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Slips, Trips and Falls


Typical Questions:

Were there substandard conditions or code violations related to the fall?
Did the facility meet reasonable safety standards?
Was it foreseeable that someone would fall there?
Were your client’s actions reasonable?
What could have been done that would have prevented falls like the one your client experienced?

Get the answers to these and other questions related to injuries resulting from falls.

Richard Hicks has investigated more than 200 cases and supervised investigations in over 100 other cases; He has qualified in court as an expert in slips, trips and falls.

Slips, Trips and Falls
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His slip, trip, and fall investigation experience includes:
Cases involving ramps, curb ramps, parking lots, sidewalks, stairs, landings and floors
Both indoor and outdoor falls
A variety of settings including industrial, commercial, retail, restaurants, grocery stores, and theaters
Trips over display platforms, grocery stock carts, exposed drains, mats, curbs, uneven surfaces, and curb ramps
One and two riser stairs
Safety standards for a safe walking environment applicable to any location where pedestrians might be