Category: Slip and Fall Accidents


Climbing stairs can be extremely dangerous, as a missed step can lead to a fall down a full flight, often resulting in broken bones. The risk of a fall is always there, but that risk is exacerbated by poor lighting, lack of guardrails, or slippery surfaces. One significant risk is

Tripping or falling on a staircase is an incredibly frightening experience. Most falls people are likely to suffer are limited by the height of the person falling, but a staircase can extend for dozens of feet. A fall down a staircase is likely to result in significant injuries, and even

It’s the icy time of year, and pedestrians and drivers should be extra careful. If there is any reason to suspect that ice might be present, it is important to take every precaution to reduce the risk of falling, slipping, or driving off the road. Such precautions include: Wearing appropriate

Just as we try to protect and prevent injuries among our children on a daily basis, so do we try to take care of our parents when they begin to experiencing difficulty moving around. As careful as we are not taking away their independence, we know that they need a

Slips and falls account for numerous injuries and accidents annually. A slip and fall case can be minor, such as falling off a short curb and twisting an ankle, or more severe such as a fall that results in a head injury from hitting the head on pavement. Slips and

Plaintiff allegedly slipped & fell on a mat situated outside the door of his apartment building while exiting sustaining injuries. Defendant moved for summary judgment dismissing the complaint on the ground that it neither created the hazard or had actual or constructive notice of the alleged hazardous condition. The Supreme