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Slip and Fall Accident Results in $750,000 Settlement

In 2005 a man slipped and fell on commercial property in the Bronx due to a slushy, icy sidewalk. The lawsuit claimed the property owners were negligent in removing the snow and ice causing the man to slip and fall, breaking vertebrae in his back and injuring his shoulder, all resulting in him being unable to work. The case has finally been settled after a two-week trial, with the man receiving a $750,000 settlement.

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most difficult cases to resolve fairly. There are many details to prove, such as negligence and that the slip and fall could have been prevented. Accidents such as these can leave people seriously injured for years, unable to work or deal with normal day-to-day activities. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident then you will want to consider meeting with a personal injury attorney to discuss your case. No one should suffer because of another person’s negligent actions, and an injury lawyer can help you hold the guilty party responsible. You have rights that should be protected and will be protected with the help of an injury attorney. If you're interested in meeting with an attorney, click here to  find a personal injury lawyer today to begin discussing your case.