Indianapolis Attorney for Slip & Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. These types of accidents can cause serious injuries including broken bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and even death. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 11% of accidental deaths are the result of slip and fall accidents, behind only poisonings (drug overdoses) and car accidents. In addition to pain and suffering, these types of accidents can bring extensive medical costs, financial burden, and loss of work. Attorney Charles A. Carlock helps injured workers throughout Indiana recover income losses and receive proper compensation. 

Common Slip & Fall Injuries

Surface Conditions
  • Uneven surfaces with no warning signage
  • Recently mopped or waxed floors
  • Loose floorboards, rugs, or mats
  • Potholes in parking lot
  • Spilled liquids
  • Ice not properly salted
  • Splashed grease or oil
Environmental Conditions
  • Trash or debris on floor
  • Poor lighting resulting in difficulty seeing obstacles
  • Cords on floor not properly secured or identified
  • Open desks or cabinets
  • Transitions from different types of floor surfaces
Ladders & Stairs
  • No handrails on stairs
  • Defective or damaged staircase or steps
  • Failure to secure ladder
Indiana Workers Compensation Law Protecting Injured Employees

Make sure you are protected if you experience a slip, trip, or fall accident at work. Indiana law requires employers to provide a variety of benefits to employees who are injured or killed while on the job. Payment for medical bills, lost wages, permanent physical damage, out-of-pocket expenses, and coverage for future medical and income needs are part of your workers’ compensation benefits. If you’ve had a slip and fall accident at work, Email or call attorney Charles Carlock. With over 26 years of experience representing clients injured on the job, he is here to help Indiana workers.