Countless people are needlessly harmed every year by ceilings that fall on them. A ceiling collapse accident can have lasting physical and psychological effects. Trauma to joints and ligaments can result in arthritis and degenerative joint disease. No one ever expects a ceiling to collapse on them. Other than a few rare situations, a ceiling collapse will almost always occur due to someone’s negligence. Negligence on the parts of landlords, store owners, businesses, and their contractors, unnecessarily exposes people to needless harm – it creates an unsafe environment that puts the lives of all tenants and their guests or workers at risk. Recovering from these life-altering injuries can be both painful, costly and can take a huge toll on a victim and his or her family. Ceiling collapses can cause the following injuries:

  • Death

  • Paralysis

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Fractured bones , Injuries to muscles, nerves, joints, tendons and ligament