Slip and Fall Attorney
Slip and fall lawsuits can be very difficult to prove.
If you are in need of a slip and fall attorney, the law professionals at Grizzly Law are here to help. Our experienced slip and fall attorneys will ensure you receive fair compensation under the law.
Falls account for over 8 million hospital emergency room visits, representing the leading cause of visits (21.3%). Slip and falls account for over 1 million visits or 12% of total falls.National Floor Safety Institute
Montana Slip and Fall Statistics
34% for 45+
Falls are common among Montanans, with 34% of adults 45 years and older reporting a fall within the last year.
58% vs. 42%
Though victims of a fall in the last year were equally likely to be a man or a woman, women were significantly more likely to report sustaining an injury from a fall than men (58% vs. 42%, respectively).
MT > US
Falls are especially dangerous among older populations, and the rate of fall-related deaths among Montanans aged 65+ is significantly higher than that for the US.
1 in 3
Among those who did experience a fall, one in three reported suffering an injury due to the fall.
Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for adults aged 65+. Falls are reported as the top cause of death in this age group (65+) in the Montana Trauma Registry.
2x More Likely
Falling once doubles your chances of falling again, potentially exacerbating your previous injuries or leading to new ones.
Sometimes it’s just not your fault!
Due to the seriousness of all these statistics, you should seek the guidance of a slip and fall lawyer if you find yourself in a situation where you slipped, tripped, or fell due to a condition that is out of your hands.
Following are some examples of which we may be able to help you with:
- Slippery floors due to water, oil, or rolling objects.
- Tripping hazards such as rugs, mats, thresholds, concrete joints, or objects.
- Unsafe conditions due to a missing handrail, overly steep slopes, or uneven steps.