Philadelphia Snow and Ice Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer
Wintertime slip and fall accidents occur at home and on the premises of parking lots and public buildings. During the winter, falls are most likely to occur on slippery sidewalks or ice-covered parking lots, or on floors inside shopping stores where visitors have tracked in snow and ice. Both property owners and renters who are responsible for the maintenance of the property have a duty of responsibility to preserve hazard-free premises. Many slip and fall accident cases stem from conditions that could have been preventable with the help of proper maintenance and care. If the responsible party cannot correct a hazard or condition, then the property owner or renter must give adequate warning to visitors.
Some of the largest causes of orthopedic Injuries Are slip and fall injuries from Ice and Snow. Over the past several years, the northeast section of the United States has seen some of the worst winter weather conditions. Injury claims due to slipping and falling from snow and ice accumulations are among the most prevalent. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our attorneys and staff have handled thousands of injury claims which resulted from snow and ice. If you or a loved one were injured as from the effects of slipping and falling on snow and ice accumulations, we are here to help assist you with your claim. Consultations are always free.
The Most Common Injuries Seen from Snow and Ice Related Slip and Falls Include:
- Head Injuries
- Brain injuries
- Back and Neck injuries
- Fractured arms
- Wrist fractures
- Fractured legs
- Fractured ankles
While it is clear to everyone that Snow and Ice can cause a person to fall, the responsibility of the person or persons for keeping the general public safe varies depending on the facts of your particular accident. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our attorneys and staff take note of detailed information about the circumstances of your fall. We have the requisite knowledge to determine which proofs are required in order to achieve a successful monetary award for your accident. If you or a loved one were injured in a Snow and Ice fall, call our office for a free consultation. If we decide to undertake your case, we guarantee you that, if you do not recover compensation, you will not be charged any fee.
Here are some of the ways that Snow and Ice play a role in your injury case:
- You Slip and Fall on a Sidewalk where the homeowner/store owner/property owner failed to shovel the snow, salt, or sand within 6 hours of the most recent snowfall.
- There was a snow fall and in the days that follow, the piled snow melts and then refreezes when the temperature drops below freezing.
- Something from the property itself causes ice to form, such as a gutter overflowing.
At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our lawyers and staff can identify the specific proofs needed depending on how the incident occurred. Many times, residents of Pennsylvania do not believe that they have a claim, so it is important that you call an experienced law firm for free legal advice. Slip and Falls from Snow and Ice are difficult cases to prove, and it is ideal that if you or a loved one were injured in a fall from Slipping on Snow and/or Ice, you contact an attorney as soon as possible, so that an investigation can begin immediately.
This content was written on behalf of Greg Prosmushkin.