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Slip and Fall

Have You Suffered a Slip and Fall Injury? What are the Next Steps?

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Slip & Fall Injuries Require Legal HelpThere are tons of commercials about lawyers talking about how slip and fall accidents require a personal injury lawyer to get the victim the damages they deserve. “Damages” is odd word choice, considering the damage was done to the victim, particularly head or back injuries. However, the damages refer to the things that will cost you money for you to get better. And the damages can have a domino effect, causing issues with relationships, your family and work. This attorney is trained to get evidence before it disappears and to get background information...

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Who’s Considered Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury at a Shopping Center?

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 When you go shopping at your favorite store, the last thing on your mind is being involved in a mishap. Doesn’t matter which store you visit, whether it’s a local grocer or a national supermarket chain, it’s the business owners responsibility to make sure that the customers who walk into the store are reasonably safe. You might be tempted to think that it’s not so much a common occurrence. And some of you might be under the impression that these accidents happen only during big sale events like Thanksgiving or Christmas. Here are some eye-opening facts: In the 4 year period...

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What Happens if There is a Wet Floor Sign Around a Slip and Fall Injury

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What Happens if There is a Wet Floor Sign Around a Slip and Fall Injury Walking quickly without looking is something we have all done at one time or the other. If you're in a hurry, you are likely to walk without looking in any direction or engrossed in your phone. The possibility of slipping on a wet floor or a slick surface is therefore pretty common. A slip and fall injury may result in severe injuries including broken bones and profuse bleeding causing you immense pain and requiring medical intervention. Is it possible for you to sue the owner of the...

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How Workers’ Compensation Law Applies to Nurses and Nurses Aides

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Nurses and Workers’ CompensationSince you were little, you knew that you wanted to be a nurse. You did not want just a job; you wanted a career that is highly rewarding. As a nurse, it is your job to provide comfort to those who are suffering. Your presence in the doctor’s office, hospital room, birthing room, emergency room, and others is calming. You are the one who provides those seemingly little “extras” that go a long way in bringing a person to recovery. It is an occupation that provides both expertise and compassion.Being a nurse or a nurse’s aide, like...

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What Steps You Should Take After You Sustain a Slip and Fall Injury

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What Steps You Should Take After You Sustain a Slip and Fall Accident A slip and fall injury may seem like a minor accident, but in the wrong circumstances, it can cause extensive damages to the brain, head or back. If a person is injured by slipping or tripping and falling due to a dangerous condition on the premises, it can be categorized as a slip and fall injury. If the fall took place inside or outside a building and was caused by conditions such as uneven floors, debris on floors, poor lighting, potholes, ice, snow, or other hidden hazards,...

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