“Slip-and-fall” is the term used for personal injury cases in which the victim slips or trips on someone else’s property, resulting in serious injury, due to the property owner’s or operator’s negligence.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dogs bite more than 4.7 million Americans each year. Over 1 million of these cases require serious medical attention or result in death.
Premises liability law covers situations in which a person is injured on the property of another person, business, or organization. This law allows victim to bring file a lawsuit against the owner or operator of the property on which he or she was injured.
Every year 400,000 to 500,000 large trucks are involved in collisions with automobiles. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration, one out of every eight traffic fatalities results from a collision involving a large truck. Often times these serious crashes result from negligence on the part of the truck driver or trucking company.
Wrongful death is any death caused by the negligent, willful, or wrongful act, neglect or default of another. As it relates to the law, wrongful death is an area of civil law in which the survivors of a person who was killed by another person, business, or organization seek damages against the responsible party.