The last thing on most people’s minds is that they will need help from a Dallas falling object injury attorney. Unfortunately, severe injuries can occur due to falling objects. Sometimes, these incidents are work-related, but that is not always the case. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, our construction accident attorneys are here to help if you or a loved one have been injured due to a falling object. We will work to secure the compensation you deserve.
Falling object injuries can happen in many different ways and are generally going to be considered premises liability cases. Often, these incidents arise due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner or their employees. The risks posed by falling objects are real, which is why you often see signs that say, “Please ask for help reaching for items on top shelf.”
Often, though, stores stack items in an unsafe way. This can create a hazard to both employees and to those who have a right to be on the property, such as visitors to a store.
Some of the most common causes of falling objects include:
Injuries caused by falling objects vary widely and depend on several factors, such as the weight of the object, the height of the fall, the size and consistency of the object, etc. The most common falling object injuries we help clients with include:
If you or somebody you love has been injured due to a falling object that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person or company, you may need to seek legal assistance immediately. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, we will investigate the incident in order to secure any compensation you are entitled to, including: