A slip and fall accident can cause severe injury. The injured party may fall on their face, back, or hip. A trip-and-fall accident can cause the person to experience a back injury. The momentum of the fall pushes the person forward, causing them to hit the ground hard. The person may put out their arms to try and catch themselves, breaking their wrist, hand, or arm. The injuries can be severe.
Fortunately, there are ways to prevent a slip-and-fall accident. Proper precautions can reduce the risk of an accident. For example, posting warning signs and fixing existing floor defects can help alert pedestrians of the danger. Moreover, property owners should take steps to protect their property from accidents. For example, they should ensure that stairwells and hallways are free of clutter to be safer for visitors.
Besides broken bones, a slip and fall can cause back injuries, such as fractured vertebrae. A person may land on their head, hip, or back. These are common injuries from a slip and fall, but they can also lead to severe spinal cord damage. A trip and fall can lead to a hip fracture. Ninety percent of all fractures are caused by a fall. One in five patients will die within one year.
The person who slips and falls will try to minimize the damage as much as possible with their body. Knee injuries are prevalent, and the force of a slip and fall can cause broken bones, soft-tissue injuries, and lacerations. The patella may be dislocated as a result of trauma. In addition, a person may also suffer a traumatic brain injury. It is essential to know how to recover from a slip and fall.
A slip and fall case can result in several injuries. The victim may fall on their back or hip. A trip and fall can often result in a fractured hand or arm. If you lose while a pedestrian, your spine may be damaged. If your spine is injured, you may be able to recover compensation for these damages. The owner of the property can also be held responsible. If you do not, the injury could lead to permanent damage.
The property owner’s negligence often causes a slip and fall case. If you fall and land on your neck or head, you may suffer a whiplash-like motion. In addition to the pain caused by the fall, a sprained wrist will hinder your ability to work. This can affect your life and affect your health and productivity. A sprained wrist can cause a loss of independence. A dislocated shoulder can also result from a fall.
A slip and fall accident can result in a wide range of injuries. A slip and fall injury may result in a broken bone. However, a person may sustain a more severe injury in some cases, including a head injury. A sprain or strain can also result in a twisted ankle. In such cases, the victim may not recover compensation if they fail to report the incident.
A slip and fall injury can result in a fractured hip. A person who has fallen on an uneven surface can also sustain a broken wrist. While a sprained arm can be painful, it is not the only symptom. A fractured hip can result in a severe, debilitating injury. A broken hip can cause death in a child. The damage may occur on a sidewalk.