Slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of injury for Americans, resulting in average costs of $30,000 to $40,000 for medical expenses per accident. Slip and Falls Are Common and Costly Each year, approximately eight million Americans suffer slip and fall accidents, and at least one million victims suffer injuries serious
Did You Suffer a Leg Injury in a Slip & Fall Accident?
Slip and fall accidents account for more than 10 million injuries each year with a high percentage of injuries to lower limbs like legs, knees, and ankles. Slip and Fall Injuries Every year, over one million Americans are admitted to hospital emergency rooms for slip and fall injuries. That equates to medical
Injured In a Slip or Fall? Here’s What To Do
Most slip and fall injury claims are based on negligent actions of the property owner, so the injury victim must prove negligence in a Nevada Court to recover damages. Slip and Fall Injury Claims Nevada laws regarding slip and fall accidents are clearly defined. “Slip and fall” is a term used in
Could Building Code Violations Help You Win Your Slip & Fall Injury Lawsuit?
Proving a property owner violated Nevada’s state building codes could mean the difference between a slip and fall attorney winning or losing an accident case. Even though a building code violation might exist, the onus is on plaintiffs and their attorneys to prove negligence has occurred under premises liability. What is Premises
Can You Sue a Franchisor for Slip and Fall Accidents?
Franchisors receive the benefits of their business franchised expansions without incurring additional liability for their franchisee’s actions, however, claims of vicarious liability may be filed. Franchise Operations Under a contractual agreement, franchisors are protected against liability for damages caused by the actions of their franchisees. Most franchise agreements state that the relationship
What Is the Number One Cause of Injury?
In the United States, slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries, accounting for more than 10 million injuries every year. Slip and Fall Accidents According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and the Center for Disease Control (CDC), slip and fall accidents are the number
When the Flooring Is to Blame for Your Slip and Fall Accident
Flooring with design defects and unsafe materials accounts for a large number of slip and fall accidents and injuries in public spaces. Unsafe Floors Cause Serious Falls Construction and design defects account for thousands of accidents and injuries in public spaces every year. Each year in the U.S., more than 800,000 people
Trial Underway for Victim of Slip-and-Fall Accident during David Copperfield Act
The claims of a magic act participant are currently being considered by a Las Vegas judge, after the victim claimed to have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while serving as an audience volunteer for a trick being performed by famous magician David Copperfield. Learn about the claims and status of the