Slip and Falls

Slip and fall accidents can occur just about anywhere: sidewalks, construction sites, pools, malls, and more. They may not sound like much, but slip and fall accidents can often lead to serious medical and financial concerns. Long recovery, mounting medical bills, and constant pain can have a major impact on your life. Consulting with a slip and fall attorney can help to combat some of that impact.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2017, 887 deaths resulted from slip and fall accidents in the workplace. Falls accounted for 5% of job-related fatalities for women and 11% for men. Over 8 million hospital emergency room visits were attributed to falls. They are also the primary cause for lost workdays.

Luckily, you can hold those who are responsible for your injuries accountable. With an experienced slip and fall attorney on your side, you can fight for the necessary compensation to get back on your feet. Recovery is a full-time job. We strive to make your life easier, not harder. We know what to look for and how to determine who is at fault and can help to point you in the right direction to secure the proper medical specialists.

Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

Common causes of slips and falls include:

  • Walkway Obstructions
  • Bad Lighting
  • Unmarked Changes in Elevation
  • Broken Steps
  • Slippery Floors After Being Cleaned or Polished
  • Black Ice
  • Failure to Properly Remove Snow

Some of the most common injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident include:

  • Brain Injuries
  • Broken Bones
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

The most serious consequences of falls are fractures, which occur in 5% of all people who fall. In really severe cases, slip and fall accident injuries can also result in wrongful death.

Ocean County Slip and Fall Accident Attorneys

If you or a loved one has fallen and been injured on another person’s property in New Jersey, it is important that you understand your options. We have the knowledge and authority that comes from successfully representing numerous cases.

To learn more about what you may be entitled to and to discuss your accident, contact The Wright Law Firm online, or call us at 609-759-2500 for a free consultation.

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