Category Archive for: Slip and Fall

The 5 Most Common Types of Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Any workplace can be dangerous, even if you are just going into a standard office environment every day. While injuries may differ depending on industry and atmosphere of the job, there are several common workplace injuries that occur across the board. Employers and employees should recognize the warning signs and dangers associated with each injury […]

The Dangers of Mall, Fair & Festival Rides

Amusement Ride Injuries May Qualify as Premise Liability School is almost out, and for many families that means more visits to summer fairs, festivals, amusement parks and malls, where the kids can enjoy the rides. While parents usually take necessary precautions for rides at large amusement parks, a new study shows that extra care is […]

Wal-Mart Slip and Fall Lawsuit Allowed to Proceed

Marina Andara, a New Jersey woman who filed a slip and fall lawsuit against the big box retailer Wal-Mart received good news yesterday. The state appeals court overturned a previous Superior Court decision to dismiss her case. Her case will return to active status, meaning it could be settled out of court, or it could […]

Slips, Trips and Falls: What Causes Them?

The National Security Council reports that slips, trips and falls account for nearly 9 million emergency visits a year in the U.S. Of those 9 million, 2.3 million are by Americans aged 65 and older. Falls are the leading cause of work accidents — second only to car accidents in terms of personal injury cases. […]

Slip and Fall Accidents

Do you know that one in every three adults age 65 and older falls every year? I didn’t until recently. As more and more baby boomers turn 65, this number has the potential to grow by an alarming number. While many people consider slipping and falling a byproduct of growing older, the truth is, anyone, […]