Slip and Fall Injuries
If you slipped and fell on someone else’s property, you may be entitled to compensation. Slip and fall accidents may result in many different types of injuries from a simple ankle sprain to a potentially catastrophic injury.
Types of Slip and Fall Injuries
The following are common types of slip and fall injuries:
- Head injuries
- Neck, back, or spine injuries
- Broken leg
- Broken arm
- Dislocation of shoulder
- Broken hips or pelvis
- Sprained ankle
- Sprained knee
- Fractured wrist
When You May Recover For a Slip and Fall Injury
If you were injured after a slip and fall, you may recover for your damages if your slip and fall was caused by the negligent, reckless, or intentional act of another person or entity. Many slip and fall injuries occur on another person’s property, including retail stores, apartment buildings, or other premises generally open to the public.
Property owners have a duty to maintain their property in a safe condition. Many slip and fall injuries occur because the property was not well maintained.
Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents
There are numerous causes of slip and fall accidents for which you may seek compensation. Some of the most common include the following:
- Wet or slippery floors
- Inadequate lighting
- Obstacles on the floor
Contact Koohanim Law Firm for Legal Help
Depending on your injuries, you may need surgery, casting, months of physical therapy, and other treatments. The costs can be staggering and figuring it out on your own can prove difficult. Our attorneys can help you receive the proper medical treatment, usually with no out of pocket costs. We can also pursue your claim and recover for any medical expenses you may have already incurred.
In addition to your medical treatment and medical expenses, we will help you recover compensation for your pain and suffering, any property damage, and any loss of income due to your inability to work. Contact our firm today and receive your case assessment.