poor lighting slip and fall

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

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 »

Airbnb Slip and Fall. Who's Liable?

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 Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Falls are considered the second leading cause of unintentional injuries and deaths globally.  However, the initial cause of the fall and how the incident happened precisely can vary. In legal settings, the term “slip and fall” is often used to reference specific types of personal injury cases where the victim slipped and fell due to… Read more »

Facial Trauma After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slips and falls are among the most common causes of injury in the United States and even worldwide. This type of accident can happen anywhere at any time but is often the result of someone else’s negligence. While some may only suffer minor injuries, others can sustain severe injuries, such as facial trauma after a… Read more »

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Slip and Fall Accidents: What Happens When Multiple Parties are Responsible?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Sometimes, what seems like a straightforward slip and fall accident may actually involve multiple parties because of the location and contributing factors involved.  When multiple parties are involved in a slip and fall accident, it can be especially helpful to have an experienced slip and fall accident attorney on… Read more »

filling out an incident report

Why You Should Fill Out an Incident Report

What you’ll learn reading this article: The first step in documenting a slip and fall injury is filling out an incident report with the store or business, providing you an important Exhibit A.   Incident reports help establish evidence in your slip and fall case and alert the store to their role in your injury.  Avoid… Read more »

understanding open and obvious doctrine in indiana

Open & Obvious Doctrine and Indiana Slip and Fall Accidents

What you’ll learn reading this article: It’s important for everyone, whether you are a landowner, a renter, or a visitor, to understand Indiana premises liability and exceptions to it in Indiana.  If you are injured in a slip and fall case, the property owner may attempt to claim the open and obvious doctrine, one exception… Read more »

What are my rights if I was shopping for Instacart or Shipt and had a slip and fall accident?

What are my rights if I was shopping for Instacart or Shipt and had a slip and fall accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Delivery services like Instacart and Shipt are seeing their highest use ever during COVID-19. When drivers are injured, delivery companies avoid covering their medical bills. If you’re injured, you may need to pursue a personal injury lawsuit with the help of an Indianapolis attorney. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s… Read more »

slip and fall on a sidewalk

Who is Liable if You Slip and Fall on City Sidewalks?

What you’ll learn reading this article: A nice stroll quickly turns sour when you slip and fall on a city sidewalk. City and suburban sidewalks are common sites of slip and fall accidents because they’re heavily used and concrete is prone to cracking and crumbling and other dangerous conditions. If you stumble on a broken… Read more »