Slip-and-fall accidents occur in many environments and for various reasons. For example, some people may fall down while they are at work, and others may be hurt after slipping on the sidewalk. Sometimes, victims of these accidents are fortunate to walk away with minor injuries or even completely unharmed. In other instances, however, people sustain devastating injuries that permanently change their lives in many ways. For example, many people have sustained serious brain trauma after falling down because of a slippery surface or some other hazard that caused them to fall.
When someone falls down on a slick surface, they may hit their head. This can cause them to sustain a concussion and lose consciousness, which can be very alarming for those around them (such as family members who are in a state of panic after their loved one falls down). Sometimes, people are able to recover from such falls and their lives return to normal. However, some people may never be able to enjoy the same quality of life they had prior to the fall because of brain damage. For these victims, working may be impossible, as well as taking care of various tasks.
When someone sustains severe brain trauma, the impact on their family can also be significant. If your loved one suffered massive brain damage after falling down because of the negligence of a business owner or some other party, you may need to consider legal action to help with the different challenges you are facing. Our law office knows that the victims of these falls suffer in many ways and they deserve justice.