Category: General

Who is Liable if You Are Hurt in a Friend’s Home?

Posted On October 26, 2013 In General

Getting injured in the home of a friend may very well be the worst possible place you could get hurt! You don’t want to ask your friend for money, but on the other hand – you may need help paying for the medical bills their negligence has caused you to experience.…

Who is Liable for Injuries While Working on Elevators?

Posted On August 16, 2013 In General

According to OSHA, the top four causes of construction worker deaths in 2011 were from falls, electrocutions, being struck by an object, and being pinned or caught in between two objects. Elevator repairers and installers are exposed to all of these hazards.…

Who is Liable for Children’s Summer Injuries?

Posted On July 19, 2013 In General

Summer is the season with the highest risk of injury among children. Kids are outside engaging in activities that they are not used to, and can be seriously hurt if proper precautions are not taken. Parents are bringing their kids to many summer parties and camps, entrusting them to other adults.…

Who is Liable for Improperly Maintained Rental Properties?

Posted On July 5, 2013 In General

When you are renting, you have rights as a tenant. Landlords have a legal obligation to maintain decent living conditions on the properties they own. Whether you rent an apartment, restaurant space, warehouse, office, or any other type of dwelling, the landlord has many responsibilities surrounding it.…

Who is Liable for Falls on Stairs?

Posted On June 28, 2013 In General

According to the National Safety Council, people have a 1 in 158 chance of dying from a fall. This is more than chances of death from a firearm assault, riding on a motorcycle or in a car. OSHA has estimated that 36 deaths and 24,882 injuries per year occur due to falls that include those on stairs on construction sites.…