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- Recent Case Gives New Hope to Victims of New York Lead Poisoning
A recent court decision based on the case Hamilton v. Miller in the New York Court of Appeals is giving more hope to victims in New York lead poisoning cases. Previously, victims had to provide medical reports relating to each alleged injury. The lower court's narrow requirement requiring medical reports be furbished before defense medical examinations take place is no longer honored in lead poisoning cases, although victims must still furnish medical records relating to their injuries.
- Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Drain Entrapent - Not a Typical Premises Liability Claim
Many people are simply not aware of the dangers that defective swimming pool, wading pool, spa and hot tub drains have until it is too late, especially when children are involved
- Safety Regulations for Pool Owners
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and federal regulations enacted by the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) have established safety requirements to help prevent drowning and swimming pool accidents.
- What Type of Lawyer Handles Swimming Pool Accident and Drowning Claims?
Personal injury attorneys typically handle swimming pool injury or drowning cases. However, drowning claims and swimming pool negligence claims have many unique issues that the typical injury lawyer may not have the requisite experience or expertise.
- College & School Liability for Assaults & Fights in Pennsylvania
A discussion of whether a college can be held liable when a student is assaulted. A recent Pennsylvania Superior Court decision found in favor of a student, against the college, in a physical assault case.
- 5 Little Known Facts about Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip and fall accidents are one of the quintessential personal injury claims. While many people think of the so-called 'banana peel' case when they think of a slip and fall accident, slip and fall liability – or premises liability – actually applies to a number of different situations.
- Medication May Increase Risk of Falls for Elderly Patients
While blood pressure medications may help prevent certain medical conditions, they can also put elderly persons at risk of other injuries. For instance, a new study revealed that older people who take blood pressure medications may be more susceptible to fall injuries than elderly persons who are not taking blood pressure medication.
- Common Workplace Injuries
Workplace accidents and injuries can happen in any job and in any industry. But just like there are some jobs and industries are more prone to workplace accidents, certain work-related injuries occur more often than others.
- Premises Liability Claims in California: What Do You Need to Do if You Are Injured in a Retail Store
Shopping in a store is usually enjoyable and fairly uneventful, but, what happens if you get hurt in a mall or box store like Home Depot? If you are injured due to a dangerous condition on the property such as a slippery floor or merchandise stacked wrong that falls down on you, there are things you should do immediately to protect any claims you may later assert for medical expenses, lost income and pain and suffering related to the incident.
- Slip and Falls Are the Most Common Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries are on the rise, and slip and falls among seniors now top the list as the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. According to a new study, which was published in the January 23 issue of the Journal of Neurotrauma, falls among seniors have surpassed auto accidents as the leading cause of spinal cord injuries.