Year: 2015

Shopping Mall Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards

Posted On August 13, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

A day out at the local shopping mall is supposed to be fun.  Many people turn to shopping for stress relief, relaxation, and for a good time out with their friends or family.

An injury from a slip and fall accident while you’re out shopping is the last thing anybody wants to happen when they’re trying to enjoy their day, but there are many hazards in shopping malls that can turn your day sour very fast if you are not aware of them.  …

Slip and Fall Hazards to be Mindful of in a Grocery Store

Posted On August 7, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

One minute you’re shopping for milk and next minute you’re on the ground with a broken ankle.  The grocery store is a place where slip and fall hazards can be as abundant as breakfast cereal options if the store managers and employees do not take care of the store’s facilities.…

Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Posted On July 23, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

Slip and fall injuries can vary greatly, from a few bruises to a broken back.  Injuries sustained depend entirely on the situation, including what the victim slipped or tripped on and the physical condition of the victim.  A large percentage of slip and fall victims are elderly, which puts them at a higher risk for injuries if they do slip and fall.  …

Slip or Trip and Fall in a Public Park

Posted On July 15, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

A beautiful day in the park can suddenly turn tragic in the event of a slip and fall.  There are many things in a public park that if left unmaintained can turn into a hazard and cause serious injury to people enjoying their day in the park.  …

Who is Responsible for Damaged Sidewalks?

Posted On July 8, 2015 In Slip Trip & Fall

Slip and Fall Caused by a Damaged Sidewalk

Even though sidewalks are made from sturdy concrete, they are not safe from damage.  Sidewalks can become cracked and damaged due to heavy foot traffic, tree roots, the settlement of soil under the poured concrete, or even thermal expansion because of weather changes causing the concrete to expand or shrink and then crack.…