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New Rules Aimed At Reducing Slip and Fall Accidents Could Leave Employers Liable

By Jeff Brown |

New rules finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which will go into effect on January 17th of the new year, require all employers to take stringent steps to prevent slip and fall accidents. While the construction industry has long been dealing with such requirements, these rules now essentially apply to all… Read More »

What Kinds of Evidence Could be Relevant in a Slip and Fall Case?

By Jeff Brown |

Of the estimated 8.9 million people who are injured in slip and fall accidents each year, a significant number are eligible to recover compensation for their injuries. In order to be able to obtain compensation, however, slip and fall victims must be able to establish that their accident was caused by someone else’s negligence…. Read More »

Slip and Falls Can Be Particularly Harmful For Elderly Individuals

By Jeff Brown |

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone of any age. However, elderly adults are at a particularly high risk of slipping and falling down. The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) reports that an individual’s risk of falling down increases every decade they are alive and statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Establishing Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case

By Jeff Brown |

Slipping and falling is an almost unavoidable part of life. Fortunately, many of us are able to simply get up, dust ourselves off, and experience little more than a bump or bruise. In some cases, however, a slip and fall accident results in serious injuries requiring emergency medical treatment. In fact, the National Safety… Read More »

What Should you Do if you are Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident in Commercial Establishment?

By Jeff Brown |

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), an estimated 8.9 million people visit emergency departments each year seeking treatment for injuries sustained in slip and fall accidents. A significant number of these accidents happen in commercial establishments, whether they are restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, or movie theaters. If these incidents are caused by… Read More »

Common Injuries at Hotels and Resorts

By Jeff Brown |

The state of Florida is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States and Boca Raton is a major tourist attraction within the state. Thousands of people visit Boca on an annual basis and stay in beautiful hotels and resorts around town. These hotels and resorts try to provide a great… Read More »

School Bus Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

On the morning of December 2, 2014, a passenger vehicle collided with the back of a school bus near the intersection of Promenade Drive and 18th Street in Boca Raton. Though two motorists from the car were transported to the hospital, fortunately none of the seven children on board the school bus suffered any… Read More »

School Bus Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

On the morning of December 2, 2014, a passenger vehicle collided with the back of a school bus near the intersection of Promenade Drive and 18th Street in Boca Raton. Though two motorists from the car were transported to the hospital, fortunately none of the seven children on board the school bus suffered any… Read More »

How Can Fall Victims Recover?

By Jeff Brown |

According to the National Safety Council, emergency rooms in the United States treat an estimated 8.9 million people for injuries sustained in fall accidents. Such falls include slips, trips, falls down stairs, or falls from other heights. Fall victims commonly suffer serious injuries that require substantial medical treatment, including broken bones, neck or back… Read More »

School-Related Personal Injuries

By Jeff Brown |

As summer comes to an end, children are returning to school and will once again be at risk for various types of school-related accidents and injuries. Though parents should be able to trust that teachers and other school staff will keep their children safe from harm, approximately 2.2 million children will suffer injuries at… Read More »

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