slip and fall
Slip-and-Fall Injury: Do You Have a Claim?
Posted in Accident & Injury on April 6, 2021
We've all tripped at one time or another. Usually, the cause is something innocent—untied shoes, not paying attention or just plain clumsiness. But what happens if you slip and fall on someone else's property, through no fault of your own? Can you file a claim if you are seriously injured? The answer is yes,...
Understanding disc herniations
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 17, 2017
Anyone with a disc injury knows how problematic they can be. Discs act as cushions between spinal vertebrae. They act as shock absorbers and ligaments to hold vertebrae together, allowing for movement of the spine. (more…)
Look Before You Leap: Open and obvious hazards
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 26, 2016
What you need to know about Open and Obvious Hazards Slip and fall injuries are common in Ohio, but if a hazard is “open and obvious,” the property owner may not be responsible for your injuries. [caption id="attachment_4338" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Property owners are generally not liable for injuries caused by open and obvious hazards....
Why Attorneys Shy Away from Slip and Fall Accident Cases
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 16, 2013
Ohio attorney David Elk discusses why slip and fall accident victims can have a hard time finding an attorney to handle their claim. There are many different types of personal injury cases such as car accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death and medical malpractice incidents. Any experienced attorney will be happy to help you...
Fall-Down Injuries Can Be Deadly
Posted in Accident & Injury on October 18, 2013
Falls are the third-leading cause of unintentional death in the United States, following car accidents and accidental poisoning. Falls account for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency room each year and resulted in more than 26,000 fatalities in 2010. The risk of falling, and fall-related problems, increases with age and is a serious issue...