Falling claims many lives and injures 800,000 people each year. Learn about the staircase dangers that lead to a slip and fall.
Premises Liability Claims in Erie – What Do You Need to Know?
If you are injured while on another person’s property, you could have a claim under Pennsylvania’s premises liability laws. Premises is the legal term for real estate and the improvements on the real estate. Premises liability laws cover accidents that occur on private property, such as your neighbor’s land. It also covers commercial properties and… Read more »
Slip and Fall Accidents – Three Things You Must Know
Slip and fall accidents cause more harm than bumps and bruises. Many people assume that a fall does not result in traumatic injuries. However, a fall can result in multiple broken bones and fractures, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and neck injuries. In some cases, a fall could injure internal organs or result in… Read more »
What is a Premises Liability Claim in Pennsylvania?
Erie property owners and property owners throughout Pennsylvania have a legal duty to keep their premises safe for visitors and guests. When a property owner fails in this duty of care, the owner can be held liable for damages under premises liability laws. However, before you can recover compensation for your injuries and damages, you… Read more »
Safety Tips for Avoiding Slips and Falls During the Winter
Winters in Pennsylvania can be brutal. The temperatures can cause hazardous conditions for drivers and pedestrians. While a lot of information is focused on avoiding traffic accidents during winter weather conditions, you should also focus on avoiding falls during the winter. Falls on icy or snowy surfaces can cause severe injuries, including broken bones, traumatic… Read more »
Am I Liable if Someone is Injured on My Property While Trick or Treating?
If you plan to welcome trick or treaters to your home this Halloween in Pennsylvania, you need to make sure that your property is safe for visitors. Trick or treaters have a reasonable expectation that your property is safe, especially if you leave your porch light on or otherwise signal that you are welcoming trick… Read more »
Hotel Slip and Fall Accidents This Summer
Do you plan to travel this summer for business or pleasure? If so, you need to be aware of something that occurs more often than you believe in hotels, resorts, and motels — slip and fall accidents. Hotels, motels, and resorts owe a duty of care to their guests and visitors. They must provide a… Read more »