KEY POINTS: There are few things in life that can deliver nostalgic joy the way bouncing on a trampoline can. As a kid, you either had a trampoline or really wanted one. And whoever had a big trampoline in the neighborhood was usually the envy of all the kids. Although fun, trampoline injuries occur often […]
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Common Places and Injuries for Slip and Fall Accidents
Key Points: What Typically Causes a Slip and Fall Accident? Slips and falls happen when hazards, ranging from spills on a slick floor to uneven surfaces due to crumbling concrete, are allowed to remain where the public is likely to encounter them. It is the responsibility of a property’s owner or manager to mitigate hazards […]
How to Get Compensated for a Slip and Fall at a Restaurant
Key Points: It’s no surprise that restaurants see their fair share of spills – at guest tables, in walkways, in or near the bathrooms, and around the kitchen. The number of guests coming in and out of the restaurant also mean rainwater, melted snow, and other elements that are brought inside can make the floors […]
Why the Elderly Are at an Increased Risk of Slip and Falls
Slips and falls are entirely too common in Atlanta, Georgia, and throughout the U.S. In fact, the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) reports that approximately 1 million people each year visit emergency rooms after slipping and falling. While slips and falls can affect anyone, the elderly face the greatest risk. Older people are more likely to […]
How Do I Prove My Georgia Trip and Fall was Caused by Improper Lighting?
Key Points: Georgia Businesses Have a Duty to Exercise Ordinary Care to Keep the Premises Safe for the Invited Public Business owners and occupiers have a level of responsibility to keep their premises and approaches safe for the invited public (known as a “business invitee“), known as a duty of care or duty to exercise […]
How to Know If You Have a Slip and Fall Case
Key Points: If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, you may be wondering if you have a case that may help you collect reimbursement for medical or related bills. While many slip and fall accidents are perusable through legal means, certain aspects must be present for your claim to be legitimate. Perhaps […]
Can You Sue the State of Georgia or Local Government for an Injury?
Government employees and agents do sometimes cause personal injuries by acting carelessly. Georgia law treats the government differently because of a longstanding concept known as sovereign immunity. This allows state and local governments to avoid legal liability in some circumstances but not all. Lawsuits Against Georgia State or Government Employees Cases involving personal injuries caused […]