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The basics of store liability for injuries

Injuries in retail stores account for thousands of compensation claims annually. Premises liability in Pennsylvania holds shop owners responsible for injuries because of negligence. The same applies regardless of the size of the store or how well-known it is. Some store-related injuries can have lasting effects on customers, so it’s important to know what steps

Premises liability protections for victims

Premises liability is an area of the law that keeps those injured on the property of another safe. This is important for victims injured in a slip and fall accident or other type of accident for which premises liability legal protections may apply to be familiar with. Premises liability basics Premises liability protections are based on

Slip and fall accidents in restaurants

One of the most fun things to do when visiting a new place is to try out the local cuisine and sample the specialties of different restaurants. Many Pennsylvania food establishments offer a variety of meals that satisfy even the pickiest foodies. However, visiting a restaurant is not without risk, particularly when that restaurant does

Who is liable if an injury happens in a dorm room?

For thousands of college students, living in a dorm room with friends is part of the long awaited college experience.  Dorm life is often where they get their first real taste of independence and self-responsibility.  In the midst of all the excitement and anticipation, sometimes safety hazards can be overlooked. On any college campus, it

Slip-and-fall accidents can occur on a college campus

As Penn State students rush from one place to another, they may slip and fall on campus and suffer severe injuries. College students and friends and family visiting the campus who have slipped and fallen may file a premises liability lawsuit against the college. Filing a slip-and-fall lawsuit requires the injured party to show that someone else’s lack of

What are a hotel’s duties to protect guests?

Visitors to State College are entitled to protection if they stay at one of its hotels. Innkeepers must take reasonable steps to protect their guests from harm or face the consequences of a premises liability lawsuit. Hotels have the duty of reasonable care of being vigilant and protecting their guests from foreseeable risks. This includes protection from injuries and