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Winter Weather Brings Slips and Fall Accidents


Slips and falls are serious accidents and can happen anytime but this time of year is the most common for these accidents. Winter precipitation can be the main cause of slips and trips with ice, snow and sleet most common during the winter. Hundreds of people are injured and visit emergency rooms to treat their injuries. Businesses, cities, municipalities and even homeowners spend large sums of money on weather preparations to ensure that their consumers are safe from the elements.

Slips and falls can cause serious injuries and serious medical expenses. Victims of slips and falls can sprain and break bones, receive lacerations and even head injuries. These injuries are not only physical but can be mentally stressful on victims as well. Always pay attention when the weather is in less than desirable conditions. Ice can be hard to spot especially when it is under snow. If you or a loved one is injured by a slip or fall, contacting a personal injury lawyer is crucial. A personal injury attorney who specializes in slips and falls can be instrumental in securing compensation for your injuries. The injuries that victims sustain may not be their fault and having a reputable attorney can help the start their road to recovery.

The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth, LLC specialize in injury cases and have been helping victims for over a century. Our attorneys are passionate about getting our clients the compensation they deserve. We offer free no-obligation consultations to discuss legal needs with potential clients. Call our St. Louis office today to schedule your appointment and get the legal representation and compensation you deserve.

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