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What can you do to avoid slip-and-fall accidents at the pool?
What can you do to avoid slip-and-fall accidents at the pool?

Slip-and-fall accidents are often thought of as accidents that only happen in the winter, but they can easily happen in any season. When you're around...

May 08, 2019
What are some common slip-and-fall injuries?
What are some common slip-and-fall injuries?

You may think of slipping and falling as something that only happens to the elderly or to people who are walking on ice or snow...

April 25, 2019
What are the common causes of slip-and-fall accidents?
What are the common causes of slip-and-fall accidents?

It's interesting that slip, trip and fall accidents happen as often as they do, because people, by nature, are fairly good at recognizing hazards and...

April 09, 2019
Don’t let a property owner unfairly blame a fall on age
Don’t let a property owner unfairly blame a fall on age

Anyone can suffer a slip-and-fall injury, regardless of their age and physical dexterity. As we noted in a recent post, not all slip-and-fall victims are...

March 25, 2019
Which works faster, salt or calcium chloride?
Which works faster, salt or calcium chloride?

You walk down the sidewalk in front of a local fast food joint. As you turn the corner to head up toward the door, you...

March 08, 2019
Slip-and-fall injuries don’t happen only to senior citizens
Slip-and-fall injuries don’t happen only to senior citizens

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of death and injury for older Americans. However, don't believe...

February 07, 2019
Judge dismisses fall case against Food 4 Less
Judge dismisses fall case against Food 4 Less

If you slip and fall on another party's property, there is a chance that you can sue. However, you need to be able to show...

January 30, 2019
Can you sue after an outdoor accident on ice?
Can you sue after an outdoor accident on ice?

When you were walking into a local business, the last thing you expected was for a patch of ice to lead to a fall. The...

January 04, 2019
Treat every slip-and-fall accident seriously
Treat every slip-and-fall accident seriously

Slip-and-fall accidents are serious matters that must be treated accordingly. One thing that you have to remember is that these kinds of accidents can lead...

December 19, 2018
Help is available if you’re injured in an Illinois slip and fall
Help is available if you’re injured in an Illinois slip and fall

Imagine this: You're new to Illinois and have been invited to a holiday party by an acquaintance. You're happy to go and perhaps gain a...

November 30, 2018
Use care when walking on ice and snow this winter
Use care when walking on ice and snow this winter

Walking around during the winter months in Illinois can be difficult. You have to deal with snowy conditions that can make it easy to slip...

November 18, 2018
Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured
Rotator-cuff injuries: What to know when your shoulder is injured

While it's not always the most serious of injuries, an injury to the rotator cuff can be life-altering. A rotator cuff is a group of...

July 30, 2018
CNA study reveals common cause of slip and falls
CNA study reveals common cause of slip and falls

CNA Financial Corporation released a study analyzing the slip-and-fall liability claims that it received between January 1, 2010, and December 31, 2016. The authors noted...

November 09, 2017
Business survey shows unaddressed slip and fall risks
Business survey shows unaddressed slip and fall risks

The biggest threat to worker safety in Peoria could be slip and fall accidents. The Bureau of Labor Statistics data showed same-level slips, opposed to...

September 07, 2017
Ankle injuries caused by slip-and-fall accidents
Ankle injuries caused by slip-and-fall accidents

A person who slips and falls while in a Peoria store or a restaurant could be at risk for suffering serious ankle injuries. Depending on...

June 23, 2017
Pursuing civil remedies after a swimming pool accident
Pursuing civil remedies after a swimming pool accident

Swimming pool accidents claim the lives of about 1,000 children each year, and thousands more are left with injuries ranging from contusions and broken bones...

January 13, 2017
Recent Illinois Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act
Recent Illinois Supreme Court Decision Clarifies Illinois Snow and Ice Removal Act

On December 1, 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Pamela Murphy-Hylton v. Lieberman Management Services, Inc., et al., 2016...

January 06, 2017
Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Issue Involving Snow and Ice Removal Act
Illinois Supreme Court Clarifies Issue Involving Snow and Ice Removal Act

In December 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court issued a ruling that in some cases, limits the immunities provided to residential owners and operators by the...

January 05, 2017
3 approaches to assigning liability for slip and fall accidents
3 approaches to assigning liability for slip and fall accidents

Hazards to personal safety exist throughout Illinois. A broken stair rail or icy sidewalk could cause a person to slip or fall. In some cases,...

August 23, 2016
Slip and Fall accidents
Slip and Fall accidents

Nothing can be more frustrating to an injured individual than to find out that those they assumed were responsible for their injury doesn't owe them...

August 16, 2016