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Premises Liability

Why Is a Business Liable in a Slip-and-Fall Case?

When we imagine suing a business for an injury, a slip-and-fall often comes to mind. These are the lawsuits that are often mocked in the media. Many people consider such lawsuits frivolous, and they can seem that way. People assume that slipping makes someone clumsy, and therefore, the injuries are their fault. This, however, is a false conclusion. When a…

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Are Slip-and-Fall Lawsuits Frivolous?

In the U.S., it is technically legal to file a lawsuit for any reason, but a lawsuit does not automatically go forward just because it was filed. Often, judges will “throw out” a case that they believe has no merit. Sometimes, however, lawsuits that seem unjustified make their way to court. People often refer to these suits as “frivolous.” What…

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Important Workplace Safety Tips

Maintaining a safe work environment is the responsibility of both employers and their employees. Injury Facts reports that a worker suffers a work-related injury every seven seconds. This amounts to 12,300 work-related injuries every day and 4.5 million each year. While some jobs are more hazardous than others, every workplace has the potential to be the scene of a catastrophic…

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