Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of injury in the United States. They can lead to a wide range of injuries, ranging from minor annoyances to serious conditions that require long term medical attention. Slip and fall accidents and injuries that occur because of someone else’s negligence may entitle a victim to file a personal injury lawsuit. In a personal injury lawsuit, and injured party may receive compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost income, or property damage, as well as for other losses incurred. It is important to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney in order to determine whether you have a claim, and also to determine who may be liable for your injuries. The experienced personal injury attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated personal injury advocates who strive to get our clients the maximum recovery possible by law.

 Slip and fall injuries can be just as varied as the conditions that may cause slip and fall accidents. That being said, there are certain injuries that are commonly associated with slip and fall accidents. These include:

  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Broken bones
  • Compound fractures
  • Concussions
  • Hip fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Sprains
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Bruises


While these are some of the most common injuries that slip and fall victims can sustain, the list is by no means exhaustive. It is important for anyone who has sustained a slip and fall injury to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible to protect his or her legal rights. In addition, make sure that you see a medical professional in order to make sure that your injuries are correctly identified and documented. This is may help establish liability and damages at a later date.

Contact a Gwinnett County personal injury attorney for a free consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. In order to schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, call the Law Offices of Shane Smith today at (770) 487-8999.

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