The Most Common Connecticut Slip and Fall Injuries

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by | Posted In: Slip and Fall
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Steps to take when you've had a slip and fall accidentIf you or a loved one were injured in a slip and fall accident, here are the most common types of injuries that are sustained:

  1. Hip and/or pelvic injuries. Broken hips and pelvis bones are most often seen in elderly patients, however individuals of any age can be affected. A serious slip and fall accident could require the need for a hip replacement surgery or a prolonged nursing home stay.
  2. Head injuries. A head striking the ground, curb, shelf, or other structure can cause lifelong impairments and injuries. Concussions are now classified as traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
  3. Neck, back and spine injuries. A slip and fall accident, even trying to CATCH yourself from falling, can cause extremely painful and difficult to treat injuries. Slipped, bulging or herniated disks can cause chronic pain and even lead to surgery or make a return to work impossible.
  4. Torn tendons and/or ligaments. Injuries to the tendons and ligaments are very painful and can require months of physical therapy. Even then sometimes patients never fully return to 100% mobility and usability.

An experienced and knowledgeable attorney can help you navigate this claim process. Call the attorneys at McEnery Price Messey & Sullivan to begin an immediate investigation into your injury.

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