Slip, Trip And Fall

Slip, trip and fall accidents are one of the most common examples of a personal injury case. Despite the fact that it is commonplace, it can still be extremely painful to victims, regardless of whether it was caused by wet floor or a frozen walkway. A vast majority of homeowners, tenants and businesses provide a safe environment, but some do not because of negligence. The fact is that hosts and business have an obligation to provide a safe environment to those visiting their place of business or residence. Moreover, the victims have a right to proper compensation through premises liability if they are seriously injured.

McCormick Law Offices in Cranston has handled hundreds of personal injury cases here in Rhode Island and neighboring Massachusetts. Attorney Ed McCormick understands the pain, trauma and suffering involved in these kinds of slip, trip and fall injuries and works closely with clients to gain the compensation they deserve. We know that these injuries can linger, preventing individuals from performing many of their daily functions such as work or driving a car.

Typical Slip, Trip And Fall Injuries

Victims will often suffer one or more of the following.

  • Head injury or concussion: The symptoms of this include dizziness, nausea, headaches and sensitivity to light.
  • Trauma to the neck or back: This can seriously impede your ability to work, impact your quality of life and may even affect your ability to move.
  • Soft tissue injury: Soreness may seem minor at first, but it can be long-term injury.
  • Broken bones: Bones can take months to heal and impact your ability to earn a living.

Take Control Of Your Situation

It is important to notify the tenant or owner that you have injured yourself in fall. It is also crucial to seek medical attention as soon as possible to get the treatment you need and document the scope of your injuries. Victims can also help themselves by seeking out an experienced personal injury lawyer like Ed McCormick. His knowledge of slip-and-fall accident cases will be extremely helpful in determining the right course of action under the Rhode Island and Massachusetts legal systems to get the compensation you deserve.

Contact Us If You Were Injured On Someone Else's Property

You can reach our office in Cranston by calling 401-406-7155 or using the Contact page of this website. Initial consultations are free, and no fees are paid unless we win your case.