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Blog: Slip And Fall Accidents

  • Where are wet floors most common?

    July 16, 2015

    Slip and fall accidents are a big deal in New Jersey. Nationwide, they cause 540,000 people to be sent to the hospital every year, and that doesn’t even count all of the accidents that don’t result in hospital stays. One of the biggest reasons for a slip and fall accident is a wet floor. Where […]

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  • When a landlord is responsible for injuries

    July 08, 2015

    When injuries happen in a rented space in New Jersey, it’s very important to know if the tenant or the landlord is responsible for those injuries. Each case is different, but there are a few key points that can indicate that the fault lies with the landlord, such as: – If proper maintenance was not […]

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  • City: Homeowners responsible for sidewalks’ dangerous conditions

    June 30, 2015

    Slips, trips and falls may seem like minor issues for some New Jersey residents, but the condition of a sidewalk can conceivably lead to serious injuries for those who live nearby. Even if you have never seen anyone injure him- herself on your walkway, your sidewalk could be terribly unsafe. Victims of slip and fall […]

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  • The importance of stairway safety inspections

    June 22, 2015

    Falls are one of the biggest hazards facing people in the United States, as they put about 8.9 million people in the emergency room every year. They are even the second largest reason for unintentional death. While falls can happen in many places, such as on stages, catwalks and lifted platforms, many of them naturally […]

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  • How to help avoid becoming a workplace injury statistic

    May 26, 2015

    Whether you’re in your workplace or visiting another place of business, property owners owe you a safe environment that’s free from unnecessary and unmarked hazards. If they fail to provide those, and you are injured as a result, you may be able to file a civil lawsuit to seek compensation for medical care, physical therapy, […]

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  • How is fault determined in slip and fall accidents?

    April 22, 2015

    When you suffer injuries after you slip and fall, a very important question must be asked: Was the fall your fault or the fault of someone else? This is the focal point of slip and fall lawsuits, and there are a few things you should know about determining fault in New Jersey. First off, you […]

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  • Patients: Not the only ones in hospitals with injuries

    April 08, 2015

    New Jersey hospitals can be extremely busy places. Medical professionals and other staff members rush to perform tasks and respond to patient emergencies. Visitors stop by daily, sometimes more than once, to see sick friends and relatives. Housekeeping duties within these bustling environments are expected to be performed regularly, thoroughly and efficiently. Despite the attention […]

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  • Slip and fall claim tests New Jersey premises liability laws

    April 01, 2015

    Justices on the New Jersey Supreme Court are weighing arguments about an accident that injured a Plainsboro woman. The sidewalks in the woman’s private housing community were slick with ice as she made her way to a grocery store in December 2008. The plaintiff alleged the homeowners’ association and companies hired to maintain the sidewalks […]

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  • Premises Liability: Making Your Home Safe for Halloween

    October 21, 2014

    With October quickly coming to an end, Halloween is right around the corner. Soon people will be decorating their properties with scary props, carving pumpkins, and trick-or-treating. Although creating the scariest decorations or designing the best costume can be important, homeowners should pay just as much attention to ensuring that the property is safe for […]

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  • Appeals court allows man to sue despite waiver

    August 29, 2014

    A precedential decision by a New Jersey appeals court on Aug. 18 more clearly defines the limits of legal protection granted by liability waivers common to health clubs and gyms across the country. The court was examining the case of Walters v. YMCA. The Superior Court originally granted YMCA summary judgment, citing that the contract […]

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