Slip and fall accidents can have tragic consequences for victims and their families. An unexpected fall can cause life-changing injuries that prevent you from returning to work. Treatments can cost a veritable fortune and put your family’s financial security in jeopardy.
A slip and fall can injure any part of your body, but the most common injuries include:
- Spinal injuries;
- Head injuries;
- Hip fractures;
- Breaks, tears and sprains;
- And dislocations.
Our legal team will interview witnesses, gather evidence, evaluate doctors’ records and the police report, and help you pursue the maximum settlement. Call 512-518-4104 today to schedule a consultation with a personal-injury lawyer.
In the meantime, read on to learn about five common injuries associated with slip and fall accidents:
- Spinal Injuries
Herniated discs are also common in slip and fall accidents. This happens when a spinal disc bulges or breaks open. As WebMD explains, the symptoms of a herniated disc include:
- Pain that travels down the leg to the foot;
- Numbness or tingling in one leg;
- Leg muscle weakness;
- Muscle spasms;
- And deep muscle pain.
- Head Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries range from mild concussions to contusions and life-threatening diffuse axonals. Even a minor TBI can be expensive to treat and may require months of rehabilitation.
- Hip Fractures
- Breaks, Tears and Sprains
If you were injured in a slip and fall accident in Texas, contact the Luke Dow Law Firm. As your Austin personal-injury lawyer, Luke Dow will fight for the highest possible settlement on your behalf. Call 512-518-4104 today to schedule a consultation.