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Can you sue after a slip and fall on an escalator or elevator?

Have you ever been on an escalator that seemed like it was moving far too fast to be safe? Or one that "stuck" at points, throwing you off balance and causing you to grip the handrail for dear life. One incident like that is enough to make you hunt down the nearest elevator instead.

Slip-and-fall basics: Know what to do if it happens

Slip-and-fall accidents are terribly common -- and they can be more devastating than most people realize. Depending on your age, your health and the type of fall you take, you can end up with anything from a torn ligament in your knee to a traumatic brain injury.

Woman's career impacted by slip and fall

A woman who shattered her ankle after slipping on ice while she traveled for work has been awarded $4.9 million in damages as a result of the incident. The case dates back to 2010, when the woman stayed at a hotel owned by Marriott International Inc. and she traveled to the Quad Cities to help a client. The woman works as a software consultant.

How a slip and fall derailed the career of a tennis player

The following story shows that slip and falls can happen to anyone, anywhere. Our source article is about Eugenie Bouchard, a former world #5 women's tennis player whose career seemed destined to continue upward. After an amazing 2014 season, her 2015 season saw her plateau slightly. But it all came crashing down towards the end of the season after a mixed doubles event at the U.S. Open.

Walmart sued after woman slips and falls in store

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Walmart after she slipped and fell in one of their stores back in June. The woman's injuries were not detailed in the source article, but what we do know is that the woman slipped on some water that was left standing in the store. It is unclear if there were warning signs around the spilled water to alert customers to the dangerous condition. That will be sorted out in the lawsuit.

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