Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall Accident

Common slip and fall accident causes:

  1. Low objects extending into a walking space or an object intruding into a walk area, such as a misplaced shelf item, can cause a “trip and fall” accident.
  2.  Poor lighting or poor visibility in a walk area can cause missteps which lead to falls.
  3.  Improper handrails or a lack of handrails are not only a cause of falls but also a violation of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  4.  Unexpected or unmarked changes in floor or ground elevation, torn or insecure carpeting (carpeting that slips easily, is unattached, or wrinkled)

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