Each year over a million people in the United States end up in the emergency room because of a slip and fall accident. Although some slip and fall accidents are minor, many can cause serious injuries, leaving victims in extreme pain and with tens of thousands of dollars in medical expenses. In all age groups, slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injury, with older adults most likely to suffer from more severe injuries. Some common injuries slip and fall victims suffer from may include:
Even if you don’t feel injured after a slip and fall accident, it is crucial to get checked out by a medical professional since some injuries don’t produce immediate symptoms. Delaying treatment can lead to chronic pain and additional health issues or injuries.
Regardless of the injury produced by a slip and fall accident, you may be entitled to compensation if the fall was caused by the owner’s negligence or neglect. At the Law Offices of George Christopoulos, our New Jersey slip and fall lawyers will fight to help individuals obtain full and fair compensation for their injuries and expenses incurred. Contact us immediately if you have been seriously injured due to negligence or hazardous conditions for a free consultation.