By Robert I. Feinberg | Published November 11, 2013 | | |
In accidents on premises, the doctrine as put forth in Oliveri v. MBTA, 363 Mass. 165 (1973) has controlled. It has meant that slip and fall cases involving a foreign substance, whether in a supermarket or otherwise, typically require facts to come within at least one of three categories in order to demonstrate defendant’s lack Read MoreRead More
It is always useful to check out the perspective of the other side in any injury litigation dispute. For instance, the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) does research on the prevention of slip and fall accidents — for the benefit of flooring supply and maintenance companies and the insurance companies that represent them. For businesses Read MoreRead More
It is always useful to check out the perspective of the other side in any injury litigation dispute. Fortunately for me, I started my legal practice at an insurance defense firm. The insight gained there has proven invaluable. That was helped in understanding litigation and the defense’s perspective. But information can come from independent agencies Read MoreRead More
Property owners have a duty to keep their property safe so that people who enter it are not put into unnecessarily dangerous situations. When an accident occurs because of dangerous or poorly maintained property, it is called a premise liability accident, and victims have a right to sue for monetary compensation. The general rule in Read MoreRead More
It is an employer’s responsibility to ensure a safe working environment. When they fail to do so, accidents happen, and the injured worker has the right to file a claim. If you have been injured in a workplace because of the negligence of your employer or a colleague, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact Read MoreRead More
Construction sites are dangerous. As a result, construction workers routinely suffer a variety of different injuries. However, when they suffer injury, they can file a workers compensation claim, or possibly a claim against a responsible third party such as the manufacturer of faulty equipment. But what happens if you sustain an injury while walking near Read MoreRead More
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