Archive for August 12, 2016
Falls are the leading cause of trips to the emergency room, accounting for 21.3% of visits and totaling over 8 million. Slip and falls, when an individual is injured due to the negligence of a property owner, accounts for about 1 million ER visits — only 12% of total falls. Surprisingly, that number still exceeds the number of motorcycle accident injuries and deaths in both 2012 and 2013 combined.
While it’s common knowledge that automobile and motorcycle accidents warrant a personal injury lawyer, fault is often hard to determine on slip a