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Slip-And-Fall Accidents Archives

Injuries incurred during holiday shopping

As you finish your holiday shopping in Connecticut, you usually do not expect to incur an injury. You may sometimes be wounded in a store, though, if you slip and fall. We at Loughlin and Fitzgerald, Attorneys at Law, understand it is important for you to know what to do if this happens.

Tips to avoid becoming a fall statistic this winter

When winter sets in and snow and ice become a daily reality for Connecticut residents, you probably fall into one of two categories – you either love the winter wonderland, or you are annoyed by the inconvenience of dealing with the wet, slippery cold. Whether you enjoy or cannot stand winter, you are as likely as anyone this season to slip and fall in the ice or snow. At Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C., we want to help you avoid an injury that could land you in the emergency room.

How do you identify a brain injury after a slip-and-fall?

When you experience a slip-and-fall accident in Connecticut, you may sometimes have serious injuries. A previous blog discussed the different kinds of wounds you might incur. This week's blog will focus on traumatic brain injuries.

How can restaurants prevent slip-and-fall accidents?

Slip-and-fall accidents can occur in many public places, and while you work hard to ensure that your Connecticut restaurant is safe, accidents can still happen. These incidents can easily be prevented, though, and it is important for you and your wait staff to understand how to keep customers from slipping.

Preventing slips and falls at an open house

When Connecticut residents host an open house, they may think more about their home’s appearance than its safety. However, people may slip or fall in a house if they are not aware of potential hazards. It is usually up to homeowners to ensure that their house is as safe as possible for guests.

How do you remove tripping hazards at work?

You might think that one of the most embarrassing things which can happen at work is falling down in front of your coworkers. In some situations, however, slips can be dangerous. Although they may seem common enough, these incidents account for 25 percent of the injuries which are reported each year.