Snowy and icy conditions during the wintertime could increase the likelihood of slip and fall accidents. Wet pavements, icy roads, and snow could all cause someone to slip, trip and fall. It’s important that we keep our homes free from any hazards that could cause someone from suffering an unfortunate accident. City governments are responsible for keeping roads clear from snow, but home and business owners are liable for accidents on their properties caused by icy or snowy surfaces. Follow these simple tips on preventing a slip and fall accident and what to do in case you or a loved one suffers a slip and fall.
Product manufacturers have a responsibility to design and produce items that are safe for consumers to use or wear. When a manufacturer acts negligently and cuts corners in the design process or doesn’t thoroughly test for safety issues, if the product causes injuries they could be held responsible for them.
The western coast of the United States is suffering some of the largest wildfires in history, reports state that in California wildfires have burned over 3.2 million acres of land. Firefighters are battling 28 wildfires in the state. In Oregon more than one million acres of land have been burned and at least 10% of the state’s population is under evacuation orders. These unprecedented wildfires have impacted wildlife, destroyed homes and property, caused serious injuries and even death and compromised the air’s quality. News outlets have published photos from the Bay Area showing a grim red sky filled with smoke from nearby wildfires. Wildfires not only destroy vegetation and property, but the smoke poses a serious health risk for the population near them.
A divorce can become a stressful situation, depending on your situation you may have high valued assets to divide, children with disabilities or other aspects that make this legal process more complicated. There are several issues that should be considered in a divorce, especially financial ones. Some of them may be more complex like the division of a joint business, or dividing retirement accounts, others are more straightforward like deciding to sell the marital home. These are some of the main financial aspects to consider during a divorce.
Personal injuries and accidents can happen to anyone, and while you may be familiar with them you probably don’t know the legal actions you can take against a negligent party. A legal claim can help you recover compensation to cover for medical expenses, property damage, and more. For a claim to be valid you will have to prove that the actions of a negligent party caused your accident. Speaking with a legal team after your accident can help you determine the steps needed to file a lawsuit and recover compensation. These are some common accidents that could result in a personal injury lawsuit.
COVID-19 is a new virus and scientists are constantly updating information regarding its spread, symptoms and how to treat it. It’s hard to keep up with the latest discoveries and new recommendations on how to prevent the spread of the virus. There is a lot of debate related to face masks and their effectiveness, when should you wear them, which type should you wear, do they work? As research related to the disease continues to evolve, it’s important to clear up common misconceptions regarding face masks and stay up to date on new recommendations by health organizations.