Slip-and-fall accidents are fairly common among California residents, especially those in older age brackets. Falls may lead to severe injuries that may take a long time to heal. Both individuals and companies may face legal responsibility for accidents that happen on their property. There are many factors that may increase the risk of slip-and-fall accidents. Eliminating these common issues may help protect older adults from falls and related injuries.
Sometimes having an accident in California may only cause minor injuries, while other times it may lead to death. Whatever the outcome of the accident, FindLaw notes that the non-owner residents and property owners are responsible for maintaining a safe property. This responsibility is known as premises liability.
Being a mail career is not generally thought of as a hazardous job, but sometimes it can be, and you may not have to look farther than your front yard in Orange County to see why. Properties can hold a number of hazards for a person trying to deliver the mail, so you want to be aware of these problems and try to correct them so that a mail carrier does not suffer injury on your California property.
Stairs and steps are a common feature of many homes and buildings in Orange County, which is why anyone who owns a property should take great care that their stairs are as safe as possible for kids and adults to use, as taking a fall on stairs can seriously injure or possibly even kill someone. Fortunately, you can decrease the risk of catastrophic injury on your stairs by making some crucial improvements on your California property.
It is hard not worry about your kids when you are not around. There are, after all, several attractions and elements out there in Orange County that they may find appealing yet that you know can be dangerous. Your hope is that the owners of the properties on which such attractions are found understand that children in particular may be drawn to them, and thus take the necessary steps to restrict unauthorized access to them. If such property owners do not do this, is there a way for you to hold them accountable for any injuries your kids sustain from such attractions?
From auto accidents to vicious dogs, people are hurt because of the carelessness of others in many ways. Unfortunately, some people find themselves with serious injuries after falling down because of a slippery surface that was not addressed appropriately. At Callahan & Blaine, we understand how hard life can be for those who have fallen down in California. Worse yet, some people decide not to speak up because they do not realize their legal options or are worried that people will not take them seriously. If you have been hurt after slipping because of someone else's negligence, you should immediately go over your rights.
California dog owners must keep their pets under control at all times. Failure to do so can result in significant injury if a dog lashes out at an unsuspecting victim, especially if the dog is overly aggressive. If you’ve been bitten by a dog it’s important to know what steps to take to ensure your injury doesn’t become even more severe.
Each day people in people in Colorado and all over the nation suffer from significant injuries caused by slip and fall accidents. Here at Callahan & Blaine, our skilled legal team has seen firsthand the damage that can be caused by a slip and fall. To this end, we urge our clients to be aware of the facts surrounding such accidents, from how likely they are to occur to what sort of injuries can result.
For Orange County shoppers, a trip to the grocery store can quickly turn disastrous when common hazards are prevalent. These hazards can pose serious risk of injury to all shoppers, which is why it’s so important for workers to go above and beyond in their duties in an attempt to keep everyone safe. Failure to do so could lead to a number of ill-effects should a shopper be injured during a visit.
Designers of California playgrounds have a responsibility to create a safe environment for children. However, as a parent you are no doubt concerned about your child’s overall well-being when using playground equipment. In some cases improper design can cause your child to become seriously injured, which is why you must remain vigilant to what ultimately makes a playground safe for use.