Sep 20, 2020
Slip and fall accidents are not uncommon, and although they don’t sound especially risky, they are often exceptionally dangerous. In fact, slip and falls often lead to exceedingly painful and slow-to-heal hip fractures that, when they fail to heal properly, can result in chronic pain and even permanent disability. If someone else’s negligence causes you to fracture a hip in a slip and fall accident, you need an experienced Chicago-area personal injury attorney on your side.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shares exactly how common, dangerous, and costly hip fractures caused by slip and fall accidents are, including all of the following statistics:
The Mayo Clinic advises that hip fractures are serious injuries that can lead to potentially deadly complications. Further, these fractures nearly universally require surgery – or even hip replacement – which must be followed up by intensive physical therapy. The following symptoms are closely related to hip fractures:
Often, the intense pain associated with hip fractures immediately alerts the sufferer to the serious nature of the injury.
The serious nature of hip fractures helps to ensure that the associated damages are extremely costly, including all of the following expenses:
If someone else’s poorly maintained property causes you to suffer a hip fracture, Thomas A. Morrissey atThe Law Offices of Thomas A. Morrissey – proudly serving the Chicago area – is here to help. Mr. Morrissey is a skilled personal injury lawyer who dedicates his impressive work to helping clients like you obtain compensation that directly addresses their complete damages. We’re on your side, so please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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