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Companies should take steps to keep floors dry in precipitation

| Dec 21, 2018 | Firm News, Slip-and-fall Injuries |

While the Atlanta metro area doesn’t get a lot of snow, the past few years have shown that it is possible for our region to get some. But whether it is rain or snow that’s falling, businesses have a duty to keep their floors dry and free from hazards that might cause patrons to slip and fall. This can be something as simple as posting “Wet Floor” warning signs, putting out mats or using forced air fans to dry the floors.

One issue that people sometimes come across is that companies might get lax in this as the winter months march on. If a business gets complacent, they might not put up those signs or take steps to keep the floor dry. This could mean that patrons of the company suffer injuries in slip-and-fall incidents caused by negligence.

We know that most people don’t walk into a business with a plan of falling and suffering a serious injury. When this happens, the person will likely need swift medical care to develop a treatment plan for the injuries they suffered. This can be costly and can take a long time to heal. During this time, the person might be unable to work or function at a normal level.

The medical bills that you might run up if you are injured in this type of accident can be considerable, especially if the injuries are serious. You should not be the one who has to pay for these damages. Instead, we can help you hold the company accountable for the impacts of the incident.