When you are the victim of a slip-and-fall accident, you might decide that you are going to seek compensation. As you are building your case, you have to include certain points. One of these points is who is liable for the damages of your accident.
If you regularly attend nightclubs, you've probably noticed that there's a little more uncertainty in the air. Tragedies inside nightclubs both within the United States and internationally have changed the way that people are viewing nightclub safety.
One thing that is often a part of a slip-and-fall accident case is whether there was adequate warning for the victim to know that the floor was wet. Companies often use wet floor signs to give this warning.
California residents who own swimming pools need to be extremely careful to prevent a drowning from happening. You might think that drownings only happen when you're away from the house, when someone sneaks onto your property, or when your family is outside and actually using the pool, but there are an infinite number of unexpected ways a drowning could occur.
In a previous blog post, we discussed some interesting points regarding how to tell when a dog is likely to bite. This is one of the things that everyone should know because it might be possible to take evasive action that lets you avoid the dog bite. Unfortunately, some dogs bite without warning and you might not have time to get away. When this occurs, you can seek compensation from the dog's owner.
You're bitten by a dog in Van Nuys, and the owners are shocked. They say they've never seen the dog do it before, that they had no idea it was coming. While this is a very common way for dog owners to react, how accurate is it?
The City of Los Angeles recently announced that it has set aside more than $1.4 billion to spend on sidewalks, over the course of the next 30 years. The hope is that, in doing so, it will not only make them safer, but more easily accessed by people with disabilities.
Falls can be vastly more serious than many people realize, and many Americans end up in the emergency room every year after slipping and falling. While the accident may take place in a split second and you'll have to sort out the how and why of it afterward, it's important consider the dangerous conditions that often lead to these accidents.
You were walking through a store, minding your own business, when a box suddenly tumbled down from above. It might have been unsteady because of customers trying to reach it, or maybe workers hadn't put the stock away correctly. Either way, you now have a nasty injury to your head and need medical attention. Who should be held responsible for this accident?
If you are bitten by someone's dog while out jogging through the park, are they liable for your injuries? What about while you are visiting at their home? How about if you cut across their yard without their permission as a shortcut home?