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Category Archives: Slip and Fall Injury

Slips and Falls in Retail Stores

By James Heiting |

Falls are the most common reason people visit an emergency room. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls account for more than 8 million emergency room visits annually, making up 21.3% of overall visits. Slips and causing falls account for more than 1 million visits (12% of total falls). Slip and falls can… Read More »

Personal Injury Law: Important Facts to Know About Slip and Fall Incidents

By Dennis Stout |

Slip and fall incidents are some of the most usual causes of injuries in the state of California and the nation. Generally, most individuals will not understand the severe complications from a slip and fall incident and the injuries associated with it until they have been personally affected by the event. Moreover, many people… Read More »

Filing a Lawsuit After a Slip and Fall Accident in the State of California

By Richard Irwin |

In the State of California, slip and fall accidents are considered premises liability accidents. It is important to recognize, however, that not every fall will lead to a slip and fall liability. This means that in order to file a successful lawsuit, a defendant’s negligence needs to have contributed to the fall.. In order… Read More »

Slip & Falls – Not So Simple

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

We regularly get calls from potential clients who have slipped and/or fallen inside a supermarket or other type of store.  Many callers assume that, because they injured themselves in a store, the store is liable.  This is not the case. A store owner is not the insurer of its patrons’ personal safety, but does… Read More »

Work-Related Injuries in Moreno Valley’s Booming Warehouse-Driven Economy

By Sara Morgan |

Moreno Valley is undisputedly one of Inland Empire’s fastest growing economies. With the rise of warehouse facilities across the city, there is a demand for skilled laborers. Due to their very nature, warehouse industry jobs require both body strength and high levels of concentration. Many warehouse environments are commonly dangerous workplaces. Warehouse employees, frequently… Read More »

ADVANCES IN LONG-TERM PAIN THERAPY

By Sara Morgan |

It is an unfortunate truth that many people injured at work or through no fault of their own do not always experience a full recovery from their injuries.  Instead, despite the best medical efforts, they are left to piece their life back together while undergoing long-term pain management treatment, usually consisting of pain medications. … Read More »

Why Slip and Fall Cases are Difficult to Win

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

When you hear about premises liability lawsuits, slip, trip, and fall cases may be the first type that come to mind. However, despite their prevalence, and despite the fact that slips and falls generally result in serious injuries, slip and fall cases are difficult to win. When these types of accidents occur, it is… Read More »

FAR-REACHING EFFECT OF CHILDHOOD BRAIN INJURIES

By Sara Morgan |

A recent study indicates that traumatic brain injuries in children can have much more far-reaching effects that previously thought, continuing to negatively impact victims well into their adulthood.  The report, which was included in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, indicates its findings that children with moderately severe brain injuries and females in general… Read More »

Peripheral Nerve Injuries Following California Personal Injury Accidents

By Sara Morgan |

The peripheral nervous system of the human body is a marvelous thing: Various signals and inputs are transmitted from the body’s extremities to the brain so that we are better able to comprehend and interact with our environment. This includes letting our brain know when our hands and/or feet experience painful or unpleasant sensations…. Read More »

Damaged Sidewalks Now Cause for Lawsuit Against Cities

By Richard Irwin |

Compared to drivers of motor vehicles, bicyclists must be aware of the many hazards around them that can lead to a serious bicycling accident. Some of these hazards are ones that would not be considered “hazards” for drivers of motor vehicles, such as roads with small cracks, potholes, and other such dangers. One bicyclist… Read More »

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