Stairway Slip and Fall Accidents

Every year, thousands of people experience serious injuries due to falling down stairs. These potentially-devastating accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, but in many instances, the negligence of a property owner or manager contributes in some way to the accident.

It is the responsibility of premises owners to ensure that their stairways are well-maintained and safe for use. If you have been injured because of property owner negligence, the Des Moines slip and fall accident attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., believe that you deserve compensation for your pain. Contact our premises liability lawyers today by calling (515) 225-2600 and learn more about your rights.

Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Poorly lit staircases, slippery steps, unmaintained stairs, or missing stairs all pose serious risks to visitors of a property. Many of these are easy problems to address, but sadly, not all premises owners take good care of their properties. While some victims may only suffer minor cuts and bruises, falling down the stairs is likely to result in much more severe, if not life-threatening, injuries. The following injuries are commonly related to stairway slip and fall accidents:

  • Fractures
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Concussions
  • Contusions
  • Lacerations

In serious accidents, the sudden, severe impact of a fall may be deadly.

Contact Us

Premises liability laws allow for victims of property owner negligence to pursue compensation for their accident-related expenses. If you or your loved one was injured in a slip and fall accident, our Des Moines premises liability attorneys can investigate your accident and help you fight for compensation. Contact the law offices of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 225-2600 for more information.

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