Category: Slip and Fall Accidents
Slip-and-fall accidents in the workplace can lead to serious injury or death and forces the injured employee to take time off from work.
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.
If you have been injured due to a slip and fall injury on the premises of a business (i.e., an office, a retail outlet, a warehouse, etc.), then you may be able to recover damages from the liable party to compensate for your injuries.
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.