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Slip and Fall

What is a Slip and Fall?

A slip and fall injury occurs when one is harmed due to a slip or a trip over an object or element that is out of place (such as water). Common examples of slip and fall scenarios include slipping on ice outside that is on the sidewalk, or slipping inside of a building where the floor is wet. If an injury is sustained from a slip and fall because of another’s negligence, this could be means for a slip and fall case. The Illinois Hammer Injury Law Firm has almost 30 years of experience in slip and fall cases. We are ready to help tackle your slip and fall cases today, and get you the compensation you are entitled to.

What Constitutes a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall injuries are more common than one might think. Some victims may feel embarrassed or unnecessarily blame themselves for an injury even when they are not at fault. If there were no signs nor warnings that a surface may be in an altered state, then there could be a case of negligence.

For example, if there is a large puddle and the building owners had been warned about its potential to cause injury, but the building owners did nothing to attempt to warn of that potential harm, such as putting up a sign, or they did not dispatch a person to clean the puddle, then there is proof of negligence. In this case, the victim could have a personal injury claim against the building owners. Negligence is always a key factor of a personal injury case, and there is no exception to a slip and fall accident

Most slip and falls result in back, neck, ankle, and knee injuries.

You Could be Entitled to Compensation!

After a slip and fall due to another person’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. If you feel you are a victim of a slip and fall accident, The Illinois Hammer Injury Law Firm, with slip and fall attorneys serving Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, and cities throughout Illinois, can help assess your case. Please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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