Slip and fall accidents affect thousands of people each year, sometimes resulting in serious injuries and even fatalities. When these accidents occur due to the negligence of others, victims may be able to recover by filing a personal injury lawsuit against those responsible. Slip and fall accidents can occur inside or outside and in private residences or businesses. The best way to determine whether you have a legal claim as a result of a slip and fall accident is to have the circumstances of your accident evaluated by an experienced Corinth personal injury attorney. The lawyers of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated to helping slip and fall victims recover, and have the legal skill and knowledge required to bring your case to a successful resolution.

The injuries that people can sustain when they slip and fall can vary greatly. Factors that are relevant to the severity of a slip and fall injury include your age, your physical condition, the way the accident occurred, and the surface on which you fell. Some of the more common injuries that occur in slip and fall accidents include:

  • Broken bones
  • Sprains
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Concussions
  • Bruises
  • Whiplash
  • Lacerations
  • Fractures
  • Torn ligaments
  • Contusions

It is essential that victims of slip and fall accidents record as much information as possible about their accident as possible. Be sure to make note of information such as where your accident occurred, the condition that caused it, any potential injuries you may have, and contact information from anyone who witnessed your fall. Keep in mind that there is a limited amount of time to file personal injury claims in Georgia, so any delay could result in a forfeiture of your right to file a claim.

Contact a Corinth Personal Injury Lawyer 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 monetary compensation. In order to schedule a free consultation with one of our Corinth personal injury attorneys, call our office today at (770) 487-8999.

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