Verdicts & Settlements: $20 million awarded - child sex abuse case in Stamford    $1.1 million won - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder    $1 million - Injured worker requiring back surgery    $1 million+ Awarded - Woman in car accident Rt. 17    $975,000 Recovered - Foot Injury at Work    $650,000 Recovered - Woman suffered neck injury required surgery    $580,000 Recovered - Head Trauma as a Result of Falling Downstairs    $500,000 Recovered - Pedestrian Hit by Car    $500,000 Recovered - Rear End Car Accident    $425,000 Recovered - Rear End Tractor Trailer Accident    $380,000 Recovered - Dog Bite by Police Dog    $155,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall on Walkway    $125,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall at a Supermarket

What are some common conditions that can lead to a slip and fall accident indoors?

Some common conditions that can lead to a slip and fall accident indoors include:

Floors

  • Wet or damp floors.
  • Lack of adequate warnings.
  • Use of excessive wax or polish.
  • Leaving a section of the floor untreated.
  • Broken or torn carpets or floor rugs.
  • Protruding objects from carpets.

 
Stairs

  • Worn out stairs.
  • Debris on the stairs.
  • Missing or broken handrails.
  • Absence of nonskid materials on the surface of the stairs.

 
Escalators or elevators

  • Unexpected, sudden stops and movements in the machinery.
  • Articles of clothing, footwear, or body parts get caught in various parts of escalators or elevators.