Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. There are several easy and effective behaviors that parents can share with kids to help reduce their risk of injury. You can also download this safety tips sheet from Safe Kids.org for more information. […]
Campus Housing Accidents – Who is Liable? Going to college can be an emotional time for students and their parents/guardians. Most parents feel that their child will be well protected and safe while attending college and living in campus dorms or in off campus housing. Young adults also are experiencing [...]
With this somewhat chaotic season comes some dangers that people tend to overlook, and if those dangers are overlooked by the establishments people are shopping at, they can be on the hook for liability should things go wrong.
Rt v Three Vil. Cent. Sch. Dist. (2017 NY Slip Op 06207) The plaintiff “RT” (hereinafter the infant plaintiff) allegedly was assaulted by a classmate during a class at a public school within the defendant, Three Village Central School District. The classmate allegedly grabbed the infant plaintiff by the back of his head and pushed [...]
PREVENTING SLIP AND FALL INJURIES IN THE WINTER The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 1 million Americans are injured, and 17,000 people die, as a result of slip and fall injuries every year. Winter tends to be the worst weather for work related slip and fall injuries. OSHA and National Oceanic [...]
Everyone has had the experience of either slipping or tripping and falling to the ground. Thankfully, the large majority of these incidents occur without causing serious injury, but serious injuries do occur to people of all ages as a result of slipping or tripping and falling. These injuries can occur on a flight of stairs, [...]