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Guide to Slip and Fall Accidents


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Slip and fall accidents can cause serious injury. If you were injured in a slip, trip, and fall accident that was caused by someone else's negligence, such as slipping on a wet floor that had no warning sign, you may be entitled to compensation from a lawsuit.

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Guide to Slip and Fall Accidents

  1. 1. SlipandFall Accidents Guide to
  2. 2. What Is a Slip and Fall Accident? Slip and fall accidents occur when a person is injured after slipping and falling due to someone else's negligence. For instance, you may have grounds for a slip and fall lawsuit if you slipped on ice that was not cleared in a timely manner from a grocery store parking lot.
  3. 3. Premises Liability Most slip and fall cases are considered premises liability. Property owners have a duty to keep their property safe and well maintained. When they fail in this duty and someone is injured, they may be sued under premises liability.
  4. 4. Slip and Fall Accidents Falling on ice outside a public or private property Tripping over hazards left negligently on the ground Slipping on spills not cleaned up in a timely manner at a store Falling due to poor maintenance at an apartment, someone's home, a commercial property, or your workplace Examples of
  5. 5. Slip and Fall Injuries Broken bones Spinal cord injury Traumatic brain injury Severe soft tissue damage Types of
  6. 6. Slip and fall injuries can lead to hospital stays, disability, and long-term changes to your quality of life. Elderly men and women are especially prone to life- threatening injuries from a fall.
  7. 7. Slip and Fall Lawsuit Medical bills Prescription medications Lost wages Future loss of income Pain and suffering Compensation from a
  8. 8. Reid B. Wissner has obtained significant compensation for his clients in slip and fall cases, including settlements of over a million dollars.
  9. 9. No one deserves to have their life ruined by a fall that could have been prevented. Reid B. Wissner will do his best to help you get the compensation you deserve.
  10. 10. Contact the Reid B. Wissner Law Offices 212-406-9288