A slip and fall accident is a term that is often used by a lawyer when filing for a personal injury case. An accident of this nature occurs when an individual falls on someone else’s property. The property owner can be held legally responsible for accidents incurred on their grounds. [Read more…]
According to records kept by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4.5 million people were bitten by dogs between the years 2001 to 2003. Every year about 850,000 people receive dog bites that are severe enough for them to seek medical help. A little over 350,000 of these dog bite victims had to go to the emergency room and every year a few dozen people are killed. For example, 35 people were killed in 2015 and 42 people were killed in 2014. Dog bites are the fifth most common reason why children are rushed to emergency rooms.
Most people are bitten by their own dogs or the dogs of people they know, taking place on the property of the dog’s owner, and the victims are usually adults. [Read more…]
Defective products are common in the current marketplace and many times they cause serious damage or even result in fatalities in certain instances. They have a wide product range and can be difficult to identify without help from the manufacturer when the defective product is a component of another larger product, such as an automobile. [Read more…]
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides medical and lost wages benefits to employees who are injured while at work. One receives the benefits if they surrender the right to sue the employer for any negligence. Various compensation insurance programs are available based on the company’s risk finance view. [Read more…]
Distracted driving has become a nationwide problem that is part of a bigger picture, as it pertains to safety and the use of technology. Drivers of all ages with various levels of emotional maturity, driving skill, and experience are attempting to multi-task by using technology while operating a motor vehicle. [Read more…]