Construction Accident Checklist

Construction Accident Checklist Construction work has long been recognized as one of the most hazardous occupations in America. Workers are exposed daily to dangerous conditions including the weather, falling objects, uncovered holes, moving cranes, unsafe scaffolds, toxic chemicals, live wires, explosions, the lack of safety guards, slippery surfaces and the negligence of contractors from other […]
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Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

  For many people entering their senior years, or from age 60 and over, their hope is that they maintain good health for as long as possible. When mental or physical deficiencies make it too difficult to care for themselves, then they may enter a nursing home or assisted living facility where they continue to […]
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Tips for Reviewing Home Insurance Claim Denial

Life is full of frustrations but one of the more frustrating situations is when your home damage insurance claim is denied. Claim denial happens not infrequently, but there are steps you can take to discover why your claim was denied and to present a well-documented appeal. In some cases, you may have a legal cause […]
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What is Premises Liability

What is Premises Liability Premises liability is a part of personal injury and negligence law. It concerns injuries sustained by a person while on private, business or public property that were caused by an unsafe or unreasonably dangerous condition. A hazard or risk is considered unreasonably dangerous if it is not open and obvious, has […]
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Uber Car Accidents

Uber Car Accidents Uber is a ride-share phenomenon, along with its main competitor Lyft, which has been controversial for its aggressive tactics in avoiding state regulations that pertain to commercial companies and state laws requiring such drivers to obtain commercial licenses that apply to cab companies and its drivers. Uber has been in the news […]
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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Slip and Falls?

  Slip and fall accidents cover injuries suffered on someone else’s property. It can be from slipping on a defective step or carpet, suffering an injury at a residential pool or being bitten by the family dog. In most instances, the homeowner will have homeowner’s insurance, especially if there is still a mortgage on the […]
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Pool Accidents

Summer is a time for sun, fun, relaxation and vacations but, unfortunately, a time for tragic accidents in and around pools. Residential pool owners, hotels or motel owners with pools and municipalities that own and operate public pools may be liable for any accidents that may occur while a person is in the pool or […]
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Insurance Claim Denied After a Fire

Insurance Claim Denied After a Fire Insurance is meant to cover our losses in the event of an illness, injury or an event that destroys a home.  Regarding your house, you pay hundreds of dollars per year in premiums for fire, flood, or earthquake coverage or if someone is injured on your property. A fire […]
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Nursing Home Abuse? What You Need To Look For

Nursing Home Abuse? What You Need To Look For Nursing homes are more often than not the last residence for millions of residents. They are designed to offer a comfortable living arrangement, medical care, meals and recreational activities. There are over 5200 nursing home facilities in the US with nearly 2 million residents. Many are […]
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Premises Liability in Staircase Accidents

Premises Liability in Staircase Accidents One of the most common scenarios in a premises liability claim is a fall on a staircase. Children and the elderly are most vulnerable to accidents here since it takes a certain degree of awareness, physical capability and caution when ascending or descending a staircase, but falls can happen to […]
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