Slip-and-fall accidents are often dismissed as being “not as serious” as vehicle crashes, but the truth is that many people are injured and die in falls each year. In fact, while about 1.35 million people die in car crashes each year worldwide, about half that number, or 684,000, die in falls each year. This makes falls one of the leading causes of accidental death worldwide.
Every day, nearly 2,000 people in the United States visit emergency rooms for injuries related to a slip-and-fall accident. If you have ever been tempted to think about slip-and-fall accidents as simply minor mishaps, think again! The facts about slip-and-fall tell a different story. Slip and Fall Accident Facts The workplace is one of the … Read more