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Slip-and-Fall Accidents Archives

Failure to provide safe premise: Big Lots being sued after fall

One moment is often all it takes to change the course of a person's life. Maryland residents may be interested in one woman's claims that a series of moments have resulted in pain, surgeries and expensive therapy. She is accusing the store Big Lots Inc. of failure to provide safe premise after she suffered a fall from a patch of dirt.

Woman falls on slippery floor at a Hampton Inn and files lawsuit

"Slippery when wet" signs can be seen in most places of business and other places that may entertain members of the public when a danger may exist. Failure to fix a potential safety hazard, or failure to provide adequate signage, can be considered negligence and result in a civil lawsuit. Maryland residents may be interested in one couple's recent premises liability lawsuit against a well-known hotel chain after falling on a slippery floor.

Trip hazard on sidewalk results in woman's injuries after fall

All Maryland residents are responsible for their own safety and well-being. At times, obstacles and safety issues can prevent maintaining one's own personal safety. After a slip-and-fall accident, one woman claimed that a business owner and the local government's lack of sidewalk maintenance resulted in her injuries. She recently settled with the local government for $19,000.

Woman suffers injuries after drone falls on her head

With every new technology that is developed and used by the public, there are always new undefined ways that the new technology can cause problems. In recent years, affordable drones have become very popular to own and operate by many in the general public. Maryland residents may be interested that one instance of drone use that allegedly resulted in head injuries for one woman and a subsequent premises liability lawsuit.

Magic show accused of failure to provide safe premise

David Copperfield is a popular magician, impressing audiences in Maryland all over the world with his tricks and illusions. In some of his shows, he picks volunteers from the audience to be a part of his performance. Unfortunately, one tourist who was a part of a show was injured during the process. Because the man feels that the parties involved in the show are responsible for a failure to provide safe premise, he has filed a personal injury lawsuit.

Broken and defective sidewalks can result in serious injuries

It is natural for tree roots, erosion, drainage issues and other natural elements to result in a breakdown of sidewalks, roads and other concrete walking paths over time. Although it is expected to occur, property owners are responsible for maintaining their property and promoting the safety of anyone who enters the property. Maryland residents who have suffered injuries due to an unkempt walkway may be interested to learn one woman's ordeal in another state following an unfortunate fall. 

Slip-and-fall accidents: Broken bones and brain injuries possible

Although spring is near, winter is not quite over in Maryland. With more weeks of winter weather still possible, there is continued risk for slip-and-fall accidents because of ice. According to some experts, injuries from falls on ice can be as bad as injuries from car accidents. As with car accidents, fall accidents can result in disabling injuries such as broken bones or brain injuries.

Man suffers traumatic brain injuries after fall at deli

Numerous building codes exist for personal homes, public buildings and businesses to ensure the safety of the occupants or visitors in Maryland. When codes are neglected, serious safety hazards may be present and serious slip-and-fall accidents can occur. Sadly, an elderly man suffered traumatic brain injuries believed to be a result of neglected building codes.

Joe Gorga sued for failure to provide safe premises

The "Real Housewives" television franchise and its viewers enjoy a good drama, and those who participate in the show typically have plenty to provide. Recently, it was a husband who provided some real-life drama; he is known because of his wife and sister's participation on the popular show. Maryland residents may be interested to learn that Joe Gorga has had a lawsuit filed against him for failure to provide safe premises.

Mother sues school for failure to provide safe premises for son

Many Maryland parents are thankful for the access to and education from the public school system and the services it provides. Trusting children to the care and management of teachers and administration can sometimes be difficult. Parents expect safety measures to protect children from any unnecessary danger and to be provided at all times. One mother in another state has accused the school her son attends of failure to provide safe premises, and she has filed a slip-and-fall accident lawsuit against the public school.

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