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How Stores Can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries

Slipping and falling in a store is scary. It can also be costly, both physically and financially. Unfortunately, slips and falls at stores and elsewhere that result in serious harm and require medical treatment happen far too often. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, a non-profit organization with the mission of preven[...]

Date: February 17, 2021 / Premises Liability
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How Slip and Fall Accidents Can Leave You with Lifelong Injuries

Some slip and fall accidents cause only bumps and bruises. But in too many cases, slip and fall accidents leave people with lifelong injuries that require extensive medical treatment and other expensive care. Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, broken hips, and other injuries due to slips and falls can permanently change li[...]

Date: December 23, 2020 / Premises Liability
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Pasadena Plant Explosion Injures Numerous Workers

During the morning hours of May 19, dozens of workers at Kuraray America EVAL in Pasadena, Texas, were injured after a blown pressure safety valve caused a massive explosion and flash fire. Nearly 270 workers were on-site at the time of the blast. Most injuries from the incident were non-life threatening, and while most injure[...]

Date: July 13, 2018 / Personal Injury / Premises Liability / Workers Compensation
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Understanding the Basics of Premises Liability

Legal terms often sound more complicated than they should. The jargon used by attorneys and officials can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Let’s consider one of the most common types of injury cases - premises liability. The idea behind premises liability is that a property owner is responsible for keepi[...]

Date: June 20, 2017 / Premises Liability
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Who is Responsible for Fan Safety at Baseball Games?

Last July, a 62-year-old woman, Patricia Dowdell, went to Oriole Park at Camden Yards to watch the Baltimore Orioles host the Cleveland Indians. When Orioles’ first baseman Chris Davis took the plate, Dowdell had no way of knowing that her life was about to dramatically change for the worse. While swinging at a pitch, Davis l[...]

Date: May 8, 2017 / Premises Liability

Slippery Steps

Fall on Slippery Steps When you take a fall on slippery steps, it hurts. In some cases, you may suffer serious injury. When that happens, you may be concerned about how to pay for medical expenses. In addition, an injury from a fall down stairs can mean you miss work as you recover from your injuries and may then be concerned [...]

Date: August 3, 2016 / Accident Attorney / Premises Liability

Hot Tub Safety Tips for Children and Adults

[caption id="attachment_5657" align="alignleft" width="354"] Familiar with the dangers posed by hot tubs?[/caption] At present, the U. S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission’s statistics concerning annual hot tub injuries and deaths can be difficult to interpret since they’re commonly grouped together with swimming pool [...]

Date: July 27, 2016 / Personal Injury / Premises Liability