How To Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

There are a number of things that cause slip and fall accidents, such as uneven pavement, wet floors, loose flooring, ice covered sidewalks and so on. Luckily, there are a few steps you can take to reduce the risk of a slip and fall accident.

  • Did you know that wet surfaces account for a majority of slip and fall cases? Steer clear of wet floors, pavement or sidewalks. Doing so can greatly reduce the risk of having a slip and fall accident.
  • Slip and fall accidents also occur in residences. You should inspect your home for trip hazards and remove them accordingly. To prevent slip and falls, be sure to remove all objects from walkways.
  • Poor lighting can also cause a slip and fall accident. It’s time to say let there be light! Make sure that all areas have sufficient lighting.

At Levine and Wiss, our slip-and-fall attorneys are experienced in securing substantial settlements for our clients. It is important that you consult an attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you call us, the better your chances of recovery will be, as we may still be able to preserve the scene where the injury occurred via photographic evidence and witness accounts. Contact us at 1-888-GOT-HURT (1-888-468-4878) for a free consultation. Don’t forget to Like us on Facebook and FOLLOW us on Twitter to keep up with the latest news and legal tips.

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