Slip and Fall accidents can happen for a variety of reasons, and they happen more often than you can imagine. At first, you may think it isn’t that serious, but in most cases they can tend to result in missed work and high medical bills. Even a small sprain can cause a lot of issues for individuals. As we age, slip and falls become more sever and more common.
ANNUAL OCCURRENCES OF SLIP AND FALL INJURIES
More than 8 million Americans visit the ER every year because of falls. Slip and falls in particular account for more than 1 million of these visits. Whether at home, at work, or out in public going about your daily errands, slip and falls can and do occur almost anywhere. Regardless of where or how it happens, some of the more severe injuries usually include broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injuries.
BROKEN BONES FROM SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS
Torn ligaments and broken bones are one of the most common injuries in slip and fall accidents. Hip fractures can be the most dangerous injury and can potentially lead to death with the elderly. About half of adults over 65 and suffer the most from slip and fall accidents. Here at The Adjadj Legal Group, we can help you if you or a loved one has suffered from a slip and fall injury, we can help!
SPINAL CORD INJURY LAWYER
Spinal cord injuries are the most severe injuries that arise from a slip and fall accident. These can be devastating to an individual and issues that arise include:
A loss of function in extremities or limbs
Full or partial paralysis
Loss of bladder or bowel control
Ongoing pain due to nerve damage
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Weakness and lack of coordination
Obviously, a spinal injury from a slip and fall accident can drastically affect your quality of life and ability to work, often permanently.
Was Your Accident Due to Negligence?
Oftentimes slip and fall accidents are due to negligence by another party, if this is the case, you are eligible to receive compensation for your injury. We are adept at working with individuals who have suffered from slip and fall accidents due to negligence and will fight on your behalf.
Please fill out our online form or call today! We are ready to fight on your behalf!