If someone slips on your icy public sidewalk, it’s your responsibility and you can be held liable. But, what about your private driveway, stairs and walkways? Should you be responsible if someone comes on your private property and falls because of snow and ice?
01.8.13 | Injury, Lawsuits, Safety | Laurie Junkins
Logically, it seems irrefutable that NFL football is a sport that is dangerous for its players. However, the NFL has repeatedly denied that serious, chronic, and debilitating head trauma is a result of the sport even as they face lawsuits from thousands of players who have suffered from head injuries on the field.
11.20.12 | Athletics, Current Events, Injury, Lawsuits | Laurie Junkins
Halloween is supposed to be scary — but it can turn into a real-life nightmare if someone gets hurt. Use common sense to avoid obvious safety hazards for yourself, your kids, and those little ghouls knocking on your door.
10.30.12 | Current Events, Family, Injury, Safety | Jessica Walters
Pets are like family for most of us, and we love them unconditionally. It may have not occurred to you that Buddy or Tiger could ever be a liability.
07.18.12 | Family, Injury, Lawsuits | Jen Talley
You might be tempted to just ignore workplace injuries or deal with them on your own, but you do have rights and may be entitled to compensation. Here’s what you need to know.
06.7.12 | Injury, Lawsuits, Work | Laurie Junkins
Remember to stay calm. You might feel like jumping out of your car and yelling a few obscenities, but you’ll need to make sure you aren’t hurt and then keep a clear head so you can deal with the situation.
05.30.12 | Injury | Laurie Junkins
It may seem like sports are becoming ridiculously extreme, given the recent addition of things like freestyle skiing and snowboarding to the Olympic Games. But if you think about it, people have been pushing physical competition to the limits of survival since the days of the gladiators.
01.25.12 | Injury, Rights | Laurie Junkins
Halloween is all about the big fun with the dressing up, candy, and just the right amount of scariness. If you aren’t careful, though, all the fun can be sucked out by dangerous costumes. If you don’t know how to make or purchase a safe costume, you or your children could be at risk.
10.5.11 | Consumer protection, Injury | Laurie Junkins
The idea behind tort reform is that it will cut down on frivolous lawsuits and save on healthcare. While that’s a good argument theoretically, it isn’t counting the whole picture. Here are a few little-known facts about tort reform worth considering.
09.28.11 | Consumer protection, Healthcare, Injury, Lawsuits, Politics | Laurie Junkins