Slip & Fall

What Are Emotional Distress Damages in a Personal Injury Claim?

The context surrounding most personal injury claims is rarely lighthearted in nature. Often, individuals suffer from emotional damages incurred by the incident and the physical injuries they sustain. Instead of discounting the emotional aspect of an accident, a Las Vegas personal injury lawyer offers plaintiffs the opportunity to seek compensation as a form of recovery. Are Emotional Damages t...

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Can I Sue My Homeowners Association After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common causes of serious personal injuries in the home. Falls are the number one cause of death for older adults. Slip and falls can occur because of leaky pipes, inadequate lighting, irrigation system malfunctions, and other hazards. If you are a member of a neighborhood homeowners association, this entity could be liable for your accident and inju...

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What are the Dangers of Walking While Texting?

Texting is one of the most popular forms of communication in America. However, the ease and convenience of texting unfortunately encourages some individuals to engage in unsafe practices. Although it may sound farfetched, texting while walking can be almost as dangerous as texting while driving, and those who text while walking run the risk of injuries to themselves or others, potentially leadi...

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Does a Warning Sign Affect Injury Liability for a Property Owner?

Premises liability works on the concept that property owners have a duty of care to those who enter their property. Usually, property owners must provide a safe experience to those legally on the property, whether by invitation or by license, such as a mailman delivering a package. Whenever a property owner fails to uphold this duty of care, he or she may become legally liable for any damages s...

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How Dangerous Are Slips and Fall Accidents?

Slips and falls are more than just an inconvenience; they can be dangerous occurrences with long-lasting consequences. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and fall accidents are the leading cause of all accidental injury in the United States. They represent a significant portion of all emergency-department visits, at 21.3%. Unfortunately, these visits can reveal serious injur...

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Parking Garages in Las Vegas Are Prime Breeding Grounds for Slip and Fall Dangers

Las Vegas self-park garages at casinos and hotels often ignore safety issues that put drivers and patrons in danger of injuries from slip and fall accidents. Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, but hazardous property conditions significantly increase the risks. When Las Vegas casinos and hotels ignore parking garage safety issues or fail to make needed repairs, the risks of serious in...

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It’s Time to Get a Grip on Hot Tub Accidents

Hot Tubs provide relaxation and health benefits, but serious injuries can occur if proper safety measures are not taken to prevent accidents. Hot Tub Safety Many people use hot tubs for relaxation and therapy for aching muscles, but without proper safety measures, hot tub accidents can result in serious injuries and even death. Common hot tub-related injuries include: bruises, cuts, fractures, ...

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