Slip & Fall Injury

Are Philadelphia Landlords Responsible for Stairway Injuries?

A Philadelphia landlord has a duty to their tenants to keep the property‚Äôs stairways in good repair and reasonably free from any dangerous hazard. Every year, falls are the leading cause of death and serious physical injury to people over 65, second only to automobile accidents for those 64 and under. Stairway falls are some …

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Types of Injuries from Slip-and-Fall and Trip-and-Fall Accidents

There are exceptions to just about every law. One law of physics is that when a person is involved in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. Another law of physics is that when that person is involved in a trip-and-fall, he or usually she falls forward. Although those two different types of …

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Common Causes of Philadelphia Slip-and-Falls and Trip-and-Falls

When somebody is in a slip-and-fall accident, he or she usually falls backward. In a trip-and-fall, that individual will fall forward. When falling backward, injuries often involve, skull fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries hip and elbow fractures along with chronic neck and back pain. When falling forward, we often see hand, wrist and …

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Slip and fall Accidents: Common Occurrences that Requires An Uncommonly Dedicated Lawyer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one million Americans slip, fall, and suffer injuries yearly. Of those more than 17,000 people die annually because of these injuries. In fact, floors and flooring materials contribute directly to the majority of slip and fall cases yearly, according to the Consumer Product Safety …

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