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How Often Do Slip and Fall Accidents Go to Trial?

Published on Aug 20, 2020 at 3:43 pm in Premises Liability.

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Even though we may see falls as minor, they can cause serious injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in five falls causes a serious injury, like a broken bone or a brain injury. When your fall was caused by someone else’s negligence, like a wet floor without a warning sign, then your resulting injury was their fault. You shouldn’t have to bear the financial burden of your injuries alone.

Tips for Filing a Personal Injury Claim Against a Business

Published on Jan 30, 2020 at 1:07 pm in Premises Liability.

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When you go to a business to shop their inventory or just mill around, they become liable for your safety because you are on their premises. Though they are not liable for absolutely any injury you might suffer on their property since they cannot prevent every type of injury, there is an expected duty of care that they must provide for you.

Who’s Responsible if a Child is Seriously Injured at a School?

Published on Aug 7, 2019 at 2:02 pm in Premises Liability.

Your child spends most of their day at school during the school year, and not in your care. You expect the school to keep your child safe, just as you would. But some teachers or administrators may act negligently when it comes to supervision, protection, or maintenance, even though they are supposed to be acting in place of parents, or “in loco parentis.” Certain cases of negligence fall under premises liability, and you may be able to sue a negligent party if they did not uphold the standards expected of them and the institution.

Who’s Liable When Someone Is Seriously Injured on a Trampoline?

Published on Jul 31, 2019 at 1:58 pm in Premises Liability.

Trampolines are a fun and different way to be active. Adults may see it as a form of exercise and kids typically can’t wait to get on one and start jumping until they tire themselves out. While trampolines may seem like an enjoyable way to pass the time, there are considerable concerns when it comes to the types of injuries a trampoline can cause. It’s even more confusing when you’re wondering who is liable for the injury.

When is a Falling Accident Grounds for a Slip and Fall Claim?

Published on Jul 24, 2019 at 11:17 am in Premises Liability.

Over one million people visit the emergency room for slip and fall injuries every year. Plenty of environmental factors can lead to a falling accident. But some of those hazards could be avoided if a property owner was regularly checking and updating their property, whether it be residential, commercial, or government. Your falling accident could have been caused by a negligent property owner, which would fall under premises liability. But how do you know when you might have a potential claim? Here’s what you need to know about when you might have an eligible slip and fall claim:

What Happens When You Fall Due to a Spill at a Hotel

Published on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:00 am in Premises Liability.

Staying at a hotel should be an enjoyable experience. You expect the management to keep the place clean and safe. If there is a spill, staff members should clean it up as soon as possible, and if they can’t, then place a sign to warn possible hotel guests and staff that the area isn’t safe. When they don’t do these things, people can suffer from falls.

In the legal world, falling accidents that are caused by property or venue owners or workers who don’t prioritize the safety of visitors are referred to as “slip and fall” accidents. If you were a victim of a slip and fall accident in a hotel, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim. First, let’s go over some basic information about falling accidents in hotels:

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