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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.
- Slips, Trips, and Falls in Wholesale and Retail Trade Establishments
Spills on walking surfaces may cause slippery surfaces.
- 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.
- Higher Risk of Slip and Fall Accidents During Winter
It doesn't take a scientist to know that the risks of slip and fall accidents increase as the winter comes. Streets and sidewalks become covered with snow and ice, and make even the shortest trip to get the mail, a potential disaster. Read these tips to help keep yourself save during the upcoming winter weather.
- Bedrail Entrapment in Nursing Homes
Nursing home neglect can lead to bedrail entrapment, serious injury, and death to nursing home residents that are confined to a bed.
- Oregon Public School Liability for Student Injuries
Schools are supposed to be safe for our children, but it's true that children are prone to getting injured. When they do, who should be held responsible for the medical expenses? Who is liable? And how does one go about showing that a school was negligent in care of a child?
- New Port, RI Cliff Walk Decision
Last year’s Newport, Rhode Island personal injury Cliff Walk decision was a major case for Rhode Island slip and fall injury lawyers involving the Recreational Use statute.