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My grandmother slipped on a wet or soapy floor at a nursing home. Another nursing home resident told her she had a “slip and fall” case and should file a lawsuit. What does that mean?

Published February 12, 2018 by Bruce Millar

Nursing home slip and falls usually are caused by a foreign substance on a floor, in an aisle or on a stairway, walkway, driveway or sidewalk. Slippery substances include water, soap, oil, snow, ice, food or beverage. Other causes include tools being left on the ground, loose tiles or floor planks, open carpet seams and unexpected rises or dips on a paved surface. These incidents commonly occur at houses, apartment complexes, buildings, offices, nursing homes, hospitals, restaurants, bars, taverns, hotels, motels, grocery stores, super markets, shopping malls, outlet malls, retail stores, stadiums, concert venues, convention centers and parking garages. They often involve violations of local housing and building codes and are the result of the property owner or operator’s negligence.

If you or a family member has been injured from a slip, trip or any type of fall, call our Georgia nursing home slip and fall lawyers today at The Millar Law Firm at 770-400-0000 or contact us online and find out what your case is worth and for a free case evaluation.

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