Signs of a Hip Injury After an Indiana Slip and Fall Accident

Signs of a Hip Injury After an Indiana Slip and Fall Accident

Every year, over a million Americans suffer from slip and fall injuries, 17,000 of which are fatal. Even seemingly minor slip and fall accidents can result in incredibly serious and debilitating injuries, including hip injuries. The hip joint is a ball-and-socket, weight-bearing joint formed by the femur and the pelvis. This joint takes on a… Read more »

Compensation for a Lumbar Compression Fracture Following a Slip and Fall

Compensation for a Lumbar Compression Fracture Following a Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents can lead to several injuries, from minor bruises and scrapes to more serious injuries like broken bones, head trauma, and spinal cord damage. Sadly, these accidents are somewhat common and can be caused by a variety of factors, including wet or slippery surfaces, uneven ground, or hazardous obstacles. One incredibly serious… Read more »

Compensation for Broken Wrist Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents in Indiana

Compensation for Broken Wrist Injuries from Slip and Fall Accidents in Indiana

Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injury in America. Every year, millions of fall injuries are reported, including head, hip, and back injuries. But some of the most common types of injuries sustained in slip and fall accidents are wrist injuries — particularly broken wrist injuries. If you slip and fall and… Read more »

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Compensation for Ankle Injuries From Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall injuries can lead to various painful and debilitating injuries, including many different types of ankle injuries. If you’ve suffered an ankle injury caused by another party’s negligence, you may wonder how much your personal injury is worth. This question is more complex than it may seem and mostly depends on your type… Read more »

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Did Poor Lighting Cause Your Slip and Fall Accident?

Most people are aware of the dangers of motor vehicle accidents, malignant cancer, or purposeful violence. But according to the NSC (National Safety Council), slips and falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths in the United States. Not only are falls one of the top three causes of preventable death, but they… Read more »

Compensation for Dislocated Joints After a Slip and Fall Accident

Compensation for Dislocated Joints After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents can lead to many different types of expensive and painful injuries. Tragically, these accidents can even cause permanent disabilities and can be fatal. One type of injury many people sustain are dislocated joints after a slip and fall accident. These injuries range in their overall severity, but they are often excruciatingly painful… Read more »

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Falls are considered the second leading cause of unintentional injuries and deaths globally.  However, the initial cause of the fall and how the incident happened precisely can vary. In legal settings, the term “slip and fall” is often used to reference specific types of personal injury cases where the victim slipped and fell due to… Read more »

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Open & Obvious Doctrine and Indiana Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: It’s important for everyone, whether you are a landowner, a renter, or a visitor, to understand Indiana premises liability and exceptions to it in Indiana.  If you are injured in a slip and fall case, the property owner may attempt to claim the open and obvious doctrine, one exception… Read more »

What are my rights if I was shopping for Instacart or Shipt and had a slip and fall accident?

Premises Liability: Instacart, Shipt, and Shopper Slip & Falls

What you’ll learn reading this article: During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been explosive growth in the use of grocery delivery services like Shipt and Instacart. By March 19, 2020, the use of grocery delivery apps and delivery drivers had already risen 218% and was expected to continue growing steadily in the months to come. This… Read more »

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Things you may not realize, like posting about your slip and fall case on social media, can end up causing damage to your personal injury claim and should be avoided.  There is a difference between reporting your accident to a manager or someone of authority and providing recorded statements… Read more »