What You Need To Know After Being Injured Due To Your Landlord's Failure To Make Repairs
19 October 2016
If you fell and were injured on property that you rent, you might be able to hold your landlord at fault if he or she failed to repair a dangerous condition. If so, you may be wondering how to go about getting compensated for your injuries without creating a rift in your relationship with your landlord. After all, you'll need to deal with your landlord on a continuing basis until your lease is up, especially if your landlord has yet to repair the defect that caused your injury.
Minor Children And Auto Accidents - Understanding Some Facts About Age And Lawsuits
22 August 2016
If you are injured in a car accident and the other driver was negligent, then you have the legal right to sue the driver for damages that include pain and suffering, lost wages, and vehicle repairs. Many car accident lawsuits are fairly straightforward and are likely to be settled outside of court. However, if the vehicle was driven by a minor or if a minor caused the accident, then this may complicate the case a bit.
Slip In The Store? Help Your Lawyer Win Compensation For Your Injuries
26 July 2016
Any business that welcomes you into their store has a legal responsibility to ensure your safety while visiting, so if you've slipped and been injured while shopping, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your pain and suffering. It's crucial to work with an experienced personal injury lawyer from a law firm like Clearfield & Kofsky who can effectively represent you and take care of all the paperwork, negotiations, and red tape that is sure to be a part of the legal process once your case gets underway.
Slipped and Fell on an Algae-Covered Walkway in Front of Your Rental Unit? Here's What You Should Know
11 May 2016
Landlords are responsible for keeping their properties safe and free of hazards, such as walkways and/or steps that are covered with algae. Algae can easily grow on surfaces that are always shaded, which can be particularly dangerous because algae becomes extremely slippery when wet and can cause someone to fall. If you've suffered an injury from slipping and falling on a wet, algae-covered surface in front of your rental unit, here's what you need to know.