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- A California Tenant’s Guide to Seeking Compensation Against Landlords After a Slip and Fall Injury
Living as a tenant in a apartment or house in California requires payment of monthly rent to your landlord. Clearly, it is your obligation to pay rent in exchange for living at a property that is owned by another.
- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury May Cause Cognitive Problems
Traumatic brain injury occurs when a sudden trauma results in brain damage. Unlike brain-related problems dating all the way back to birth, traumatic brain injury is a form of acquired brain injury.
- Knowing the Basic Elements of a Slip and Fall Claim
Slip and falls are one of the leading causes of accidental injuries in the United States. In fact, these unfortunate instances account for nearly 9 million emergency room visits annually. While young and old people get involved in such mishaps, the elderly are considered high risk with one-third of those who are age 65 or older suffering falls every year.
- Slip and Fall Accidents More Common Than We Thought?
If you presumed that only the elderly are prone to slip and fall incidents, think again. Many people just older than 24 are affected by slip and falls every day, with numbers going into the millions annually.
- 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.
- 5 Myths About Personal Injury Lawsuits
There is a lot of misinformation floating around on the web about certain aspects of personal injury cases. Here we will reflect upon those myths and help clear them up.
- 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.