Can You Sue a Homeowner If You Slip on Wet Leaves on His Property?

Is the owner of the property on which you slipped on wet leaves and injured yourself liable for your injury? Under California law, homeowners have a legal duty to maintain their property to eliminate hazards and dangerous conditions. But are wet leaves on walkways and other areas of a homeowner’s property considered hazards or dangerous… Continue reading Can You Sue a Homeowner If You Slip on Wet Leaves on His Property?

Can You Sue For Injuries If You Signed A Waiver Of Liability In California?

For some activities – most often, recreational ones – you are required to sign a waiver of liability or a release of liability. A “not responsible for accidents” waiver, or whatever you want to call it, means that under most conditions, you will not be able to hold the property owner or business owner liable… Continue reading Can You Sue For Injuries If You Signed A Waiver Of Liability In California?

Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocketed In 2017, But Can Drug Manufacturers Be Held Liable For Overdoses?

Not long ago, we were told that car accidents killed more Americans than any other non-disease cause. But this is no longer true, as drug overdose deaths hit a record high in the United States. As the opioid crisis in the U.S. continues to get worse by the year despite all the measures adopted and… Continue reading Drug Overdose Deaths Skyrocketed In 2017, But Can Drug Manufacturers Be Held Liable For Overdoses?

Can You Sue Your California Landlord? Premises Liability Claims

If you are a renter in California and you or a loved one are injured due to the landlord’s negligence of the property you’re renting, you may be able to sue. Under California premises liability law, property owners are obligated to maintain their rental properties to a certain standard, especially to prevent injury to tenants… Continue reading Can You Sue Your California Landlord? Premises Liability Claims

You’ve Gotten Hurt On Someone’s Property. What Do You Do Now?

A property owner must maintain a safe environment so that no one gets injured. However, this isn’t always the case. People can still get injured. Owners or employees may have acted negligently, causing you to have an accident. The property owners are liable for accidents that happen on their premises and injuries you may have… Continue reading You’ve Gotten Hurt On Someone’s Property. What Do You Do Now?

If You Get Injured In An Airbnb Rental, Who Is Liable?

Airbnb is becoming the new essential app for every modern traveler. Much like Booking.com, it allows vacationers to book rooms and houses offered for rent online by hosts, all at an affordable price. Since Airbnb is a relatively new phenomenon, California’s premises liability laws are not yet up to date to deal with liability issues… Continue reading If You Get Injured In An Airbnb Rental, Who Is Liable?

Tips for a Safe Swim This Summer

The summer brings about the bright sun, warm temperatures, crystal blue skies, and the urge to go for a swim. Whether you like to swim in the ocean, in a lake, in a river, or in a pool, you need to be as safe as possible to prevent accidents that could include drowning. Our premises… Continue reading Tips for a Safe Swim This Summer

Premises Liability: Cleaning Up a Property after a Storm

Premises liability is an important topic for any property owner. Whether you own a commercial or residential property you need to know and understand what it is you are liable for if someone gets injured on your property. A hot topic in the premises liability discussion is cleaning up a property following a storm. Our… Continue reading Premises Liability: Cleaning Up a Property after a Storm

How Does Premises Liability Apply to Amusement Parks?

Whether you are a thrill-seeker who plans your vacations around the next gravity-defying rollercoaster on your list, or you are a little more cautious and just chaperone your children on their outings, amusement parks can be fantastic fun – until they are not. Hundreds of millions of people from around the United States, and from… Continue reading How Does Premises Liability Apply to Amusement Parks?

Let’s Be Honest: Why Do Some Premises Liability Claims FAIL?

You can’t surprise anyone with a slip and fall accident nowadays, as the number of premises liability claims filed in our country is booming. Needless to say, not all of these claims are successful. But why? Why can’t an injured person, who suffered harm and loss of income as a result of a slip &… Continue reading Let’s Be Honest: Why Do Some Premises Liability Claims FAIL?