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Agoura Hills Slip & Fall Accident Attorneys

Slip and fall accidents are incredibly common. Whether you slipped on a spill at a grocery store, fell down the stairs in an apartment building because of a broken railing or step, or tripped over uncovered cables in an office building, if you were hurt on property owned or operated by someone else, you could be entitled to compensation. Slips, trips, and falls are dangerous, leading to thousands of emergency room visits across the country every year. If you slipped and fell because of someone else’s negligence, you deserve compensation for the harm you have suffered.

The dedicated slip & fall injury attorneys at the Halpern Law Firm have been representing injured accident victims throughout Southern California for over 40 years. We work hard to ensure you and your loved ones get fully compensated for the damage you have endured, and we do not accept a dime until we recover for you.

Slip & Fall Accidents are Common and Dangerous

Although they may not appear as dangerous as car accidents or other catastrophic incidents, slips, trips, and falls can be just as harmful, and just as fatal. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI):

  • Falls account for 11% of job-related fatalities for men across the country
  • Falls account for over eight million hospital emergency room visits every year, making up the leading single cause of emergency room incidents (over 21 percent)
  • Slips and falls alone account for over a million emergency room visits each year
  • Slips and falls are the leading cause of missed workdays
  • Falls are the second leading cause of injury-related death for elderly Americans aged 65-84, and are the leading cause of injury death for Americans aged 85 and over
  • In 2005 alone, more than 15,000 people over the age of 65 died as a result of a fall

Slips and falls can be incredibly dangerous, especially for elderly individuals. If you or someone you love were harmed in a slip and fall accident, you have every right to take that incident seriously. You and your family deserve justice and compensation for the harm you have suffered. A passionate slip & fall accident lawyer at the Halpern Law Firm can help ensure you get what you are owed.

Common Slip & Fall Injuries

Slips, trips, and falls can cause all manner of traumatic injury. At the Halpern Law Firm, our slip & fall injury legal team helps accident victims who have suffered all types of injury resulting from a property owner’s negligence. Common harm suffered by slip & fall accident victims include:

  • Bone fractures
  • Muscle strains, sprains, and tears
  • Injuries to the neck, back, and spinal cord
  • Wrist, knee, shoulder, and other joint injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury, especially concussions
  • Organ damage and internal bleeding
  • Hematomas and hemorrhages
  • Hip fractures
  • Cuts, lacerations, and abrasions
  • Coma
  • Wrongful death

What Causes Slip and Fall Accidents?

Slips, trips, and falls can be caused by any number of hazards left unattended on someone’s property. Anything from a spill left uncleaned in a grocery store to a faulty staircase can lead to a slip and fall injury. The seasoned slip & fall injury lawyers at the Halpern Law Firm help victims recover after all types of slip and fall accidents, including accidents involving:

  • Wet floors
  • Uneven floors
  • Lack of proper lighting
  • Construction sites not properly roped-off
  • Loose carpets
  • Broken staircases
  • Loose railings
  • Nursing home negligence and abuse
  • Loose wires
  • Cracked pavement in parking lots
  • Wet sidewalks and entryways
  • Sudden unmarked elevation changes

Recovering Compensation After a Slip & Fall

If you were injured in a slip and fall, you could be entitled to a wide range of compensation. At the Halpern Law Firm, we fight to maximize the damages available to you, including:

  • Medical costs already incurred
  • Anticipated future medical costs for treatments, medication, prosthetics, nursing care, and physical therapy
  • Wages lost due to recovery time away from work
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Disability
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress and other psychological harms
  • Punitive damages for especially egregious conduct

Call Today for Help from a Dedicated Southern California Slip & Fall Accident Lawyer Today

If you or someone you love has been injured in a slip & fall in Southern California, the passionate and effective premises liability attorneys at the Halpern Law Firm are ready to fight for you. We work to get you the compensation you and your family deserve after a California slip & fall accident. Call us at (818) 785-5999 today. These cases are handled on a contingency basis, meaning you won’t be charged any attorney’s fees unless we win.

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