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The complexities of premises liability claims

Premises liability may not be the most common of areas in personal injury law, but the dangers of premises liability injuries can be just as serious as those resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Slip-and-fall accidents are perhaps the most common types of premises liability injuries, and such accidents can lead to severe health concerns including fractured bones or head injuries. However, premises liability covers so many more issues than slip-and-fall accidents. Any dangerous property condition that a property owner does not fix or fails to forewarn could be grounds for premises liability.

Bicycle injuries in New York showing a steady decline

Riding a bicycle is an efficient, economical and environmentally friendly way to get around. However, it is an unfortunate fact that many cyclists are injured every year on the roads of New York and throughout the United States. In fact, to help protect its cyclists, New York City has introduced a numerical rating system known as the Cycling Risk Indicator.

How do you file a medical malpractice claim?

If you go to your doctor or to a hospital for treatment, it is bad enough if they are unable to provide a cure or an effective method of managing your symptoms. However, this can be made a hundred times worse if instead you are misdiagnosed or given false hope and the wrong treatment.

Determining fault in a premises liability case

Premises liability is a concept that most people are familiar with, even if the terminology sounds foreign. It is essentially the legal practice that allows people who are injured by dangerous property conditions to file for compensation in the event of property owner negligence. You can find an in-depth explanation of premises liability and a few examples here. When dealing with a premises liability case, there are a few things that must be considered.

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