A Slip and Fall Accident Can Cause Serious Injuries
When we consider accidents that result in severe injury, we might think of car accidents or perhaps an accident involving fire (like a backyard barbecue), or explosives (fireworks), or maybe an accident that happens at a construction site (some heavy machinery malfunctioning or falling on someone). A slip and fall accident, while perhaps seeming mundane…Read More
What Is the “Attractive Nuisance” Exception?
Property owners owe a duty of care to people they invite onto their property and people who have permission to be on their property. Property owners generally do not owe a duty of care to anyone who trespasses on their property – with one key exception. The exception is known in Washington state as the…Read More
When Is a Business Owner Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury?
Business owners have a duty to ensure that their property is safe for customers, suppliers, and anyone who the business expects to use the property. Business owners need to prioritize protecting people who visit the property from slips and falls. The most common type of accident at a retail store, apartment complex, hotel, or any…Read More
Personal Injury Claims for Falls on Ramps
Slips, trips, and falls happen for many reasons in many places. They often occur in nursing homes, at construction sites, and on the properties of commercial and nonprofit businesses. One common cause of falls are ramps that are not in good condition. There’s no excuse for the business or organizations to fail to inspect their…Read More