Category: Falls

Clear Your Sidewalks, Avoid Winter Slip and Fall Accidents

It’s the new year, and January is well underway – which means it’s the perfect time to think about snow and ice on the sidewalks of your property, both residential and commercial.  It’s no surprise that slip and fall accidents occur most frequently in winter months, so be diligent in checking and clearing sidewalks and… Read more »

Abeyta Nelson Helps Client Noelle Pratte Recover from Serious Fall

Abeyta Nelson Injury Law client Noelle Pratte suffered a brain injury and required months of therapy after she fell from a deck without a safety rail.  Having previously sought legal help without results, Noelle finally found Abeyta Nelson, who listened to her, took her case, and fought for her rights. Noelle was very impressed by… Read more »

Winter? Inevitable. Slip and Fall Accidents? Preventable.

Those frigid temperatures outside mean that winter has officially arrived to Central Washington. And with winter weather, snow and ice, comes greater responsibility for businesses and greater risk for pedestrians. For Businesses: Slip and fall injuries are one of the most common types of personal injury claim. When a customer falls on someone else’s property,… Read more »

‘Risky Case’ Resolved for Victim of Fall

It was a dark October night when Brooke Creswell, former conductor of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra tripped in an unlit parking lot in front of an Ellensburg Nursing home. Unable to brace his fall, Brooke sustained multiple broken bones in his face. Following surgery at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and 6 weeks of recovery,… Read more »