What will happen if you slip on a wet floor?+
After slipping on a wet floor, the first thing you should do is check yourself for injuries. Common injuries may include broken arms, tailbones, injured backs, knee injuries, head injuries, and bleeding. Depending on how you fall, just about any injury is possible from the impact.
How much can you sue for slip and fall in New York?+
The value of a slip and fall injury claim in New York depends on various facts, such as the mechanism of the fall, the injury you suffered and whether you have permanent injuries and unable to go back to work. Our East Hampton slip and fall injury lawyers will evaluate all the facts surrounding your claim and help you get the full compensation you deserve.
Can you have delayed pain after a fall?+
Although certain types of slip and fall injuries may present with immediate symptoms (such broken bones and lacerations), others could come with delays symptoms that make take day or even weeks to manifest (such as a brain or head injury). This means
Can you file a claim or sue for a slip and fall?+
Absolutely. When you trip, slip or fall, there is a likelihood that it was because of some hazard or obstacle that shouldn’t have been there. If this is the case for your slip and fall accident, the property owner (or business) may be liable for your resulting injuries. It also means you have the right to sue to recover money.
What is the difference between a slip and a fall?+
A “slip” is typically caused by a wet or slippery surface or spilled items. A “trip” is caused by an obstacle of some kind causing you to stumble. And a “fall” often happens because of either a slip or a trip.