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- Falls Are Usually Funny
People often make light of accidental falls, including Hollywood artists (e.g., Chevy Chase, Jerry Lewis and Dick van Dyke) who have made a living out of making people laugh about falling down.
- Harlem, Lower East Side Children More Likely To Die In Crosswalks
Children in Harlem and the Lower East Side face a disproportional pedestrian accident rate than children in other areas of Manhattan. Why is there such a large disparity and what is the solution?
- Escalator Injury Lawsuit
Many different types of claims can be made in an escalator injury lawsuit, depending on the circumstances of the escalator accident. An escalator accident lawsuit may be brought under negligence, strict liability, and failure to warn. The most common type of claim in cases in which a body part got caught in an escalator is for negligence.
- Premises Liability & Sexual Assault
Rape and sexual assault survivors may pursue civil remedies. There are a wide range of tort causes of action and can seek redress. Sexual assaults often happen in casinos, hotels, motels and apartments. only 3% of all sexual assault civil claims proceed to a lower court judgment and a full 97% of all cases settle before trial.
- Increased Risk of Falls Due to Snow and Ice
Business owners have a duty to inspect their premises for slip and fall hazards and fix any hazards they find or provide proper warning. In general, homeowners and others who possess property are liable for the slips and falls of their guests.
- Why Slip and Fall Cases Often Settle
Retail giant Target has settled a slip and fall claim that was filed in 2012 and based on an injury sustained in 2010. The injury was allegedly caused by a soda spill in the aisle of one of Target’s stores. The claim also named several “John Does” who may have been to blame in creating the hazard.
- Alabama Premises Liability Claims: Claims Not Requiring Prima Facie Proof of Notice
This article discusses Alabama premises liability law, and explains that Alabama distinguishes between various premises liability cases. Specifically, this article discusses how plaintiffs bringing claims alleging a defective premises or a hazardous premises created by an employee are not required to make a prima facie showing of a premises owner's knowledge of the defect.
- Premises Liability Law and Personal Injuries
There are several dynamic elements to pay attention to when it comes to personal injury law. Lawsuits involving injuries require the attorney to pay close attention to the location of where the injuries occurred. Whoever the owner is of the premises where an individual sustains a personal injury is liable for any financial damages associated with that injury.
- Types of Accident Injury Claims that Should be Handled by a Personal Injury Attorney
A personal injury attorney may not be required for all accident injury claims. Complex cases or those involving serious injury generally should be handled by a lawyer.
- Dog Bite Laws In Texas: Why Pit Bulls Should Be Banned or Restrained
Tens of thousands of people are injured every year from dog bites and attacks, and dozens more are killed each year. As one of the world's leading developed countries, it is both irresponsible and non-progressive to ignore this problem. Other countries around the world have adopted much stricter breed-specific laws and restraint requirements. Unlike the U.S., 12 countries have recognized the dangerous nature of pit bulls and made legislation protecting people from them.