A property owner has an obligation to guarantee that their premises is safe and that it has no glaring danger that could cause a slip and fall accident. Under premises liability, if a property owner disregards their duty of care to visitors, they can be consider liable for an injury. Assuming you were recently involved[…] Read More
Month: September 2021
What To Do After an Uber/Lyft Car Accident
Many people rely on Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services regularly. Yet, what happens if you are in a rideshare car accident? You could end up with minor or catastrophic injuries, not to mention medical bills, time off work, and other costly problems. Rest assured that you have options. You also have legal rights as[…] Read More
I Trespassed and Had a Slip and Fall Accident, is the Property Owner Liable?
In some cases, a property owner may be liable for a trespasser’s slip and fall accident and injury. In ordinary personal injury cases, it is understood that a property owner has a duty to warn others of hazards on their property or they can be held liable for injuries. Generally, if someone is not legally[…] Read More
Can a Landlord be Liable for a Tenant’s Slip and Fall Injury?
Landlords have a legal responsibility to provide a safe environment for their renters, just as homeowners have a responsibility to maintain their home. This responsibility, referred to as duty of care in law, means that landlords, like homeowners, can be held liable for tenant injuries under some circumstances. Duty of care means a landlord has[…] Read More
How Do I Know Who is at Fault for a Car Accident?
The moments after a car accident can be confusing and overwhelming. Especially if the accident was serious and someone was injured or major damage occurred to the vehicles. Who is liable for damages? Determining fault in a car accident can be done in a number of ways. Sometimes, accidents are caused by drivers who have[…] Read More
What Happens if a Car Accident Totaled My Car?
When a car is totaled in a car accident, it means that the car is a total loss for the insurance company. For them, it is not repairable or is not worth repairing. They determine if a vehicle is a total loss with certain formulas. For example, they might have a 75 percent cutoff point[…] Read More
How Should I Handle Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident?
Most people rely on their vehicles to get to work, school, and other places. Thankfully, most of the time, drivers get to their destinations safely. Even when a car accident does happen, it does not mean you will be seriously injured. However, some serious injuries do not show up right away. Right after a car[…] Read More