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Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and Fall Accidents ca happen almost anywhere. However, most falls are the result of negligence on the part of the commercial establishment. I witnessed this recently at a large Big Box retailer. One of the retailer's employees was mopping around the exit. However, the entire exit was wet and a patron to this retail establishment could not exit without passing through the wet exit area.

Even more of a problem was the fact that the employee mopping had stopped and was talking to one of the employees working the cash register. There were no "Wet Floor" signs or any other indications that the exit was wet.

Patrons were leaving this retail store with bags in hand and totally oblivious to the fact that the wet floor could cause them to loose their balance and fall. Sure enough an older woman fell on her way out of the store. She fell hard and it took her several minutes and several employees to pick her up from the floor. She was injured and her family was extremely upset.

I overheard the Manager tell the employee that she shouldn't have been mopping this area and she should have had the appropriate warnings in place for the customers. I dont know how hurt the woman is or isn't, but slip and fall injuries can be quite devastating and serious especially to older people that are more susceptible to broken bones and fractures.

If you or a loved one has suffered serious personal injuries like Broken Bones or Fractures due to a slip and fall you will need the assistance of our San Bernardino Slip and Fall Attorney. Call today for a FREE Slip and fall consultation.