We have all heard the term ‘slip and fall’ before, but have you ever really considered what can happen in a slip and fall incident. These are the most common types of premises liability cases and they should always be taken seriously.
Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates will be your advocate, ensuring that you are treated fairly if you have been injured. When you need a Hollywood slip and fall accident attorney, we will work diligently to secure compensation for all of your injury-related expenses.
Slip and fall incidents can result in serious injuries from impacts with the floor, striking shelves, and from falling objects. When a person falls, it is usually unexpected and it is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries as a result of slip and fall incidents:
Treatment for these injuries can become expensive, especially if a victim needs surgery or extended rehabilitation in order to make a full recovery. If a person is temporarily or permanently disabled and unable to work, they could lose the income they need to support themselves and their families.
Slip and fall incidents lead to around one million people seeking treatment in emergency departments each year. Some of the common causes of these incidents include:
When you look at those causes listed, you can see that they are preventable. It is up to property owners and the people who work for them to ensure that all safety standards are met. This include:
If you are involved in a slip and fall incident, please seek medical attention immediately even if you do not think you are hurt. Many injury signs and symptoms do not begin to appear until hours or days after an injury. Let a doctor do the diagnosing.
Report the incident to store management immediately and get someone to document the causes of the incident (photographs or video evidence). As soon as you leave, it is likely the evidence will disappear.
If you have been involved in a slip and fall incident, do not hesitate to seek medical attention, even if you think the injuries are minor. After that, contact an attorney. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates do not take these cases lightly because we know they can affect your life. We will work to figure out exactly what happened and move to secure compensation for the following: