The High Cost of Slip & Falls
Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents are more common than many people realize. Every year, more than one million people who have experienced slip and fall accidents in the United States require emergency medical care for their injuries. Dangerous property conditions can exist just about anywhere, from a friend’s home to a public park, putting pedestrians at risk for accidents.
Slip and fall accidents can result from a variety of circumstances, including:
- Ripped or torn carpeting
- Poor lighting
- Rain, ice, or snow
- Potholes in parking lots
- Uneven or cracked surfaces
- Lack of handrails
- Cords in the middle of walkways
Though a fall can happen quickly, injuries can last for a long time, leaving victims with mounting medical bills and lost wages.
Injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident can include:
- Broken or fractured bones
- Knee damage
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Cuts and bruises
- Spine and nerve damage
Our qualified Houston slip and fall attorneys at The Ammons Law Firm believe in fighting for our injured clients so that they can move forward in their recovery.
Who Is Responsible for Slip & Falls?
If you’ve sustained injuries from a slip and fall and are unsure of who is liable, you need a team of experienced attorneys to take on your case. Our personal injury lawyers can determine liability and build your case in an effort to recover proper compensation for your injuries.
Negligent property owners can be held responsible for a slip and fall accident under certain circumstances. You will need to prove the following elements:
- You slipped and fell as a result of negligent or dangerous conditions on someone else’s property
- The property owner knew about dangerous conditions and did nothing to fix or address these conditions
- As a result of the accident, you suffered damages
The Ammons Law Firm serves clients all over the country who need representation for their slip and fall cases. To seek fair compensation for your injuries and other damages, call our experienced Houston slip and fall lawyers today.
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