In addition to actually slipping on a hazard, material or substance, other claims that are generally classified as slip and fall accidents are trip and falls, twisting accidents or incidents where you move suddenly but don't fall.
Slip-and-fall accidents often involve tripping on an object, stepping into an unmarked hole, or falling off an unsecured edge of a walking surface. One of the most common slip-and-fall accidents involves slipping on liquid on a surface.
Many times, these accidents cause serious injuries, including broken bones and torn ligaments and in some cases, traumatic brain injuries. Frequently, the results of these injuries are: Expensive medical bills Lost wages from missed work Ongoing and long-term physical therapy Pain and anxiety Prioritizing After a Slip-and-Fall Injury Your priority after suffering a slip and fall injury should be healing. However, it can be difficult to focus on your recovery when you’re worried about the legal and financial aspects of your case will affect your life.
If you’re like most injury victims, you’re wondering where you will find the money to pay for your medical expenses – and it’s particularly upsetting when you have to make up for lost wages.
No matter how simple or complicated your slip and fall claim, you should hire a lawyer to protect this interests of yourself and your family. You may only need someone to answer your questions and be available if a problem arises. We can do that as well. But you may need an experienced advocate who can aggressively pursue your rights and Pellegrini, Seeley, Ryan & Blakesley, P.C. has been doing that for over 40 years.
We will aggressively pursue claims for benefits from the initial filing of the claim through all stages of a slip and fall claim.
For your own protection, contact a lawyer today. If you choose to contact our office, one of our experienced attorneys will spend as much time as you need answering any questions that you may have.
Below are the most frequently asked questions regarding Slips, Trips and Falls. The full list can be found here, if your question is not addressed contact us to talk to one of our skilled attorneys or get a free consultation.
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Slips, Trips and Falls
The MA law governing slips, trips and falls involves an analysis of the legal liability of owners or lessors of property for injuries to people while on those premises.
Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys represent persons injured due to negligence in providing health care or failure to provide care.
Massachusetts products liability law focuses on the analysis of defective products, machinery or substances and the injuries that these products cause.
Birth injuries are usually occasioned by the negligence of a physician or other health care provider either before or during the delivery a child.
Construction Site Accidents
Construction site accidents result in some of the most serious injuries handled by a personal injury attorney.
An animal attack is a frightening and traumatic event, particularly for a child victim. Animal attacks on victims are often unprovoked.
Nursing Home Neglect
Massachusetts law imposes safety, health and care obligations on nursing homes in an effort to protect elderly and sick persons.
Social Security Law
A number of our attorneys handle social security disability claims throughout Massachusetts and in northern Connecticut at the Office of Hearings and Appeals.
Toxic / Chemical Exposure
Toxic and chemical exposure cases, also known as “toxic torts,” are claims of personal injury which result from exposure to chemicals, asbestos, silica and other irritants or toxins.
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