Austin Slip, Trip & Fall Injury Attorneys
Compassionate & Experienced Legal Counsel
Slip and fall accidents are extremely widespread, and despite the seemingly simple nature of the incident, they can result in quite dangerous physical injuries. These can include broken bones, head and brain injuries, and severe sprains. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of another’s negligence or misconduct, specifically in a slip and fall accident, now is the time to reach out to our legal team at Glen Larson Law, to reach an Austin personal injury attorney you can rely on.
The following are common causes of slip and fall accidents, including but not limited to:
- Uneven ground
- Wet floors, largely as a result of being recently mopped or waxed
- Loose floorboards
- Improper footwear lacking traction
- Neglect, particularly in nursing homes
- Unsuitable floor coverings
- Poor lighting
- Trailing cables or cords
- Cluttered floors
- Defective sidewalks
- Torn carpeting
- Adverse weather conditions
While slip and fall accidents can occur innocently, or even by fault of the victim, there are certain precautions property owners must take in order to avoid a hazardous environment. This is why you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, loss of work and wages, and more.
What are Some Common Slip and Fall Injuries?
If you have recently suffered a fall, you shouldn't take your accident lightly. Whether or not your symptoms subside eventually, you should always see a doctor to ensure that there is no permanent damage, or that you have an injury that has gone undetected. Some common injuries you can suffer in a slip and fall accident include:
- Torn muscles or ligaments
- Broken or fractured bones, including hips, knees, pelvis, arms, etc.
- Injuries to the shoulders and/or neck
- Spinal cord injuries, including damaged discs, hernias, or paralysis
- Traumatic brain injuries, including brain bleeding, concussions, loss of vision or sense of smell, and more.
Any injury sustained in a trip and fall or a slip and fall accident has the potential to be serious, if not life-changing. Don't wait to get checked out after your accident, and if you suspect that you have suffered serious injuries as a result of your fall, contact our firm today to discuss whether or not you may be eligible to receive compensation.
Contact Our Skilled Texas Personal Injury Lawyers Today
Following a slip and fall accident, it is vital you enlist in the help of a trusted Austin personal injury lawyer, such as ours at Glen Larson Law. Regardless of the nature of your case, we have the resources and tools necessary to maximize your chances of a successful outcome. Allow us to advocate for the compensation you are more than entitled to.
Interested in speaking to a member of our firm? Contact us by calling (512) 553-4994.