Collecting Personal Injury Judgments

Slip and fall cases frequently turn on whether the property owner acted conscientiously and maintained the premises in such a way that tripping or falling was not likely to happen. If you determine that the property owner is responsible for your injuries, the next thing to do is to assess whether to file a personal injury claim. In many states, adults have two years from the date of injury to file a claim.

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School District Liability for Injuries to Children

Every state establishes rules regarding school district and governmental immunity. Depending on the how your child was injured, you may not be able to pierce the school district governmental immunity. Read on to learn more about strict liability for injuries sustained to children.

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Employer Liability after Worker’s Family Exposed to Toxic Substances

If you or your child’s illness was actually caused by exposure to the same toxic substances of your husband , then your husband’s employer may be liable for a toxic tort negligence claim. Your first step is to determine that your husband’s employer failed to exercise due care. In order to establish that the employer is liable for negligence, you must prove that the employer failed to exercise due care to prevent foreseeable harm.

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Personal Injury Lawsuits

A personal injury lawsuit involves some sort of injury to a person, physical and/or emotional, and usually results from some kind of accident like a car accident, a fall, or a product malfunction.

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How to Prove Negligence

Negligence is carelessness that causes injury to someone else. The negligence can be either an action, like carelessly knocking a brick off a rooftop, or a failure to do something, like a landlord who doesn’t repair a torn carpet in a dimly lighted hallwa

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Day Care Respnsibility for Injuries to Children

If my child is injured at daycare, the personal injury and premises liability laws of your state will control the circumstances and extent to which your day care will be held liable. To establish a claim for negligence, you must prove that your daycare had a duty of care, breached the duty of care, and then because of that breach, caused an injury to your child.

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How Waiver of Liability Agreements Affect Personal Injury Lawsuits

Many businesses, organizations, and sports stadiums try to avoid personal injury liability by getting everyone they deal with to sign waiver of liability. The language of a waiver of liability will differ, but typically the document represents an agreement in which one party agrees to waive, or give up, the right to pursue legal action for injuries that occur on the property regardless of who is at fault.

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