefits to cover medical expenses, rehabilitation therapy, and even short and long-term disability.If you need a slip and fall lawyer, we’re here for you. The right slip and fall lawyer is the key to getting the compensation you deserve. The slip and fall lawyers at 1-800-THE-LAW2 have years of experience and success giving their clients peace of mind. With one quick phone call, a slip and fall lawyer from 1-800-THE-LAW2 can tell you how much compensation you could receive and how to ensure that you get it.