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What You Need to Know About Slip and Fall Claims

Whether due to icy sidewalks or wet floors, slipping and falling happens to most of us at some point. Slips and falls account for over a million ER visits every year and can lead to serious injuries, including spinal cord damage and broken bones. These injuries can lead to costly medical bills, lost wages from […]

How to Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are among the top causes of injuries in the United States. According to the CDC, one in five falls causes serious injury, such as a head injury or broken bones. Additionally, over 800,000 people are hospitalized every year due to an injury sustained after a fall.  While these statistics can refer […]

Can I Sue My Landlord for Slip and Fall Injuries?

Slip and fall accidents on rental properties are surprisingly common. Some landlords allow unsafe conditions to persist, putting their tenants at risk.  About 12% of all falls in the U.S. involve slipping and falling on dangerous surfaces. Slip-and-fall injuries are also the #1 cause of emergency room visits. Common Slip-and-Fall Accidents Involving Rental Properties Stairway […]

What You Should Know About Slip and Fall Black Ice Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can happen year-round, and they can happen just about anywhere— indoors or outdoors. However, winter weather often brings with it an increase in slip and fall accident cases, especially black ice accidents. Black ice, in particular, can be a big problem this time of year. Slipping on black ice on hard […]

Car Accidents and Post Concussion Syndrome

Car accidents are among the top causes of head injuries in the US, with the most common type of head injury being a traumatic brain injury (TBI). And every year, around 64,000 people die from TBI injuries.   Of course, a TBI can vary significantly from mild to severe. Just because someone hits their head in […]

I Fell At Work, What Should I Do?

Workplace slip and fall accidents can lead to serious or even fatal injuries. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 603 Americans die from workplace slip and fall accidents every year, and 213,000 workers suffer from slip and fall injuries annually. These accidents are common across many different industries. If you’re involved […]