Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can lead to injury or death in some cases. The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a checklist for employers to review their work space to see if there are any hazards that could be identified … Read more about Recognizing Hazards for Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace
What Do You Need to Prove a Slip and Fall Claim?
When someone slips and falls in a store, a public space, or someone else's property, it is not automatically cause for a slip and fall claim. Whether the injured party wants to pursue an insurance settlement, or is interested in a personal injury lawsuit, there are key questions that must be … Read more about What Do You Need to Prove a Slip and Fall Claim?
Understanding Premises Liability
If you or a loved one is injured on property (premises) owned by another party, that property owner may be liable for damages incurred in the accident or incident. Any instance in which someone suffers injury because a property owner has been negligent - whether by failing to maintain the property, … Read more about Understanding Premises Liability
Crowded Malls Can Lead to Slip and Falls
Not too long ago, there were crowds of people waiting outside of stores and malls for Black Friday sales. News stations did not fail to report the rowdiness created by these crowds. From cutting in line to pushing; short tempers, violence, and injuries have unfortunately become part of what we call … Read more about Crowded Malls Can Lead to Slip and Falls
Slip and Fall Accidents in Walmart
Walmart stores are known for their "Big Box" status - similar to Sam's Club, Costco, or Home Depot. 24 hours a day, Walmart shoppers can find almost anything, from fast food and groceries to auto parts, electronics, and even garden equipment. Not all of these big box stores are perfectly maintained, … Read more about Slip and Fall Accidents in Walmart
How Insurance Companies Place a Value on a Personal Injury Claim
To determine what a personal injury claim is worth, there are two things you must always keep in mind. First, the value of the case is only worth what the insurance company is willing to settle for. Second, the case value is only different from what the insurance company sees it as if and when it is … Read more about How Insurance Companies Place a Value on a Personal Injury Claim
Slip, Trip and Fall – Do You Have a Case?
The general perception that slip & fall accidents are really due to the negligence of the "victim" are wrong. When people hear "Slip & Fall", they tend to picture someone who may have fallen due to their own carelessness and is now trying to seek a quick payday. The property and/or … Read more about Slip, Trip and Fall – Do You Have a Case?