Edifying Facts About Slip And Fall Injuries Over The World

by Jason Khattar on Feb. 25, 2021

Accident & Injury 

Summary: Injuries are a standard part of life, but there is a wide range of causes behind them. Slip and falls are the most significant and frequent causes behind injuries. A large percentage of people are victims of slip and fall injuries every year. Most people tend not to think about the risks of slip and fall injuries and the harms caused by them until it actually happens to them or their family.

Injuries are a standard part of life, but there is a wide range of causes behind them. Slip and falls are the most significant and frequent causes behind injuries. A large percentage of people are victims of slip and fall injuries every year. Most people tend not to think about the risks of slip and fall injuries and the harms caused by them until it actually happens to them or their family. 

 

It is also important to realize that the medical expenses from a slip and fall injury can be really costly on victims. It will take quite some effort for persons who are hurt to get back to everyday life especially due to slip and fall injuries. Hence, most people tend to work with qualified and experienced personal injury attorneys. 

 

Personal injury attorneys can help you tremendously by handling your case so that you can focus on recovering from your injury. A lawyer has expertise and experience in investigating claims, collecting evidence, communicating with insurance companies, preparing a case for trial and negotiating a fair settlement.  Personal injury victims of a slip and fall are entitled to compensation for their injuries. 

 

Here, you will walk through some of the most significant and vital facts about a slip and fall injury. About five percent of slip and fall injuries involve broken bones.

 

When slip and fall occur, there is a five percent chance that a victim will have a bone fracture. Slip and fall injuries cause extreme injuries in 20% to 30%  percent of cases. A fracture can lead to severe pain, may require surgery,increase the time of recovery and cause mental and emotional anguish. When you are suffering from an accident due to a slip and fall, you might recover from the pain but not from the long-term financial stress of paying medical bills associated with your injury.

 

About one million people visit the emergency due to a slip and fall.

 

This translates to more than two thousand individuals every day in the U.S. alone. There are about 8 million emergency visits every year due to a slip and fall.

 

A concussion or brain injury may be one of the outcomes of slip and fall

 

Although most brain injuries have been associated with organized sports, the most common cause of  a brain injury is falling. Brain injuries can be drastic as the victim might not even realize the after-effects or even feel the extent of the damage. Brain injuries can have quite some lingering impacts as it involves critical functions and requires long-term medical treatment, observation and multiple diagnoses.

 

Slip and falls are the foremost cause of accidents for most age-groups.

 

Even though slip and fall accidents are often most serious for the older generation victims, they are the foremost cause of injuries for all age groups. In fact, slip and falls are among the most common non-fatal injuries for all age groups except for individuals between the ages of ten to twenty-four. For persons  in this age range, it is the second most common reason for a  non-fatal injury.

 

Slip and fall injury medical bills can amount to about $34 billion every year.

 

Additionally, slip and fall injuries can cost more than this amount every year. In fact, medical bills are becoming one of the top reasons for bankruptcy today. Medical bills that result from slip and fall are both devastating and unexpected.

 

How can injury lawyers help you with your case?

 

If you have been injured in a slip and fall, a personal Injury lawyer can help you determine the value of the claim and bring appropriate action to help you recover the compensation that you deserve. At a reputed law firm, the attorneys will help clients recover financial compensation for injuries, lost wages, medical expenses,  emotional and mental trauma and more. They help clients at all stages of their claim and for various types of injuries. Whether your injury is minor or severe enough that it has left you disabled or caused a death to your loved one, a personal injury attorney can help you through the process of filing a lawsuit.Personal injury lawyers aim to address the unique demands that are in each case.

 

An attorney in personal injury law will be dedicated to helping you prepare your case. Personal injury lawyers will go to great lengths to present the strongest argument for your case and investigate and argue how the other party is responsible for your losses and injuries. Your Slip and Fall lawyer can also help you understand your case's weaknesses and strengths and build a specific strategy for ensuring that your case has the best possible outcome.

 

The author of this blog is Jason Khattar. He is a leading and highly experienced personal injury lawyer San Antonio who has handled many slip and fall cases in the past. Due to his decades of experience, he has in-depth knowledge of tort law and a deep understanding of strategies for winning complex personal injury cases.

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