Falls account for more than 1 million injuries each year in the United States.
They also account for about 15 percent of all work-related injuries. Each
year hundreds of workers die and thousands become disabled from falls on the
Falls are of two basic types: elevated falls and same-level falls. Same-level
falls are most frequent, but elevated falls are more severe. Same-level falls
are generally slips or trips. Injury results when the individual hits a walking
or working surface or strikes some other object during the fall. Slips are
primarily caused by a slippery surface and compounded by wearing the wrong
If you have been injured on someone else's property, you may have a claim
for damages arising out of the negligence of the owner or company. It may
be possible for you to recover your medical expenses, as well an award for
your pain, suffering and permanent injury. Call us today for a FREE Consultation!
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