Who’s Responsible after a Fall?

By |2017-03-17T07:13:01-07:00March 17th, 2017|Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip And Fall|

Over 8 million victims a year visit hospital emergency rooms after a serious fall, making these incidents the most common reason for such trips. Similarly, workplace falls cause more days of missed work than any other type of job injury. Many falls occur at home, but many other happen at shopping malls, office buildings, parking [...]

Understanding Premises Liability Cases

By |2017-03-14T10:30:48-07:00January 20th, 2017|Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

In a previous post, we examined the legal aspects of dog bite claims. But animal attacks are only one rather small component of premises liability law, an area that also includes slip-and-fall injuries, swimming pool drownings, theme park injuries, and even some third-party criminal claims. Duty in Premises Liability Matters Negligence law basically divides vehicle [...]

Swimming Pool Drowning In North Florida

By |2016-10-04T10:47:26-07:00October 7th, 2016|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

A 10-year-old girl drowned after she apparently fell into a hotel swimming pool in Jacksonville. According to witnesses and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the girl and three caregivers, who were described as “young family members,” visited the pool at the Hilton Garden Inn. After the girl fell in, two children tried to revive her while [...]

Things To Know While Swimming This Summer

By |2016-07-19T11:28:32-07:00June 22nd, 2016|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Eight out of ten public swimming pools in the Sunshine State are at risk for immediate closure due to public health violations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Safety equipment violations, disinfectant concentration violations, and pool chemical safety violations were the top three categories; there was more than one infraction at 80 [...]