Category: Premises Liability


Construction Accident Injuries and Fatalities in Georgia

Construction sites are potentially dangerous due to factors such as the use of heavy building materials, large vehicles, complex machinery and excessive noise. If you work on a building site and have suffered injuries, making ends meet while you recover may put pressure on your finances.

Sadly, some construction accidents result in one or more fatalities. On October 19, 2021, a bridge in Newton County collapsed, resulting in three construction workers plummeting into the Yellow River. One of the construction workers lost his life, while the other two sustained injuries. Continue reading.

Shopping Injuries: Do You Have a Premise Liability Case?

Charleston SC Personal Injury Lawyers

This year, more people will be heading back to the malls and shopping centers for their holiday shopping. The retailers have a responsibility to make it safe for you to shop in their stores – after all, they spend a significant amount of money inviting you to their stores to shop. When you are injured while shopping, there is a possibility the retailer may be liable for your injury. If you sustain a shopping injury, here is how to determine if you may have a premise liability case. Continue reading.

Falls Are a Common Reason for Unexplained Nursing Home Injuries

Older People

Thousands of families in Charleston and the surrounding area entrust the care of our elders to nursing homes. We expect these homes to ensure the well-being of our loved ones, provide medical care and prevent injury. Despite our desire to protect our family members, every year, nursing home residents suffer serious injuries from preventable falls. If your loved one has been injured in a nursing home accident, consider seeking legal representation.
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Safe Holiday Shopping

Holiday Activities Charleston SC

The holidays are here, and for many of us, that means shopping for gifts. Even with the pandemic causing reduced crowds, there will still be hustle and bustle around shopping centers and malls. Here are some ways to be safe while you pick up those holiday gifts. Continue reading.

Have You Suffered From a Slip and Fall injury?

Slip and Fall

A slip and fall injury is where someone slips or trips resulting in an injury on someone else’s property. Slip and fall injuries can occur anywhere both indoors and outdoors. Whether the slip and fall occurred in a mall or at a friend’s house, the property owner may be held liable for the injury. Slip and fall accidents can be caused by several reasons. Some common slip and fall reasons include the following: Continue reading.

Swimming Pool Injuries

Swimming Pool Injuries Charleston SC

A cool, refreshing swimming pool is ideal in this summertime heat. However, fun at the pool can stop as quickly as it began. It takes a matter of seconds for a swimming pool injury to happen resulting in non-fatal injuries to fatal. Owners of the public swimming pool have the responsibility to maintain the pool area and warn against potential risks. Even though public swimming pools are heavily regulated, they could still be held liable for injuries if proven they violated the rules set forth by the state. A pool is considered part of the property where it is located and premises liability rules may apply in a swimming pool lawsuit. Continue reading.

Injured On An Escalator

Ambulance Speeding Away From Accident

Surprising to some, incidents involving escalators kill approximately 30 people and seriously injure about 17,000 people each year in the United States, as noted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. An online version of Popular Science asks, “why are escalators so dangerous?” It explains that while the escalator was patented in 1892, the design hasn’t changed much. Thus, the landing platforms and entrance/exit methods continue to be a hazard, particularly when individuals are wearing loose clothing and shoes. Continue reading.

Injured In A Slip And Fall Accident?

Charleston SC Lawyer for Slip and Fall Cases

Given its rich history, charming culture and climate, South Carolina remains a popular destination for families, business professionals and retirees. Thus, for property owners throughout the state, maintaining a safe and inviting premise is paramount to the success and day-to-day functioning of their space. With this in mind, imagine the frustration of being injured in a slip and fall accident in a shopping mall, hospital or other venue. Continue reading.