Here are the Top 10 causes of injury or death

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A Los Angeles-based law firm that specializes in accidents and injury, decided to look a little deeper into all of the situations their clients have been in. 

If death doesn't lurk around every corner, its cousin injury is probably there instead. 

Downtown LA Law looked at data from more than 300,000 ER visits (and co-related them to movies) to determine that any situation involving a ladder may make you consider a safer option. In other words, choose the latter over the ladder. 

Exactly 4,162 people reportedly sustained an injury from a ladder since 2019 in the US, according to the latest data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), Downtown LA Law says. The report continues to make references to the "Final Destination" horror movie franchise.

Included in the findings are accidents that cause injury and-or death that also occur in the five "Final Destination" movies.

Top 10 Common Injuries

  1. Ladder-related injury 4,162
  2. Scaling/moving fences 2,121
  3. Lifting weights 930
  4. Scolded with oil 335
  5. Lawn Mower accidents 229
  6. Escalator malfunctions/trips
  7. Shot with a nail gun 160
  8. Roller coasters accidents 14
  9. Barbecue burns 10
  10. Tanning bed burns 1

Top 10 Causes of Injury/Death

  1. Falling – 125,821 real-life injuries – 3 Final Destination deaths
  2. Cut/laceration – 56,614 real-life injuries – 4 Final Destination death
  3. Burned/incinerated/melted – 6,396 real-life injuries – 5 Final Destination death
  4. Shooting – 1,652 real-life injuries – 4 Final Destination deaths
  5. Crushing – 1,206 real-life injuries – 36 Final Destination deaths
  6. Impaled/stabbed – 710 real-life injuries – 10 Final Destination deaths
  7. Explosions – 443 real-life injuries – 398 Final Destination deaths
  8. Drowning/water-related – 189 real-life injuries – 2 Final Destination deaths
  9. Roller Coaster – 14 real-life injuries – 7 Final Destination deaths
  10. Strangulation – 3 real-life injuries – 1 Final Destination death