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What to Do After a Dog Bites You

How to File a Dog Bite Injury Claim Each year, roughly 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog. These bites can lead to all sorts of complications, ranging from severe infections to PTSD. If you want to get compensation for your injuries, you need to know how to file a dog bite lawsuit. Document … [Read more...]

Attractive Nuisances: What They Are and Why You Should Be Concerned

Everything You Need to Know About Attractive Nuisances Each year, there are roughly 3,000 serious swimming-pool-related injuries. Swimming pools and other common property features can legally qualify as an attractive nuisance. In some cases, those who are injured by an attractive nuisance can seek … [Read more...]

What You Need to Do If You Get Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident

Why You Should Seek Compensation for Slip and Fall Accidents Slip and fall accidents occur more often than imagined, and statistics from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) indicate there are over 1 million cases annually. On average, the hospital bills for these accidents are over $30,000. … [Read more...]

Are Big Events Legally Required to Protect Attendees From COVID-19?

What Safety Measures Should Large Events Follow During COVID-19? With more than 8 million diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the United States continues to struggle with the pandemic. Big events might be legally permissible now, but event organizers are still expected to follow a lot of safety … [Read more...]

How to Tell If a Property Is Failing to Protect People From COVID-19

Signs That a Property Is Likely to Spread COVID With almost 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States as of August 2020, it is important for landlords, retailers, and restaurant owners to provide safe environments for clients. Unfortunately, some are failing to meet basic safety … [Read more...]

Will Businesses Really Protect You From COVID-19?

Are Businesses Really Prioritizing Customer Health? With more than 7.5 million businesses at risk of closing due to COVID-19 lockdowns, it is no surprise that many companies are putting out ads telling customers it is still safe to visit their locations. Do protective measures like social … [Read more...]

Filing a Lawsuit for Inadequate Security

When You Can Sue for Inadequate Security When you suffer personal injury from a physical attack on a premises owned by another, you may have a claim for inadequate security as many of these cases involve assault and battery. Property owners have an obligation to provide some level of security for … [Read more...]

Strict Liability Claims

Strict Liability Claims As a practical matter, most personal injury claims are based on allegations of negligence, as developed through the common law. We've looked at the components of a claim based on negligence—the breach of a duty of care, causation, and actual loss—in other blogs. There are … [Read more...]

Defending a Strict Liability Claim

Defending a Strict Liability Claim Though most personal injury lawsuits are based on a legal theory of negligence, or breach of a duty to use reasonable care, there are also instances where an injured person may seek compensation based on a theory of "strict liability." We discussed the concept of … [Read more...]

Don’t Let the BedBugs Bite

Don't Let the BedBugs Bite A recent article indicated that the School District of Philadelphia has had a bedbug problem at Dobbins High School, and that the students are safe while the school cleans the property. As a personal injury attorney who has been handling bedbug-related litigation for … [Read more...]

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