Wet And Slippery Floors

Wet And Slippery Floor Accidents

Every State across the country has laws and regulations, which are obligating both commercial and residential property owners to ensure that their premises are reasonably safe from any kind of risk that may lead their visitors or residents to an injury. To be more precise, the owners need to be responsible for condition of the property. They regularly have to inspect for any possible danger which may result in an accident. Hence, any kind of risky factors will need to be taken care of right away to make sure all the residents or visitors are safe while on premises.

Slippery floors are undoubtedly among the most common causes of injuries as well as different accidents within the stores or other shopping areas. Unfortunately, slippery floors may be very dangerous and could produce slip and fall accidents. Especially if we are talking about senior citizens, yet can also be dangerous for everyone else. If you slip and fell on a slippery floor and you have reasons to believe that the party responsible for that fall was negligent and ignored all the safety measures, you will have every right to demand the compensation you deserve.

Los Angeles Wet And Slippery Floor Accident Lawyer Help

The official statistical data clearly indicates that slip and fall accidents are the most frequent and could result in personal injuries, being the second most common after car accidents. Generally speaking, commercial or residential property owners will need to take all the necessary precautions in order to make sure that their residents, visitors and guests are safe all the time. These measures need to include protection from slippery floors, seeing how slippery floors lead to a number of accidents. Factors, which may cause such accidents generally include:

  • Snow and ice
  • Oil on the floor
  • Slick or waxed flooring surfaces
  • Worn out floor tiles or linoleum
  • Wet floors from water
  • Puddles

A number of traumas that are caused by the slippery floors may be very dangerous and could include the following:

  • Broken bones, nose, jaw and other facial injuries
  • Concussion
  • Back trauma
  • Head or brain injury
  • Neck injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Knees injury
  • Broken ribs

If you were a victim of slippery floor accident, contact our Los Angeles slip and fall lawyers for you free initial consultation at (818) 642-5229, or fill out online contact form.

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