In many of the injury cases that we see, tripping hazards causing slip and falls are among the most common. Slip and fall accidents are not always caused by an unmarked wet floor or faulty staircase. Many times, a tripping hazard—a wrinkled carpet, for instance—can result in serious injuries. If you have been injured because someone else was not following a typical standard of care, please contact our office today to learn how we can help you recover compensation.
Tripping Hazards Causing Slip and Falls | Examples
Tripping hazards are a big thing that we see in a lot of our trip and fall cases. Tripping hazards could be a lot of different things. It could be a rug that wasn’t put down properly. It could be a hole in a sidewalk. It could be a piece of strip from a door that became dislodged. It could be a lot of different things.
Tripping Hazards Causing Slip and Falls | What to Do
When you see these types of imperfections involving a trip and fall case, you need to make sure that you get somebody out there and get photographs, and get measurements, and stuff like that. Try to interview people: how long was that hole there? How long was that defect in the stair? How long was that railing loose? When you have a defect-related case, there are a lot of things you want to do right off the bat to make sure that you preserve your claim.
Were you or a loved one seriously hurt and have questions about tripping hazard injuries? Contact a Hamburg slip and fall lawyer at Chiacchia and Fleming today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.
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