Premise Liability: When “One Small Step” Lands You in the Hospital

By April 14, 2017 November 21st, 2018 Medical and Legal Issues

A slip and fall can change your life. It may seem like a very simple event, a trip over debris in a parking lot, a twist and fall from a slippery floor, a tumble down the stairs because of a loose hand railing. But each of these events can lead to serious injuries, life changing injuries, and the parties responsible for maintaining the premises where you were harmed should be held responsible for their actions. Common Reasons Slip And Falls Occur While there are a variety of reasons that a slip and fall events occur, the more common issues include: • Walkways with uneven pavement, cracks, holes, or other flaws that cause tripping • Poorly lit walkways and stairwells • Crumbling or slippery stairs • Broken or missing hand railings for staircases • Defective or unattended amusement park rides • Power cords running to and from amusement park attractions • Broken windows, or other broken parts items on the premises that can cause harm •…
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Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog