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Trip & Falls on Curb Stops in Parking Lots

New Jersey Premises Liability Lawyer

One common cause of trip and falls is a curb stop (also referred to as wheel stops, tire stops, parking bumpers, and parking stops in parking lots). These are simply long blocks of concrete or other solid material about the length of a curb designed to stop the motion of a vehicle. Unfortunately, these objects can often be directly in the way of pedestrian foot traffic and can be easily missed—leading to serious accidents and serious resulting injuries.

Accidents involving tripping are overwhelmingly caused by a sudden change in the level of the ground—making the sudden presence of a curb stop a serious hazard to someone who is not expecting it.

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Trip & Falls on Curb Stops in Parking Lots

New Jersey Premises Liability Lawyer

One common cause of trip and falls is a curb stop (also referred to as wheel stops, tire stops, parking bumpers, and parking stops in parking lots). These are simply long blocks of concrete or other solid material about the length of a curb designed to stop the motion of a vehicle. Unfortunately, these objects can often be directly in the way of pedestrian foot traffic and can be easily missed—leading to serious accidents and serious resulting injuries.

Accidents involving tripping are overwhelmingly caused by a sudden change in the level of the ground—making the sudden presence of a curb stop a serious hazard to someone who is not expecting it.

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      Associate Kelley Lavery recently secured a nearly $1 million settlement for a client who fell and fractured both ankles at a parking garage in Jersey City, NJ.

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      Kathleen represented a man who was injured after he tripped and fell due to a pothole located in the parking lot of an East Brunswick service area rest stop.

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      Partner Brett Greiner recently recovered a $1.754 million personal injury verdict for a client who developed complex regional pain syndrome after a fire extinguisher fell on his foot.

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