Anyone, at any time and in any place, can experience slip and fall accidents. These accidents can lead to serious injuries, including bone fractures, spinal cord injuries, and even traumatic brain injuries. If you have experienced a slip and fall accident in Maryland, you require the assistance of a competent attorney to ensure that you obtain the compensation you deserve.
In this blog post, we will discuss the biggest slip and fall accidents that have occurred in Maryland and how the experienced attorneys at the Spector Law Group can help.
Ocean City Pier Collapse
In 2019, the Ocean City Pier collapsed, injuring three people. The incident happened during the demolition of the old pier and the construction of a new one. The injured people filed a lawsuit against the construction company responsible for the pier’s demolition and the city of Ocean City. A skilled slip and fall attorney can analyze the circumstances of the accident and identify the party responsible for the injuries sustained.
Wal-Mart Slip and Fall
In 2016, a Maryland woman filed a lawsuit against Walmart after slipping and falling on a wet floor in one of its stores. The woman suffered injuries to her back, neck, and shoulder and had to undergo surgeries to recover. An undisclosed amount was settled in the lawsuit, highlighting the importance of having an experienced attorney with the knowledge to negotiate settlement deals.
Slip and Falls on Ice
During Maryland’s harsh winter months, many slip-and-fall accidents occur due to icy sidewalks and parking lots. In 2014, an Anne Arundel County woman was awarded $590,000 after slipping on a patch of ice in a parking lot. A skilled attorney can help you prove that the property owner was negligent in removing the ice and snow that caused your injuries.
Marriott Conference Center Slip and Fall
In 2015, a New York woman filed a lawsuit against the Marriott Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland, after slipping and falling in the lobby and seriously injuring her hip. She alleged that Marriott did not properly maintain the floors and that the torn and tattered carpet contributed to her fall. The woman’s attorney secured a settlement of $750,000 for her injuries.
Beach Slip and Falls
Maryland has miles of lovely beaches attracting millions of tourists throughout the year. Slip and falls on sandy and wet surfaces are common, and tourists who suffer from these falls can sue the responsible party for compensation. A woman received an award of $149,000 in 2014 after slipping on wet sand at Northside Park in Ocean City..
Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries that can affect your life in many ways, including lost wages, medical bills, and emotional distress. If you have experienced a slip and fall accident, you require the assistance of a skilled attorney to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. The experienced attorneys at the Spector Law Group can help you analyze your case, identify the liable party, and negotiate the best settlement possible. Call us today for a free consultation.