This year’s Black Friday is over; and unfortunately, fatalities, injuries, and violence have been associated with this time of the year. Crowds of shoppers swarming retail stores – each one wanting to get the best Black Friday deals – can turn violent due to the aggressive and competitive atmosphere that the shopping holiday brings. As of late, there had been 12 deaths and 117 injuries that happened during Black Friday. Most common injuries at a retail store are slip and fall incidents. Retail stores can also face liability.
QUESTION: I slipped off a broken uneven step outside the local post office and was immediately paralyzed with pain from a dislocated shoulder. After I slipped, an employee went out and salted the step, looked at me, and said I should get to the hospital. I was taken to the emergency where they took X-rays, and my arm was on a sling for 3 weeks. I have my wife and another person as witnesses to this incident. What are the steps I should take so that I could claim damages.
As a parent, you get to experience the joys of parenthood. Raising a child can present a few challenges, but the rewards far outweigh the effort and sacrifice, especially when you see your child grow up to be healthy and happy. Having a child in your household can bring a lot of fun and laughter to your life as well; their endless questions, easy laugh, bright smile, and their unconditional trust and love makes all the sleepless nights and other sacrifices all worth it. Young children are also.
Owning a real estate property comes with a lot of responsibilities. Aside from having to pay for real estate taxes to the government, a property owner also needs to pay for the upkeep and maintenance of their real estate property to avoid accidents that may lead to a personal injury claims against the owner. Commercial properties like grocery stores and others that customers visit frequently should be more aware of the consequences of a poorly maintained property. It can be very advantageous to you if you own a.
Land owners, business owners, homeowners, and landlords are expected to keep their property free of physical hazards that endanger people who are allowed access because they were invited for business, commercial, or social purposes. This also includes many areas through which the public passes such as public sidewalks. In addition, land owners can be held liable for injury suffered on their property by anyone, including trespassers. Reasonable efforts should be made to correct dangerous conditions or warn others of the danger with a sign. Premises liability examples that can lead.
QUESTION: My mother got hurt on her right arm and right leg in a local hospital caused by a malfunctioning elevator. She went the same hospital for a check-up but was still being charged for her visit even though she informed them that such incident occurred within the hospital premises. She could not sleep at night and is in pain to the point wherein she even got a fever. Do I have a case? ANSWER: A hospital’s professional duty is “primarily to provide a safe environment within which diagnosis, treatment,.
QUESTION: I fell at my rental on Dec. 21, 2011 and broke a bone under my eye, had to have surgery .The owner said she wasn’t responsible, although we were all told management wouldn’t change light bulbs, etc – we all had to do our own changing light bulbs, gardening, etc. I went out to change the outside light bulb and was carrying a huge ladder. The ladder legs got caught in the landscaping around the pretty stones at my unit and I fell face first on the cement. I.
QUESTION: Yesterday a daughter of a friend got hurt at mall and now she is in surgery and might lose an arm. I think she was climbing on some sculpture. Anything we could do? ANSWER: A personal injury case based on negligence may be filed. Ordinarily, the burden of proving negligence rests on the plaintiff. However, a presumption of negligence on the part of the defendant may exist, called the doctrine of res ipsa loquitor, provided that the following requisites are present: That the accident is of a kind which.
QUESTION: I was injured at a gym under instruction due to their equipment. Should I sue? I was taking an acrobatics class and was told by the instructor to execute a flip. I landed as instructed, but the pad the instructor provided didn’t give enough cushion. I went through the pad, hit the ground, and significantly damaged the muscles in my lower lumbar. I couldn’t afford to go to the doctor at the time. The insurance company didn’t contact me for two months, they don’t seem to listen to me,.