Category: Slip and Fall Accidents
Social media is everywhere. Over the past five years, the insurance industry has used social media as a tool in accident investigations, according to Edmunds.com.
Slip-and-fall accidents can be devastating to the injured and complicated. There are three things that an injured person must prove in a Florida slip-and- fall case.
With a diverse product line including liquids, powders and other potentially problematic substances, along with many aisles and high traffic volumes, it is easy to see that slip and fall accidents can happen at grocery stores and supermarkets. Even though businesses such as these may have safety and maintenance programs in place, they do not always protect the stores’ visitors.
Slip and fall accidents can lead to serious injuries, some of which may leave you unable to work for weeks. That said, it is important for you to seek quality legal guidance from Ft. Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall Spivey if you’ve been injured in a slip and fall incident in Florida. No matter if the slip and fall took place at an area supermarket, restaurant or amusement park, it is important for accident victims to understand that there are many factors that can affect the...
Thousands of people visit and vacation in Florida every year. That being the case, the state’s hotel industry is thriving with plenty of guests staying for days or even weeks at a time. With all those people in one building, it should not be surprising that accidents may happen on the premises.
When shopping for clothing, household goods, groceries, etc. or frequenting restaurants, most people do not expect to encounter any dangerous situations; but they often do. Slip and fall and other injuries account for many personal injury claims as the result of accidents at stores and restaurants.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for the disability of an estimated 5.3 million Americans with the highest rate of injury occurring between the ages of 15 and 24. Those under the age of 5 and over the age of 75 are also at high risk, according to the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA).
Hotel/motel workers in the United States are nearly 40 percent more likely to be injured on the job than all other service-sector workers, according to the American Journal of Industrial Medicine report, “Occupational Injury Disparities in the U.S. Hotel Industry.” Approximately 25 percent of hotel/motel workers are employed in hotel/motel housekeeping departments which makes this group the largest group of hotel employees.
Before, during and immediately after a holiday season, there are sales everywhere. Because of this, there are crowds everywhere and the rate of shopping injuries tends to increase. Of these injuries, slip and fall accidents are the most common.
Every time a senior falls, there is a chance of catastrophic injury and/or death. Since 2008 the first week of Fall each year has been designated as 'Fall Prevention Week'. This year 'Fall Prevention Week' is September 23 - 29.