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Slip and Fall Legal News Articles & Interviews
November 19, 2015. By Brenda Craig.
Miami, FL: Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world travel the globe aboard cruise ships. Every year, a handful of travelers suffer some kind of personal injury aboard those floating cities.Read [ Passengers Injured aboard Cruise Ships Have Limited Time to Sue ]
May 10, 2013. By Jane Mundy.
Read [ Back and Neck Injury: Insist on MRI ]
Seattle, WA Jeanette, a nurse, suffered an accident at work that resulted in a back and neck injury. Because she didn’t get the correct treatment in time, Jeanette’s surgeon says that she will walk with a limp for the rest of her life.
August 28, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Verdict Goes Above and Beyond ]
New York, NY Marie Wilson was a spry and fit 86-year-old who still enjoyed hiking—that is until she slipped and fell on a plastic drop cloth left laying on the floor of her Manhattan apartment during a renovation project in 2009.
May 19, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Slip and Fall Claim Filed by Kmart Shopper Seeks $900,000 ]
New Orleans, LA Louisiana resident Celestine Burrell recently filed a a slip and fall claim against Kmart Corporation after she allegedly slipped in water while shopping, causing her to fall down.
December 24, 2010. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ California Slip and Fall Accidents Can Have Serious Consequences ]
San Diego, CA As far as accidents go, California slip and fall accidents might not seem like a big deal. After all, slip and fall accidents happen all the time. The problem is when a serious California slip and fall injury occurs. Not all California slip and fall accidents are minor—some can result in serious injuries.
July 1, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Slip and Fall Bill in Florida Levels the Playing Field ]
Naples, FL The state of Florida has enjoyed the reputation as the best state to try slip and fall cases, due to one of the lowest requirements for burden of proof on the part of the plaintiff. State law does not require the plaintiff to prove that the defendant had prior knowledge of conditions that may lead to an accident; the plaintiff must simply prove that it happened.
January 7, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Florida Court Awards $9.5 Million Award in Cruise Ship Slip and Fall Lawsuit ]
Miami, FL Cruise ships may consider swabbing the deck more carefully in the future after a Miami-Dade Circuit Court awarded $9.5 million to a British man who filed a slip and fall lawsuit against the travel agency he worked for.
November 13, 2009. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Inmate sues sheriff over slip and fall ]
Cook County, Il In a move that borders on irony, an inmate at the Cook county correctional facility is suing the sheriff's office after sustaining a slip and fall injury due to alleged negligence from jail personnel.
January 19, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
West Hill, CA: In a perfect world, a fall should not cost you your hip. Slipping should not cost you your life. But the world we live in is far from perfect, and all too often the conditions that trigger a fall are not of our own doing. If you slip and fall in the state of California, there are options open to you.Read [ California Slip and Fall: The Tragedy of Negligence ]