The High Cost of Slip and Fall Accidents

The cost of slips trips and falls.

In the United States slips, trips and falls account for the majority of workplace accidents. According to OSHA, they are second to motor vehicle accidents for the number of  deaths caused per annum. Workplace injuries lead to economic loss, and pain and suffering claims when it can be proven that the employer or company was negligent in that they allowed dangerous conditions to exist for prolonged periods of time.


The average cost to defend against a slip and fall is $50,000 and the average jury award is $100,000.

The Average Cost of Slip and Fall Accidents



















Accidents involving slips, trips and falls send 9 million people to the hospital each year and are a leading cause of workers’ compensation claims, costing an average of $20,000 per accident. Did you know that 95 million workdays per year are lost due to slip-and-fall injuries? Here are a few facts about slip, trip and fall injuries: Wet walking surfaces is the cause for slips and falls 55 percent of the time. The average time off work due to a fall accident is 38 …






The Cost of Slips Trips and Falls By Marcus Granstedt

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