If you were injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to seek compensation via a personal injury claim. Slip and fall accidents are among the most common types of personal injury lawsuits filed in the United States.
What is a slip and fall injury?
As the title implies, slip-and-fall incidents occur when a person trips and/or slips over an object on the floor or ground, resulting in their fall and subsequent injury. Slip and fall accidents are also commonly referred to as:
- Trip and fall accidents, in which case a victim trips over a foreign object
- Step and fall accidents, in which case a victim encounters an unexpected hole while walking
- Stump and fall accidents, in which case a victim trips over an impediment while walking
Regardless of title, these accidents typically result from problems such as water, grease, or ice. They may also occur due to a poorly maintained walking surface, such as unstable floorboards or crumbling steps. They may also occur as a result of poor lighting (i.e. lack of visibility).
If you or a loved one has recently suffered a slip and fall injury, please contact Hales & Associates, Attorneys for a complimentary consultation. With over two decades’ experience representing victims of personal injury, the legal team at Hales & Associates, Attorneys are uniquely equipped to help you obtain the outcome you deserve.