Big box stores are convenient, selling multiple items in one place for a “one-stop” experience; they are also, well – big, with over 50,000 square feet of space each. Indiana is home to many examples of big box stores, such as Home Depot, Lowe’s, Costco, Sam’s Club, Walmart, Meijer, Kroger Marketplace, Target – and even… Read more »
Did Poor Lighting Cause Your Slip and Fall Accident?
Most people are aware of the dangers of motor vehicle accidents, malignant cancer, or purposeful violence. But according to the NSC (National Safety Council), slips and falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths in the United States. Not only are falls one of the top three causes of preventable death, but they… Read more »
Compensation for Dislocated Joints After a Slip and Fall Accident
Slip and fall accidents can lead to many different types of expensive and painful injuries. Tragically, these accidents can even cause permanent disabilities and can be fatal. One type of injury many people sustain are dislocated joints after a slip and fall accident. These injuries range in their overall severity, but they are often excruciatingly painful… Read more »
I Tripped On Boxes and Pallets in a Store Aisle. Can I Sue?
Until you have tripped over one, you probably never spent much (if any) time considering the pallet, a flat structure, usually used to stack, store, and transport goods. Most pallets are made of wood; when full, they are heavy, and approximately 400 million of them are produced in the U.S. each year. Most people are… Read more »
Airbnb Slip and Fall. Who’s Liable?
When using an Airbnb property or another vacation home rental company, liability can seem complex when someone suffers a slip and fall injury. The unfortunate reality is that homeowners are liable for hazards on their property, and Airbnb is NOT liable. Here’s what you need to know about slip and fall liability when these accidents… Read more »
Slip and Falls in Indiana Parking Garages
Indiana slip and fall accidents are a common cause of injury. These incidents can happen anywhere at any time. In many situations, people who slip and fall may simply get right back and up and brush it off. However, if a fall leads to an injury, you will need to report the incident right away… Read more »
Do I Have to Give Notice to the Landowner to Recover Damages?
If you slip and fall or get hurt on someone else’s land or property in any other way, the landowner must have had notice of the hazard that caused the accident for you to recover damages. This situation is known as a premises liability case. Land and property owners do have a responsibility to keep… Read more »
Can I Sue the HOA for My Slip and Fall?
Slip and falls can occur anywhere. You can experience a minor or serious fall in an area that you frequent every day, whether it’s your local grocery store, park, or even your own neighborhood. Slip and fall cases usually result in only minor injuries, such as scrapes and bruises, but serious injuries can also occur…. Read more »
Have You Suffered an Injury from Broken or Defective Stairs? Here’s What to Do
What you’ll learn from reading this article: Common injuries resulting from a slip or fall on stairs Causes for accidental falls on staircases Indiana Premises Liability Law requirements You’ve probably experienced the heart-stopping moment when your foot failed to make contact with a stair, and you seemed likely to launch yourself through the air. That… Read more »
Falling Merchandise Injuries: What You Need to Know
What You’ll Learn Reading This Article What Indiana’s Premise Liability Law entails Why falling merchandise occurs How to file a claim if you are injured by falling merchandise Strolling down the aisles of Costco is a sensory treat. The warehouse is packed full of consumer goods, all waiting to be plucked off the shelves. Customers… Read more »