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Common types of slip and fall accidents

On Behalf of | Jan 26, 2021 | Uncategorized

Slip and fall accidents can greatly injure victims and can occur in a variety of situations. For that reason, it is helpful to be familiar with the most common, and different, types of slip and fall accidents and for victims to know what to do to get help if they have been injured in a slip and fall accident.

Spills

Though snow and ice conditions may be most frequently associated with slip and fall dangers, slip and fall dangers can exist in shopping malls, grocery stores, restaurants and other indoor locations. A spill that is not properly attended to can result in a serious indoor slip and fall accidents.

Inadequate lighting

Inadequate lighting, such as in a parking lot, can lead to slip and fall accidents on uneven surfaces or other dangers victims are unable to see which can result in injuries.

Parking lots

Parking lots can hold a variety of different slip and fall dangers if they are not maintained for reasonable safety. Holes, chips, cracks and uneven surfaces, as well as icy weather conditions, can all pose slip and fall dangers in parking lots.

Weather conditions

Icy and snowy weather conditions, as well as some others such as significant amounts of rain, can create slip and fall dangers if not properly addressed.

A personal injury claim for damages can help injured victims with their most common types of damages which can include medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages. Additional types of damages may also be available depending on the circumstances which is why it is important for victims to be familiar with personal injury protections.