Slip & Fall Attorneys for Blue Ridge, Ellijay, & Dalton areas
Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common injury-causing accidents that can occur.
While slipping and falling in a public place can be embarrassing, it can also be extremely dangerous.
This is particularly true for elderly individuals, disabled individuals, and others who may be compromised in some way.
The injuries that most frequently result from a slip and fall accident include but are not limited to:
- Open and closed head injuries
- Brain injuries
- Neck and spinal cord injuries
- Broken bones
- Bruises, cuts, and lacerations
The medical care, lost wages, and emotional trauma that result from a slip and fall accident can be burdensome for both the victim and their families.
It may be difficult for families to get the funds together to cover extensive medical care for serious injuries; being out of work during the healing period can further add to the financial strain.
What Causes Slip & Fall Accidents?
There are many causes of slip and fall accidents, including:
- Wet floors
- Uneven surfaces
- Cluttered floors
- Torn carpeting or loose floorboards
- Potholes in parking lots
- Staircases that have been poorly put together
- Defective sidewalks
- Floors that have just been cleaned/waxed
In some cases, more than one cause is responsible for the accident.
The owners of public establishments owe a duty to patrons to ensure that their facilities are safe. This means that owners may be able to be held legally liable in the event of a slip and fall accident.
If the accident and resulting injuries can be directly traced back to the negligence or carelessness of the establishment’s owner, you may have a case.
Working With a Seasoned North Georgia Slip & Fall Attorney:
If you or a loved one have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important that you take legal action as soon as possible after getting the medical care you need for your injuries. Premises liability cases in Georgia can be complex, and they require the expertise and legal support of a qualified injury attorney.
At Appalachian Injury Law, our attorneys understand how to put together a successful premises liability (slip & fall) case, and we have the track record to prove it.
We can apply our skills and experience to your case in order to increase the likelihood that the case will be resolved in your favor. We will strongly advocate for your right to receive full and fair compensation for your injuries, and in cases of gross negligence, we will seek out punitive damages as well in order to help prevent the same accident from happening again to someone else.
Don’t wait to discuss your case with a lawyer — the success of your case depends greatly on being able to gather crucial evidence soon after the incident.
Reach out to the dedicated slip and fall attorneys at Appalachian Injury Law today to discuss your case and to learn more about how to get the financial compensation you need to overcome your injuries and move on with your life.