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- 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.
- When Is a Restaurant Liable for Injuries or Illnesses?
Every day restaurant customers and employees are injured in restaurant accidents. Injuries happen in restaurants for a number of reasons, including hazards such as food or drink spills, poor lighting, lack of or broken railings on stairways, failure to maintain the premises, burns by hot food or drink, food poisoning, sharp kitchen tools and utensils.
- Cold Weather Safety Tips
In Chicago – and the rest of the Midwest – winter has arrived, bringing with it snow, ice, and cold temperatures. At Ankin Law Offices, LLC, our Chicago accident and injury lawyers are dedicated to promoting safety – especially during winter months when conditions are more hazardous.
- Deadliest Jobs: 3 of America’s 10 Deadliest Jobs are Construction-Related
Three of the ten deadliest jobs in America are construction-related. Roofers are no. 4 on the list, followed by structural iron and steel workers at no. 5 and construction laborers at no. 10.
- What Should You Do if You Slip and Fall in an Icy Public Parking Lot?
Know what steps to take should you suffer from a slip and fall injury in a public parking lot.