Property owners have the responsibility to keep their grounds and buildings safe for clients and visitors. If they do not properly maintain the premises, it can result in dangerous conditions that can lead to accidents such as slips and falls. While these may seem like minor accidents, in certain circumstances they can actually lead to serious injuries.
Potential Causes of Falls
Slips and falls can result from a variety of different problems. This may include, but is not limited to:
- Wet spots from leaks, cleaning, or spills
- Snowy or icy patches on walkways
- Uneven ground
- Unmarked changes with the flooring, such as stairs
- Improper lighting
- Debris in the walkways
Common Injuries from Slips and Falls
In some cases, a slip or trip and fall may only cause a small bruise or bump. However, if you land the wrong way, you can suffer from serious injuries, such as:
- Broken bones
- Head trauma
- Brain damage
- Spinal cord damage
These injuries can have long-lasting repercussions on your life. You should talk to an experienced lawyer today if you have been hurt on unsafe property.
If you suffered injury after experiencing a slip or fall,you may be eligible for financial compensation to help with your pain and suffering. To learn more about your legal options, contact a personal injury lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier at 800-2-HABUSH (800-242-2874) today.