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How to Know if you have suffered a knee injury and need a Houston Slip and Fall Lawyer

Slip and fall injuries take victims by surprise. Often times the person is shopping at a grocery store or working on the job. The injuries happen from the storeowner or property owner's failure to pick-up the liquid on the floor.

Are you an individual that was shopping at a store when unsuspectingly, you slipped and fell? Slip and fall incidents often result in neck, back, head and knee injuries. The head injury may be serious enough to be a brain injury. Is the pain in your knee an actual knee injury? First, you should a call an experienced doctor to evaluate you. Next, you should consider calling an experienced Houston slip and fall lawyer.

How do you know if your knee injury is serious? A doctor will be able to examine your knee and diagnose your injury, if you have one. Here are five symptoms which should lead you to contact a doctor for an evaluation, diagnosis, and possible treatment plan include:

    1) Pain; 2) Swelling, warmth and/or redness; 3) Difficulty walking; 4) Trouble straightening your leg at the knee and 5) Trouble bearing weight on the leg with the injured knee. 

If there are other parts of your body that hurt as well, please discuss the issues with your doctor. A doctor may be able to recommend treatment for your specific injury which can include rest, surgery, and physical therapy.

How do you know if you should call a Houston, Texas personal injury lawyer? If your knee injury is causing you pain or keeping out of work, you may want to contact a lawyer. If your knee injury is interfering with your normal daily living activities, you may want to call a Texas lawyer with experience in this type of personal injury to learn more.

         - Article by Richard Weaver, a Texas lawyer based out of Houston.

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