Two women filed slip-and-fall cases

WINFIELD – The CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, Inc. is the core of a lawsuit filed by a Kanawha County woman for alleged injuries done to a family member while being a patient in the hospital. According to a complaint filed on January 11, 20122 at the Putnam Circuit...

Colorado high court upholds $10 million award in slip-and-fall

A $10 million award to a truck driver who said she slipped and fell on ice and grease while making a delivery to a Wal-Mart in Greeley was upheld by the Colorado Supreme Court. Wal-mart had appealed the award for 41-year-old Holly Averyt of Cheyenne that was awarded...

Slip-Fall Injuries Can Ruin Your Holiday Party

Yuletide season is obviously the best time to give parties. To share jolly time with friends, you are going to hold a party. As a party host, your desire is to hold a successful celebration with all good cheers that come with the occasion. However, on the way to your...

Slips, Trips, and Falls in Construction

Whether you are at home or involved in construction, you only need to look around for the potential of slipping, tripping and falling. It seems that slips and falls are facts of life and nothing can be done about them. While it is true that slips, trips and falls...

Slips, Trips & Falls

According to the studies made on walking, the average person performs approximately 18,000 steps every day. While there are nearly 13 million slip, trip and fall injuries that happens every year. Deplorable results are: lost workdays, broken bones, bad backs, even...

Trips should be focus, rather than slips

Canadian researchers are warning all home care staff that they must be more aware of the risk of older patients who are subject to tripping and falling. They said that the most common cause is getting their feet caught on table legs or chairs. The first part of this...