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Broken Hips from Slip and Fall Accidents Published in slip and fall accidents on October 28, 2019.

Slip and fall accidents do not sound like very serious accidents. The fact is, however, that slip and fall accidents happen frequently and are very dangerous. The impact from a fall can be immense, and suffering a broken hip is not uncommon (especially in falls to the side). A broken hip is an extremely painful injury that is slow to… READ MORE

Common Causes of School Slip and Falls Published in Premises liability,school safety,slip and fall accidents on September 24, 2019.

When you send your children off to school each day, you expect them to learn in an environment that’s safe for them. If instead, your child is injured, it is very upsetting. The fact is, however, that schools and school grounds can be rife with risk factors related to slip and fall accidents. If your child has been injured in… READ MORE

Where Do Slip and Falls Occur? Published in Personal Injury,slip and fall accidents on August 12, 2019.

Slip and fall accidents are extremely common accidents that often lead to serious injuries. A slip and fall can happen nearly anywhere, but there are several places that these dangerous accidents happen most frequently. When you hear the term slip and fall, it may not strike fear in your heart, but these accidents can be surprisingly serious. If someone else’s… READ MORE

Slip and Falls are Common in Large Retail Stores Published in slip and fall accidents on July 22, 2019.

When you’re out enjoying a day of shopping at a retail store, the last thing you probably expect is to experience a serious slip and fall accident. Unfortunately, this scenario is more common than you might imagine. Spilled beverages, misplaced stock items, and other conditions can cause a slip and fall accident that results in a major injury. If you… READ MORE

Can I sue someone if I slip on their sidewalk in Macon? Published in Personal Injury,slip and fall accidents on December 28, 2018.

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident on someone’s sidewalk in Macon, you may consider seeking legal help. Many slip and fall accidents result in simple bruises that will heal easily and quickly. But in other cases, a slip and fall accident on someone’s sidewalk can result in broken bones and serious brain trauma. These types… READ MORE

Can I sue for a slip and fall that happened at work? Published in slip and fall accidents,Workers Compensation on November 21, 2018.

If you slip and fall at work, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides accident insurance which can pay you a percent of your income, your medical bills, and your rehabilitation costs if you suffered an on the job accident. If you want to “sue” for a slip and fall accident that happened at work, you want to file… READ MORE

Slip & Fall Published in slip and fall accidents on June 30, 2018.

Slip and fall law is complicated, and you’re going through enough turmoil being the victim of such unfortunate circumstances. The legal experts at Nelson & Smith are ready to put years of experience to use in order to prove negligence of the property owner responsible for your accident. Contact us today to schedule a free case evaluation. For more information… READ MORE

How can I prove fault in a slip and fall case? Published in slip and fall accidents on June 4, 2018.

Slip and fall incidents are one of the most complex cases when it comes to proving fault, and one of the reasons is a lack of evidence. Personal injury victims very rarely realize the importance of proving (without a doubt) that the property owner is to blame for their injuries. Our Milledgeville slip and fall lawyer is very experienced with… READ MORE

Can I get a fair settlement for a wet surface injury? Published in Premises liability,slip and fall accidents on April 27, 2018.

The law in Georgia imposes a duty on property owners to keep their spaces clear of encumbrances. In the simplest terms, this means that if you’re injured in a business, you may have a legal claim against the owner. Some of the most common cases entail wet surfaces. If you’re walking through a business property and another customer has spilled… READ MORE

How much time do you have to sue after a slip and fall? Published in slip and fall accidents on March 26, 2018.

There are many aspects to civil law in Georgia that can affect your ability to file a personal injury lawsuit, such as those involved a slip and fall accident. One of the most pressuring restrictions has to do with the time frame in which you may file your lawsuit, which is known in legal terms as a statute of limitations.… READ MORE

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