If you are among the millions of seniors currently living in California, it is important that you recognize how your age factors into your odds of falling down and suffering an injury as a result. At the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, we understand the risk factors many older people face that make them more likely to slip or fall, and we have helped many Californians who suffered an injury because of a property owner’s negligence seek appropriate recourse.
Most injuries in California happen in the home, but have you ever stopped to consider the root cause behind this fact? You might be surprised to know that the answer is associated with one of our core values here at the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson: Nuturing a safe and lawful community. We feel proud of the fact that, by holding business and property owners accountable for their negligent practices, we have a hand in creating safer public spaces.
In the aftermath of any accident, injured victims can feel scared, lost and confused about what they should do. Rather than give up hope in these situations, understand that there are experienced attorneys who can help.
One minute, you were calmly pushing your cart through the aisles, considering what you needed to buy. The next moment, thanks to a wet spot on the floor, you're staring at the ceiling, seeing stars and in serious pain. You've just experienced a retail slip-and-fall accident, which can have long-term effects on your health, finances and quality of life. Slip-and-fall injuries are common. In fact, they account for over one million emergency room visits each year.