Preventable falls happen everyday due to unsafe or poorly maintained premises. Whether you fell at the grocery store due to a wet floor, slipped on snow or ice due to lack of clean up, fell from a ladder while on the job, or tripped on the side walk due to lack of maintenance, your injuries could be serious.
Falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits – approximately 8 million are reported each year. Injuries sustained from falls have become a widespread public safety problem. The National Floor Safety Institute has some surprising statistics regarding slip & fall accidents, including:
- Slip and falls are the leading cause of worker’s compensation claims & occupational injury for those 55 and older.
- 60% of all deaths associated with falls involve people 75 years and older.
- The annual cost for compensation & medical bills associated with slip and falls is approximately $70 billion annually.
Under premises liability laws, a property owner is responsible in providing a safe environment for pedestrians in order to protect those against preventable accident or injury. If your fall was caused by a poorly maintained premise, you could be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages and pain & suffering. Call our Floyd Hunter Personal Injury Attorneys in Selma to see how they can help you with your slip and fall case.
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Selma, Alabama is located high on the banks of the Alabama River in Dallas County of which it is the county seat. The city is best known for the Battle of Selma and for the Selma to Montgomery Marches.
Selma Legal Resources:
Selma City Police Department– The Police Department serves all citizens of Selma City by providing a mix of public safety and public service functions.
Selma City Council– This website provides helpful information in order to contact the members of the City Council. It also has a link so that you can watch City Council meetings live.
University of Alabama School of Law– For more than 135 years, the University of Alabama School of Law has produced attorneys who become leaders locally, nationally and globally.