Category Archives: Premises Liability

Slip and Fall Settlements: Average Settlement Amounts & What Factors Into Them

Posted on February 3, 2021
A slip and fall settlement can help you pay off medical expenses, make up for lost wages, and give you the compensation you need to recover from an injury. While slip and fall lawsuit settlement amounts can vary, it’s important to understand what to expect when you are considering a claim. In addition, understanding the process involved in pursuing your...
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Dram Shop: Understanding Alcohol Liability Law

Posted on February 4, 2016
Alcohol-related automobile accidents are all too common. Sadly, each year thousands of individuals are killed due to alcohol-related accidents. Individuals injured in an accident caused by an intoxicated person may be able to file a liability claim, also known as a “dram shop claim,” against business establishments that served that person too much alcohol. Pennsylvania law provides that establishments such...
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Elder Abuse and Neglect: A Nationwide Problem

Posted on February 2, 2016
A nursing home should always be a place for seniors to feel safe and protected. Unfortunately, many nursing homes have been found to mistreat some of their residents. In addition to these appalling and inexcusable actions, family and friends may never find out their loved one is being hurt. Elder abuse involves acts by a caregiver that cause harm or...
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Is My Parent a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse?

Posted on January 28, 2016
It’s painful to think that a loved one could be suffering from pain at the hands of his or her caregiver. Unfortunately, a staggering number of abuse, neglect and exploitation cases go undetected each year despite mandatory elder abuse reporting laws in most states. An intentional act by a caregiver or another trusted person that harms or creates a risk...
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What is a Negligent Security Lawsuit?

Posted on January 19, 2016
Owners of property and businesses have a duty to protect their customers and tenants on their premises from unreasonable dangers including criminal acts. An injured person is able to bring a negligent security suit based on the duty imposed on landowners and possessors of property to offer reasonable security measures and protect lawful visitors from foreseeable crimes of third parties....
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