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Hotel Accidents and Premises Liability

As a hotel guest, you expect the premises to be safe. After all, you are paying top dollar for a room at area hotels. This is not just a customer service expectation. It is a legal obligation of the hotel owner. The most common accident in a hotel is a slip and fall. The hotel’s legal obligation is to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition. This extends both to your room and the common areas. They are subjectRead More …

How to Prevent Fall Hazards in Your Workplace

Falls are hazardous events. In fact, fall accidents are responsible for many injury-related deaths every year. These accidents can occur in your home or in your workplace. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Organization, construction workers are at an especially high risk of experiencing a fall accident. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent fall hazards in your workplace while focusing on fall safety. Prevent Falls by Assessing Job-Site Hazards There are a number of steps youRead More …

Is Your Landlord Responsible for Common Outdoor Areas?

Is Your Landlord Responsible

Is Your Landlord Responsible? One of the advantages of renting a property over buying or owning one is that the property owner is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of your home or office. If there are outdoor areas that are used by multiple units, such as a garden, a backyard, a swimming pool, or simply a stairwell or walkway, it is the landlord’s responsibility to keep those areas in good repair and free of debris or obstacles. If the propertyRead More …

Spinal Cord Injuries Can Result in a Lifetime of Damage

Spinal Cord Injuries

You may require significant medical care for the rest of your life if you sustain a spinal cord injury. These injuries are often caused by accidents. Any injury that results in damage to your spinal cord or spinal nerves can leave you in need of immediate medical treatment. These injuries can result in paralysis, pain, numbness, and other symptoms. Medical science has made major strides in treating spinal cord injuries in recent years. However, you should still prepare for long-termRead More …

What Causes Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores?

Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores

Grocery stores are common sites for Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores accidents. While the cartoon banana peel comes quickly to mind, there are a number of other causes of these embarrassing and potentially painful accidents. Common Grocery Store Hazards As soon as you get out of your car, you could slip and fall on snow or ice that has not been properly removed or sanded. There also could be soapy water from a recent clean-up or a spill thatRead More …

Pedestrian Accidents Can End in Catastrophic Injuries

In the contest between a pedestrian and a car, there is no question as to who is going to end up injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents each year. In those pedestrian accidents that are not fatal, many results in extremely serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations. What is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic Brain Injury – or TBI – is a seriousRead More …

School Bus Accidents Can Leave Children Severely Injured

Children getting a school bus

The big yellow bus is an iconic symbol of transporting children to and from school. Fortunately, riding a school bus is relatively safe for children. According to NHTSA statistics, of the approximately 300 school-age children who die in school transportation-related accidents each year, only about one-sixth of them are passengers at the time. The remaining children are passengers in other cars, pedestrians, or bystander/cyclists. Unfortunately, children involved in school bus accidents – whether on the bus or not – oftenRead More …

5 Common Construction Site Injuries for Passerby

A picture of ongoing construction of a tall office building

Construction worksites are not just a danger for those who work on them. The dislocation and disruption caused by these sites also jeopardize the safety of passerby and other people in the area. Here are some common things that can Construction Site Injuries passerby near a construction site: Falling Debris When workers are on the upper floors of a construction site, they may not be able to control all the debris. This could include various types of building material. WhenRead More …

Should You Settle Your Slip and Fall Case On Your Own

a warning sign depicting a slippery floor

Many people think that handling their own accident settlement negotiation is a way to get more money for themselves after your injury in a slip-and-fall. This is not always the case. In fact, not having a lawyer might not increase your own proceeds, but it could jeopardize your settlement entirely. So you Should Settle Your Slip and Fall Case with a lawyer. Allow us to explain.  Attorneys Can Help When it Is Time to Determine Liability This question is phrasedRead More …

How to Win a Negligent Security Case

A security guard riding down an escalator

When you are a visitor on someone else’s property. You have the legal right to expect that they will provide you with adequate security for your own protection. When you are the victim of a criminal act on someone else’s property. You can file a lawsuit for negligent security. Our law firm can help you in an inadequate security case if you have been injured in an assault. A negligent security case could pay you compensation. If you were theRead More …