Who is Liable for a Slip and Fall Injury on Your Property?

According to National Specialty Underwriters, there are over 540,000 slip and fall injuries requiring hospital care in North America each year.  Of those, over 300,000 are disabling, and over 20,000 are fatal.  As a business owner or homeowner, it is important to be aware of your potential liability if a slip and fall injury occurs on your property. In order for you to be held liable for a slip and fall injury that takes place on your property, at least one of the following conditions must be … [Read more...]

Slip and Fall Prevention for your Business

According to the National Safety Council, 25,000 slip, trip, and fall accidents occur daily in the United States.  If you are a business owner, you most certainly want to take precautions to prevent such accidents from happening on your property.  If someone suffers a slip, trip, or fall injury on your property, you can be found liable if you or one of your employees: Caused the slippery or dangerous surface to be underfoot. Were aware of the dangerous surface and did nothing to change … [Read more...]