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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 »

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 »

Broken Bones and Associated Complications

By Jean-Simon Serrano |

We’ve all heard of breaking a bone – maybe even had a fracture or two – but how does a bone break and what kind of complications and or problems can arise after a fracture? A broken bone or bone fracture occurs when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than the bone… Read More »

LACK OF COMMUNICATION = LOSS OF BENEFITS (PART 2 OF 2)

By Richard Irwin |

As previously discussed, communication between client and attorney is critical to achieving the best possible result, and attorneys rely upon their clients to provide them with information about changes and developments. Sometimes, failures to communicate in the Workers’ Compensation arena can even result in loss of benefits. Below is the last of the two-part… Read More »

L.L. Bean Stools Pose Slip and Fall Hazard

By Richard Irwin |

Slip and fall injuries can impact your entire life, keeping you from working, enjoying your hobbies, and even from doing household chores. Many clients I see are distraught due to the fact that their slip and fall injury came through no fault of their own, but instead from the negligence of another person or… Read More »

New York legislation could impact bowling alley slip and fall accidents

By Richard Irwin |

As experienced lawyers in a law firm that began in 1976, we’ve seen our share of interesting legislation with regard to slip and fall accidents. A new bill that recently caught our eye, however, is a piece of New York state legislation covered by the New York Daily News. The bill would exempt bowling… Read More »

WHAT TO DO AFTER A WORK RELATED INJURY?

By Richard Irwin |

The general and safe response is that all injuries should be handled the same way, however, that methodology may not be practical in the course of your work day. Any injury that causes you to believe that you need the care of a doctor should be reported immediately. The person(s) that is considered your… Read More »

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