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Law Firm Releases Slip and Fall Accident Informational Graphic to Show the Frequency and Cost of These Incidents
Date:5/22/2013

(PRWEB) May 22, 2013

Slip and fall hazards are a common occurrence and can be caused by a number of factors. A December 2010 CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) publication listed the following hazards as the most common: contaminants on the floor, poor drainage problems, indoor/outdoor walking surface irregularities, icy/snowy weather conditions, inadequate lighting, and lack of handrails (i). Common injuries resulting from slip and falls may include: bruises, strained ligaments and muscles, fractures, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, neck injuries, or head and brain injuries.

The National Safety Council (NSC) reported in 2011 that falls accounted for about 9 million visits to the emergency room each year, while slip and falls result in over 1 million emergency room visits annually (ii). These incidents are common, and their resulting injuries can have a substantial effect on your health, independence, ability to work, and prospects of future mobility. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2002 that in 22% of slip and fall cases, the individual’s subsequent time off from work exceeded 31 days (iii). These incidents can affect you financially as you struggle with medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, as well as the injuries themselves.

As we get older, the recovery time after a slip and fall injury increases drastically, with injuries such as bumps and bruising worsening to bone breaks and fractures. In the year 2000 alone, the CDC reported that falls among
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