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Category: Slip and Fall Accidents

Helpful Guide On Slip and Fall Accidents

Posted in Accidents,Helpful Articles,Personal Injury,Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on February 24, 2014

Staying on Your Feet To help Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries One of the biggest causes of serious injury and death is a slip and fall accident. According to the National Safety Council, almost 9 million slip and fall accidents resulted in emergency room visits in 2011. There were over 25,000 deaths in 2009 which… read more

Slip and Fall Statistics From The Occupational Health and Safety Organization

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on January 9, 2013

News Update On Slip and Fall Accidents – According to the Occupational Health and Safety organization:  “Slip, trip and fall accidents result in more than 8 million emergency room visits and more than 21,000 deaths each year…The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) estimates that the financial impact exceeds $80 billion per year. …The grocery industry… read more

Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC This Holiday Season

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on December 3, 2012

Tips on how to prevent Slip and Fall accidents in NYC this Holiday Season The Holiday Season is here, and that means family and friends are making preparations to gather together and celebrate the season and all the joy it brings. Unfortunately, the Holiday Season isn’t always filled with laughter and joy, because sometimes unforeseen… read more

Tips on Preventing and Reporting Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on November 27, 2012

The United States is home to hundreds of millions of ambulatory people. Every day people are walking and working, and sometimes slipping and falling. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that unintentional falls account for 19,565 fatalities per year. Slip and fall accidents can cause moderate to severe injuries including: Spinal cord and cranial injuries… read more

Preventing Premises Liability Accidents in NYC with Smart Flooring Choices

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on November 15, 2012

How can smart flooring choices help prevent premises liability accidents? Every year New York plays host to thousands of slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents occur when someone slips on a floor wet with water or some other liquid due to negligence or carelessness. Premises liability accidents can make business owners, local government,… read more

Judge suffers slip and fall in New York courthouse

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on October 12, 2012

Slip and fall injuries aren’t exclusive to broken sidewalks, construction sites, or slippery indoor floors. Many times, slip and fall accidents can happen outdoors on even the best maintained surfaces. This truth was realized by Judge Cheryl Austin who, when rushing from the courthouse to her chambers slipped on the granite courthouse steps which were… read more

Tips on How to Avoid Slip and Fall Accidents in Medical Facilities

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on September 12, 2012

Hospitals and other medical care facilities are meant to be places of health and safety for patients and for those who work in the medical field. Unfortunately, slip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, and they are especially prevalent in places where liquids, such as; cleaning solutions, bodily fluids, IV fluids, and other biological liquids… read more

New York Trip and Fall FAQs

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on August 7, 2012

Trip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents in the US. Trip and fall accidents in New York can occur anywhere and anytime and often times can result in a serious personal injury. Construction sites and the workplace, are places where slipping, tripping and falling are frequent causes of personal… read more

Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in NYC

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 31, 2012

The Danger of Slip and Fall Accidents at Construction Sites in New York New York City is one of the major business hubs of the world. This one of the reasons why many of the streets and buildings within the city are under construction – whether they are being built from the ground up like… read more

NYC Slip and Fall Accidents: What You Need to Know

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on July 3, 2012

Key causes of slip and fall injures While it is common for people to slip and fall due to general clumsiness, distractions, or carelessness, however, there are many cases in which a slip and fall accident is caused by conditions outside of the control of the victim. Slippery floors or unsafe walkways in New York… read more