40 Search Results for slip and fall

January 26, 2017 at 9:54 pm

Then and Now for a Personal Injury Attorney – Slip and Fall

...e in the area. She had gone back and taken a few photos. I turn down most “slip and fall” cases. Juries, and therefore insurance adjusters, like to hold people accountable for their own falls. “Why didn’t she look where she was going?” But, the existence of (nearly invisible) ice at an entrance, the busiest foot traffic area of the store, is usually a pretty good basis for a claim, especially if the claimant was wearing good, well treaded, shoes,...

April 29, 2020 at 5:41 pm

A ROADMAP TO BURTON HUNTER’S IDEAS AND “WISDOM”

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March 15, 2014 at 4:21 pm

Personal Injury Glossary

...ent is taken advantage of. Licensee — The term licensee is often used in a slip and fall case. A licensee is someone who enters the property of another with the owner’s consent. The owner owes such a person a duty to keep the property safe and to warn the licensee of any known dangers. If the landowner fails this duty and the licensee is injured, he or she may have a claim against the owner for those injuries. Medical Malpractice — Medical malprac...

February 24, 2010 at 9:41 pm

Websites, Blogs, Practice Areas, Lawyers Who Fail to Communicate

..., boundary line disputes, contract disputes, mineral and timber trespass. “Slip and Fall” is a shorthand term for “premises liability”. What if you go to the store and a 20 lb. box falls from above and gives you a concussion, affecting your ability to work. Those are hard cases to win, but we we accept them and succeed with them. So, also, if you are injured at work because of an “unsafe workplace”. There are remedies under WV’s “Deliberate Intent...

July 27, 2014 at 6:15 pm

My Areas of Legal and Geographical Practice

...er problems while away, and associate as necessary. b. Premises liability (slip and fall) cases, insurance bad faith (refusal to settle your claim properly), industrial injuries (deliberate intent), and medical malpractice. c. As a longstanding member of the WV Assoc. for Justice, and its Board of Governors, I have learned who has the best reputations is various parts of the state, and I associate on major matters with those most familiar with loc...

August 17, 2014 at 6:06 pm

A Personal View of How to Find the Best Lawyer

..., auto-motorcycle, auto-pedestrian, and premises liability, also known as “slip and fall” when the case values are under $250,000. For the more complicated or specialized cases, I have learned who in WV are respected experts on various subjects such as collision reconstruction, insurance coverage disputes, real property contracts, and medical issues. I have also learned of the lawyers and firms with the best reputations among their peers, and the...

March 15, 2014 at 1:50 pm

Premises Liability

...t clients in a wide range of premises liability cases, including: Slip and fall accidents Dog bites/animal attacks Stairwell accidents Negligent security Negligent lighting The majority of my premises liability practice involves people who are injured in public places, such as retail stores, shopping malls, restaurants, government buildings and other places where the public is invited in to come in and do business. Property-Related Injuries One of...

December 12, 2013 at 12:11 am

A Father’s View of Risk Taking

...hole or our pond. This spring, she got a phone call, “help!” I had my feet slip straight out in front of me on our slippery dock so my shoulders and head slammed onto hard wood. No harm, no foul. But she was there in moments, ready to tend to me. 12. And, last fall, while 20 ft. up, while treating our deck, my ladder slipped, and she had to lie on my elbows so I didn’t “go down with the ship”. She is deceptively strong for her size. Can you tell...

February 26, 2020 at 8:46 pm

SOME PERSONAL INJURY TRIAL PRACTICE TIPS

...preparing for trial in some “bread and butter” auto accident andslip and fall cases”, so we called the two lawyers we associate the most and got the following tips: First Lawyer Interview: In regard to proving medical damages: You must make sure that every bill is incident related. That requires a chart from the bill back to the injury, making sure that bills prior to the injury are not included; nor are charges for infectious disease or a part...

June 13, 2018 at 11:18 am

Anthony Bourdain, Suicide, and The Meaning of It All

...reason, compassion, empathy, curiosity, and passion. And here’s why. 24. I fall back on Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes III’s essay, “Natural Law“. He talks about our desire for the superlative, our belief, especially our certitude when drunk says, “It is not enough for the knight of romance that you agree that his lady is a very nice girl—if you do not admit that she is the best that God ever made or will make, you must fight.” 25. I...