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Determining Slip And Fall Risk Based On Shoe Tread

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We often look at tire tread to determine how safe our vehicle is and how much traction the tires have to stop. Tread isn’t just important for cars and trucks, though. It’s also a good way to indicate how safe our shoes are. Many workplace injuries are caused by slips and falls. While a… Read More »

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What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

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Slips and falls can happen to anyone, at any time. You may slip and fall on a spilled liquid at the grocery store. Maybe you slip on ice outside. You can even slip and fall inside your home. While many of these accidents are caused by the victim’s own clumsiness, there are situations in… Read More »

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Slip And Fall Cases At Airports

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With the United States getting a handle on coronavirus through vaccines and other measures, many areas are opening up. This means that more and more people will be traveling soon. Airports will soon be crowded with people on their way to vacation spots. With so many people at airports, slip and fall incidents are… Read More »

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Woman Receives $1.4 Million In Texas Slip And Fall Case

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Nobody goes to the grocery store expecting to get injured. However, a routine shopping trip can become dangerous when a person slips and falls on a slippery substance, causing them to suffer serious injuries. This was what happened to a customer who fell in a puddle at an Aldi store in Longview. The 64-year-old… Read More »

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Slip and Fall in Grocery Store: What to Consider

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Accidents can happen anywhere. Unfortunately, a routine trip to the grocery store can result in a serious accident. With the risk of leaks, spilled cleaning products, poor lighting, defective shopping carts  and other elements in a supermarket, the risk of a slip and fall can be high. This is especially true if there are… Read More »

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Slips and Falls Due to Winter Weather

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Texas has been experiencing unprecedented winter weather. Record temperatures have been recorded. The state has even seen snow, which is rare. This has led to ice and snow on the ground, which can be very dangerous, especially for those who are not used to such weather conditions. Texans need to think about winter safety… Read More »

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Texas Near Top of the List for Questionable Slip and Fall Claims

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Slips and falls can be extremely dangerous. Many cause serious injuries that can be permanent in nature. Sometimes they can even lead to death. So why would anyone intentionally slip and fall at a person’s house or a place of business? One word: money. That’s why it’s no surprise that fraudulent slip and fall… Read More »

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Texas Restaurant Must Pay Out in Slip and Fall Case

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Slip and fall cases can be tricky. Is the victim at fault or is the business owner liable due to negligence? Every case is different and there are no clear-cut laws defining when a business owner is negligent, but a recent court case in Texas ruled in favor of an injured restaurant employee. An… Read More »

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Preventing Slips and Falls

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Slips, trips and falls are events that are very common. They can happen anywhere, whether you are in a grocery store, in a restaurant, on a sidewalk, at work, at a friend’s house or even in your own home. Falls can be quite serious in nature. They account for 8 million emergency room visits… Read More »

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McDonald’s Is in Trouble Again for Injuries Caused by Their Playgrounds, But Are They Alone?

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According to the latest reports, playground equipment installed at McDonald’s restaurants around the country has led to a number of injuries in children. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the company that makes the equipment – Soft Play – has now called a number of the “Spider Climb” equipment, which was exclusively sold… Read More »

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