Category: Premises Liability
How Common Are Elevator and Escalator Accidents in the United States?
Elevators and escalators are an integral part of modern life, providing convenient and efficient transportation for people in buildings and public spaces. However, like any mechanical system, there is always the risk of accidents occurring. In this overview, we’ll take a look at how common elevator and escalator accidents are in the United States, and…Read More
Walking in Winter: Essential Safety Tips
Although Charlotte may not see as much snow and ice during the colder months of the year as some states further north, it’s not immune to winter weather conditions. You already know that driving in these conditions can increase your chances of being involved in an accident. You should protect yourself by limiting your driving…Read More
A Premises Liability Case Study Demonstrates the Nuances of These Cases
A premises liability claim or a lawsuit is one you may file to recover compensation if you were injured on another person’s property. The law requires property owners to take reasonable steps to keep anyone (legally) on their properties safe. This does not mean you are eligible for compensation merely because you were injured on…Read More
Are You Wondering if You Have a Valid Premises Liability Case?
A property owner has a duty to maintain reasonably hazard-free premises. If someone is legally visiting a store, shopping mall, or even a private residence, they should not have to worry they will be injured in an accident that could have been avoided had those responsible for addressing hazards (or at least properly warning guests…Read More
Who Is Liable in Cases of Premises Liability?
Amidst the chaos that ensues after an injury on another person’s property, the same question always arises. In which scenarios are property owners responsible for injuries that occurred on their property? This is a complicated question for legal professionals to answer and largely depends on a slew of circumstances and factors. While it may be…Read More