What Are the Main Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents?

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Meet Andrew S. Kryder, Esq., a personal injury lawyer and the founding partner of The Kryder Law Group, LLC, Accident and Injury Lawyers. Andy brings decades of experience representing slip and fall accident victims whose slip and fall case was due to the negligence of a property owner in Chicago or across Illinois.

As a slip and fall injury lawyer known for making complex legal issues understandable, Andy will clearly answer, “What are the main causes of slip and fall accidents?” The most common causes of these accidents include wet floors, uneven surfaces, or inadequate lighting. Slip and fall accidents commonly occur in places such as supermarkets, parking lots, restaurants, hotels, sidewalks or any other public or private property.

Andy’s law firm provides legal representation to clients with a slip and fall claim. A personal injury lawsuit may hold property owners liable for financial damages when accidents happen as a result of their negligence.

Video Transcript: The Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents in Illinois

Andy begins, “Many people ask, ‘What are the most common reasons for slip and fall and trip and fall injuries?'”

Where Slip and Fall Accidents Occur

“Well, in my experience,” Andy explains, “most of these incidents take place in retail settings.”

What Hazardous Conditions Cause Serious Injuries?

Most Common Causes of Slip and Falls in Illinois InfographicHe goes on to say, “There may be a substance left on the floor which leads to a slip and fall, or maybe a store employee hasn’t properly cleaned something up, or [the business owner] failed to post a proper warning.”

Other such accidents “can occur in cluttered walkways or uneven walking surfaces. All of these things create dangers, hazards, and lead to falls.”

How The Kryder Law Group, LLC Accident and Injury Lawyers Can Help

In summary, Andy says, “If you’ve been hurt in a fall, give us a call. We can quickly evaluate your case and determine if you’re entitled to benefits.”

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