When To Go to the Hospital After a Fall

Published on May 28, 2024 at 6:52 pm in Slip and Fall Accidents.

After a fall, you might feel a little embarrassed by the incident. Most of the time, these accidents occur in public places. Even without any injuries, should you rush to the hospital after a fall?

At the Prince Law Firm, we always recommend getting checked out after any accident, especially a slip and fall, is always recommended. You might not feel pain right away, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have a serious injury.

If you’re still not convinced, here are a few telltale signs of when to go to a hospital after a fall.

When Is a Homeowner Liable for a Swimming Pool Accident?

Published on Jun 11, 2020 at 7:09 pm in Slip and Fall Accidents.

swimming pool in backyard

A swimming pool is a fun addition to your home that gives your family somewhere to play and cool off on a hot day. Even though pools are often seen as a place for frivolity, they are also places where you need to be cautious since they can become deadly very easily. In 2017, at least 163 children drowned in swimming pools or spas, and nearly 70% were under the age of five.

In a worst-case scenario, a swimming pool accident can be devastating to you and your family. When the accident was caused by the negligence of the homeowner, you could use the help of a Marion personal injury lawyer to defend your rights. But first, let’s look at when the homeowner is liable for a swimming pool accident.

What Businesses Do Most Slip-and-Fall Accidents Happen At?

Published on Dec 27, 2018 at 2:18 pm in Slip and Fall Accidents.

When you visit a place of business, you’re likely going with a goal in mind to attend an event, make a specific purchase, or simply browse. Regardless of the goal for your trip, you’re probably not thinking about the possibility of a slip-and-fall accident; however, this type of accident is much more common than you may think.

According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls account for over eight million emergency room visits every single year. Many of these individuals sustain injuries like broken bones and severe contusions.

Many slip-and-fall accidents that occur in businesses are a result of employees neglecting protocols or negligent property owners. In the event you are the victim of a slip-and-fall accident, you have the right to hold that negligent party accountable for what could have been a preventable hazard.

Let’s take a look at where slip-and-fall accidents happen, why they happen, and the individuals who are most susceptible to falling.



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