Have you ever been on an escalator that seemed like it was moving far too fast to be safe? Or one that "stuck" at points, throwing you off balance and causing you to grip the handrail for dear life. One incident like that is enough to make you hunt down the nearest elevator instead.
Because of winter weather, one of the biggest hazards you face while shopping for the holidays could be right under your feet.
What's the biggest danger you face on a daily basis?
A chill is starting to gather in the air at night and leaves are already starting to turn on a few trees -- which means that autumn is surely here.
In a slip-and-fall injury, your clothing and shoes can both end up being important pieces of evidence if the case goes to trial. They may even factor into whether or not a case is settled outside of court.
People often make time in the summer to visit their friends, especially for backyard parties. Unfortunately, accidents can happen during those visits that can end up putting a strain on the friendship.
Slip-and-fall accidents are terribly common -- and they can be more devastating than most people realize. Depending on your age, your health and the type of fall you take, you can end up with anything from a torn ligament in your knee to a traumatic brain injury.
A woman who shattered her ankle after slipping on ice while she traveled for work has been awarded $4.9 million in damages as a result of the incident. The case dates back to 2010, when the woman stayed at a hotel owned by Marriott International Inc. and she traveled to the Quad Cities to help a client. The woman works as a software consultant.
The following story shows that slip and falls can happen to anyone, anywhere. Our source article is about Eugenie Bouchard, a former world #5 women's tennis player whose career seemed destined to continue upward. After an amazing 2014 season, her 2015 season saw her plateau slightly. But it all came crashing down towards the end of the season after a mixed doubles event at the U.S. Open.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Walmart after she slipped and fell in one of their stores back in June. The woman's injuries were not detailed in the source article, but what we do know is that the woman slipped on some water that was left standing in the store. It is unclear if there were warning signs around the spilled water to alert customers to the dangerous condition. That will be sorted out in the lawsuit.