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Blog: Slip And Fall Accidents

  • A ‘bump on the bottom’ can cause more damage than you’d think

    December 12, 2012

    Almost everyone has watched “America’s Funniest Videos” or seen a blooper reel. We are all guilty of laughing at another’s misfortune when they are walking up a stairs and miss a step, stand on something less than stable or do something else that causes them to take a tumble. While these accidents may seem funny […]

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  • Can an inch make a difference? New Jersey sidewalk laws a headache

    July 27, 2012

    Have you ever gone out for a morning run, tied up your shoes and set out down the sidewalk? You focus on the path ahead but trip on an uneven seam or a cracked slab? Sometimes, you simply scrape up your hands or your knees a bit and continue on the way. Other times, these […]

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  • Kids love cooling in a pool, watch out for slippery surfaces

    July 09, 2012

    It’s July. It’s hot. The kids are home all day, which is why pools across the nation are simply filling with kids whether it is a community center pool or one found in a private backyard. But as you send your child off to swim, keep in mind that some slippery swimming pool surfaces are […]

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  • Commercial facilities have duty to keep floors safe for patrons

    June 12, 2012

    When New Jersey residents head to the grocery store, many make a list of things they will get while in the establishment. They may have milk, eggs, chicken, lettuce, shampoo or toothpaste on their list, but what most people do not include in their expectations is an injury from a slippery floor. Injuries suffered in […]

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  • Deliveryman injured twice when slips and falls on chemicals

    May 28, 2012

    Businesses have a duty to keep the floors free and clear of debris that could injure patrons whether it is a solid or a liquid. Slip and fall accidents may not seem like a big deal, but all it takes is a fall at the wrong angle and a person’s life can change forever. A […]

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  • Man breaks both wrists falling on New Jersey museum steps

    April 18, 2012

    Earlier, a lawsuit was filed against a New Jersey museum for injuries that were the result of a slip and fall accident. The person who was injured filed the lawsuit after falling on steps on the museum’s property. As a result of the fall the injured man and now plaintiff incurred two broken wrists. The […]

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  • Man breaks both wrists on New Jersey museum steps

    February 20, 2012

    A New Jersey museum is being sued for a slip and fall accident after the plaintiff had fallen on the museum’s steps and broke both of his wrists. The plaintiff alleges that the steps were covered with leaves and other debris making it difficult to determine where to step down. Though the museum was apparently […]

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  • Slip and fall accidents can be fatal

    February 06, 2012

    Because of our weather here in New Jersey, we probably take slip and fall accidents more seriously than other locales. Yet even here we occasionally are given grim reminders before people take such accidents and injuries from falls seriously. Recently a woman died on a cruise ship when she fell down a set of stairs. […]

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  • Real estate open houses can bring premises liability risks

    October 10, 2011

    The open house has long been a favorite tactic of real estate agents to sell a home. An open house involves inviting members of the public into a home for the purpose of enticing them to make a purchase. But sometimes New Jersey homeowners fail to consider their liability in bringing strangers into their home. […]

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  • Slip and fall plaintiff may submit expert testimony after appeal

    September 13, 2011

    Our Hackensack readers may be interested in a recent appeal out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta. The case demonstrates something of the evidentiary issues that can arise when a slip and fall case is taken to trial. The Eleventh Circuit Court ruled last week that a plaintiff who […]

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