Slip & Fall
All too often, when we hear of slip and fall accidents we tend to think of them as minor incidents. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can be very serious and lead to catastrophic injuries. In fact, slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of emergency room visits. Other injuries such as spinal injuries or neck and back injuries can leave you unable to work and unable to cover your medical bills. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is critical that you contact our lead attorney John S. Moffa as soon as you can. These cases are time sensitive and involve careful documentation if you are to achieve positive results for your injury claim. Under premises liability, property owners are required to maintain safe premises. Our New Bedford personal injury attorney will work to assist you in holding irresponsible owners to account and recover full compensation for your injuries. Our knowledgeable firm may be able to help you meet all deadlines and successfully file your injury claim.
According to the National safety Council, slip & fall accidents affect approximately 1 million Americans every year. Common causes of slip and fall accidents include:
- Water, grease, oil or other liquids spilled on a floor
- Icy sidewalks and driveways
- Poorly lit walkways
- Walkways that have not been cleared of hazards
- Improperly maintained stairways
- Uneven walking surfaces
- Cracked sidewalks or potholes
In many cases, slip and fall cases go unreported. Don't forego your rights. For more than a quarter of a century our firm has been vigorously protecting the rights of accident victims. On average, slip and fall accidents cost victims $28,000 in medical bills and lost wages. Our firm may be able to assist you in recovering full compensation. Contact a Cape Cod injury attorney from our proven firm when you have been injured in a slip and fall accident. Our firm may be able to help you recover maximum compensation.