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10 Facts; Statistics About Slip; Fall Accidents

by | Apr 6, 2021 | Blog, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

1. Over 1 million people go to the ER every year for a slip and fall accident

2. The average cost l is $30,000 – $40,000

3. 5% percent of slip and falls involve broken bones

4. 1/3 of adults over 65 fall each year

5. Slip and falls are a leading cause of injury for every age group

6. Falls are the most common cause of brain injury

7. Falls are the most common cause of hip fractures

8. Medical bills for slip and fall injuries top $34 billion each year

9. Slip and fall victims miss an average of 11 days of work

10. Only 2% of cases go to a jury trial

Many Slip and Fall Accidents Are Avoidable- If a business takes time to make sure they keep their property safe, slip and fall accidents are preventable.  Have you had a slip and fall accident?  Call us today!