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Slip and Fall Accidents Attorneys

SLIP anD FALL ACCIDENTS According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 8.9 million people suffered non-fatal injuries in the United States in 2012 from slip and fall accidents. The CDC also reported that in 2012, the direct medical costs for adults ages 65 and older as a result of slip and fall accidents were around $30 billion. By 2020 that number is expected to reach $67.7 billion. One in three adults in this age group falls every year, and older adults are hospitalized for fall-related injuries five times more often than any other type of accident. Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year, representing the leading cause of hospital visits in the United States (21.3%). Slip and fall accidents account for over 1 million visits, or 12% of the total falls. Slip and fall accidents are a $36 billion problem each year in North America. Most injuries and deaths happen at home (and are caused by a slip and fall accident) head and brain injury, • loss of consciousness, • neck and spine injuries, strains & bruises, • cuts or punker wounds, • fractures or broken bones, soft tissue damage, bleeding, paralysis, • twisted or sprained knees, ankles, torn ligaments and tendons, LEIFER CALL FOR A FREE CONSULTATION 561-395-8055 LAW FIRM

Slip and Fall Accidents Attorneys

shared by leiferlaw on Jul 11
Slip and fall accidents are very common. Leifer Law Firm serve clients in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach or Fort Lauderdale.


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