Tag Archives: slip and fall accidents

Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), approximately 55% of all slip and fall accidents are the result of hazardous walking surfaces. The following issues can create hazardous conditions for unsuspecting victims: Loose floorboards Parking lot potholes Uneven sidewalks Cluttered floors Torn carpeting Recently mopped or waxed floors Poorly constructed staircases Outdoor slip and -->

I Slipped and Fell at the Store, But There Was a Wet Floor Sign. Do I Have a Case?

Determining who is at fault when a slip and fall accident occurs in a store is challenging. There are several factors to be considered, and only the knowledge and skill of a personal injury attorney can help you decide if you should make a claim against a store. If you slipped and fell in a -->

The Link Between Slip and Fall Accidents and Brain Injuries

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that falling is the most common cause of traumatic brain injury. Slip and fall accidents, no matter where, how, when and why they occur, can result in strains, fractures, paralysis or painful misalignment of any area of the body. However, traumatic brain injuries are life-altering events that can -->

Safety Brief: Destiny Mall, Avoiding Serious Injury

If you live in the Syracuse area, or are planning on doing some holiday shopping at Destiny Mall, check out the safety tips below.  For those of you who don’t know, Destiny Mall is massive shopping/dining/entertainment center located in Syracuse, New York. The Destiny Mall website boasts the mall is so large it should have -->

Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Slips and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common dangerous occurrences, especially in the workplace. While these types of accidents are responsible for many work related injuries every day, by following some safety guidelines in the work place, such injuries can be avoided. If you or someone you know has been injured in a -->

Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores and Businesses

Slip and fall accidents are very common occurrences which happen to people every day. These types of mishaps are particularly common in stores and other places of business. While they are common, finding liability in such cases can be tricky. For this reason, retaining a reputable attorney is usually key in these cases. If you -->