Premises Liability

What caused your slip and fall accident?

October 26, 2017

Premises Liability

If you’re involved in a slip and fall accident, there’s always a chance you could suffer a serious injury. From a broken bone to a traumatic brain injury, there is definite risk associated with this type of event. When you understand the most common causes of slip and fall accidents, you can adjust your daily […]

Slip and fall cases

February 10, 2017

Premises Liability

Slip and fall injuries can happen anywhere and often result in pretty serious injuries. Whether you are at a shopping mall or your employer’s office – these injuries occur and they occur often. Depending on the circumstances, who’s liable in a slip and fall accident varies. Most of the time, the property owner is liable […]

Unsafe stairwells can be a true hazard for Illinois citizens

January 20, 2017

Premises Liability

Most people do not think twice when ascending or descending a stairwell. Typically, it is a safe experience as well as beneficial to one’s overall health. However, some stairs are not as safe as others are which can lead to tripping or slip-and-fall accidents. As you might expect, falling inside a stairwell may result in […]

Drowning is a leading cause of death for young children

August 19, 2016

Premises Liability

For kids between the ages of one and four, few things are as dangerous as the water. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning actually ranks as the leading cause of death when looking at unintentional deaths within this age group. One study looked at the deaths of children between the ages […]

Trampoline parks’ rising popularity could lead to injuries

August 5, 2016

Premises Liability

The trampoline has long been a staple of the suburban backyard, but recent years have seen an increase in the popularity of trampoline parks. These are typically indoor facilities featuring many trampolines in a grid-based network. Walls are often padded or made out of trampolines as well. This makes the overall trampoline surface far larger […]

Watch out for falling merchandise in warehouse stores

July 22, 2016

Premises Liability

Big box stores are essentially warehouses that have been converted into sales floors. Rather than having one warehouse with all of the inventory and a smaller store where items are sold, and then having to restock constantly from the warehouse, retailers just decided to utilize the sprawling spaces to cram as many items as possible […]

How common are accidental drownings?

April 29, 2016

Premises Liability

As summer draws closer in Illinois, you may be excited to open the pool back up at your house, or you may be planning a trip to the city pool. Before you do this, though, you want to know about the risks. Below are a few key facts you should know regarding accidental drownings. The […]

Wet floors can be hazardous to shoppers

April 15, 2016

Premises Liability

The rainy spring season is upon us. That means shopkeepers here will have to take special precautions to ensure that the floors of their establishments remain dry and free from slippery spots. Using industrial fans and mats can often help to keep entryways dry. Making sure that employees are trained in proper safety protocol for […]

Landlords are liable only when they are negligent

February 3, 2016

Premises Liability

Landlords can be liable when tenants are injured in a home or apartment, but they are only going to be held responsible in cases of negligence. Additionally, the injury and the negligent action of the landlord have to be directly linked. Essentially, this is done to make sure that landlords are not sued for injuries […]

Property owners must at least try to shovel the sidewalks

December 3, 2015

Premises Liability

Injury cases can get rather complicated when talking about a slip-and-fall accident in the snow. There are many questions that come up, such as: — How much snow was there? — Was there any ice? — Was it snowing at the time? — Was the property owner home? These are just a few examples. The […]