Premises Liability

How to protect yourself from a dangerous slip and fall accident

Many of us will hit the road this summer for family vacation fun, visiting area hotels and restaurants along the way. Unfortunately, these destinations are ripe for slip and fall accidents. According to the National Safety Council, approximately 25,000 people a day are victims of slip and fall accidents, accounting for over 8 million hospital…

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Slip and fall accidents can bring your holiday fun to a halt

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, many of us will be rushing around on streets and sidewalks covered with snow and ice. This makes the risk of slip and fall accidents even greater. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists unintentional falls as the top cause…

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Top 5 things you need to do after a slip and fall accident

Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency room each year and costing nearly $60 billion in economic losses. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and falls are the leading cause of hospital visits, and…

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Summertime Pool Safety Can Reduce Serious Injuries

Summer’s here, which means outdoor fun in the sun. And as temperatures rise, many of us will be cooling off at our favorite swimming pools. While a visit to a public watering hole or a friend’s backyard pool might seem like the perfect way to spend those long, warm summer days, lack of supervision is…

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Backyard Safety for the Summer

When the weather warms up, the back yard can either become a haven where you spend time with your family enjoying the outdoors, or it can become a health hazard, lying in wait to injure your children and pets. You are the deciding factor. Take steps to keep your back yard safe this summer.

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Six-Year Old Girl Dies from Pool Injuries

Six-year old Abigail Taylor died last week from injuries she sustained in June 2007 when she sat on a wading pool drain at the Minneapolis Golf Club. The powerful suction caused a tear in her rectum and she was disemboweled. They later found Abigail’s intestine in the pool’s filter. Abigail’s family and attorney maintain she…

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