24% of Older Adults Report Falling With Injuries

Friday, February 17th, 2017 by | Posted In: Slip and Fall

ct slip and fall attorneyConnecticut slip and fall injuries are common, especially among older adults. In fact 28.7% of adults over the age of 65 reported falling in 2014. Of those 29 million falls, 7 million, or 24%, resulted in injuries. For older adults, a slip and fall injury could have long lasting effects including broken bones, soft tissue injuries that result in reduced range of motion, and traumatic brain injuries.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study also found the following statistics:

If you or your loved one had a recent Connecticut slip and fall injury that resulted in a permanent injury or disability, call our office. Our team of experienced medical and legal professionals will begin an immediate investigation into your case.

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