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- Slip And Fall Accidents
Premises liability is the legal concept that allows an individual to file a claim against a property owner for injuries they sustain as a result of the property ownerís negligence. Establishing liability in a slip and fall accident case can be challenging, as the burden of proof falls upon the injured party.
- Liability for Dog Bites in California
With over 4.5 million dog bites a year and 800,000 medical visits annually in the United States, the potential for liability is particularly worrisome to dog owners, especially with certain breeds. It is also problematic for those of us that share the walking paths, parks or city sidewalks with these pets. Learn more about what to do if youíve been bitten by a dog in California.
- Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores
by DiTomaso Law
A slip and fall accident can turn an enjoyable day of shopping into a nightmare. Every year, more than one million Americans visit the emergency room with injuries they sustained in a slip and fall accident. Many of these types of accidents happen in retail stores. Store flooring is often made of laminate materials or wood, which can become very slippery when wet.
- Expert Witness Explains Hotel Liability for Negligence of Franchisee
Hotel owners and franchisees have a relationship that benefits the brand behind the hotel. However, when the franchisee engages in activity that may lead to litigation, the hotel could be liable for these actions and an expert witness may be needed for the court case.
- Uber Accidents: Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?
Ridesharing is a growing trend. The popularity of ridesharing networks like Uber has skyrocketed in recent years. In fact, Uberís services are now available in 50 countries, with 8.1 million Uber users and more than 50,000 new drivers added monthly.
- I Was Hurt on Private Property, What Are My Legal Options?
If a person is injured on the private property that belongs to another, he or she may be able to sue the property owner. Find in the article some of the most likely scenarios to answer the question of who is responsible for the medical bills associated with an injury on another personís property.
- Premises Liability at Gyms
Although the gym represents health and fitness for many, in some cases, it can also be a hazard to health. Faulty equipment, slippery floors, and other dangers can result in a variety of injuries, from cuts and bruises to sprains and broken bones.
- Grounds for a Personal Injury Case
Slip and fall accidents are not uncommon. Most of the time, these types of accidents are minor and cause nothing more than a bruised ego.
- Liability for Trampoline Accidents
by DiTomaso Law
Trampolines are a great way for kids to be active and have fun during the warm months. They can also be dangerous. Trampolines on unsteady or slanted ground, poorly-constructed trampolines, those with rusted springs or compromised bouncing surfaces, and those without adequate safety nets can pose hazards to children and adults alike.
- Fault for Stair Accidents
Thousands are injured each year in slip and fall accidents, many of which occur on stairs. Premises liability laws require that the owner of a property, whether commercial, government, or private must maintain it so that people can walk safely throughout public areas.