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    Examples of Slip and Fall Accidents

    By Michael Barasch

    Many people who hear the phrase “slip and fall accident” think of an elderly person slipping on a patch of ice. However, slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, and they can occur almost anywhere. Depending on the circumstances of your fall, any number of parties may be to blame, including the property or […]

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    Fall Injuries Can Be Devastating for Seniors

    By Michael Barasch

    As the baby boomer generation ages, falls are among the most significant threats to their health and independence. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), falls are the leading cause of injury deaths, as well as nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions, for those over 65. Nearly a third of older Americans […]

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    What to Do After a Slip-and-Fall Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    You’ve fallen on another person’s property and injured yourself. It could be slipping on something in a store, tripping on a crumbling staircase or falling on an icy sidewalk. Now what do you do? Try to remain calm. This may be easier said than done, but it is important to remember as much as you […]

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    Who Is Responsible for Keeping Snowy Sidewalks Clear?

    By Michael Barasch

    New York City may be photogenic after a snowfall, but the charm soon fades for pedestrians trying to negotiate treacherous sidewalks. Often there is no way to avoid a stretch of unattended concrete. Slipping on an icy pavement can put you at risk for bruises, a broken bone or serious brain or spinal damage. Every […]

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    Does a Lack of Security Represent Grounds for a Premises Liability Lawsuit?

    By Michael Barasch

    Public facilities have a responsibility to take reasonable measures that help ensure the safety of anyone who legally visits the premises. This means they must remain watchful for hazards that can cause someone to suffer injuries, and take such measures as repairing loose carpeting, lighting steps and pursuing other actions to prevent falls. However they […]

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    Who Is At Fault In a Slip and Fall Accident?

    By Michael Barasch

    Slipping and falling at home, in a store, in a parking lot, at the office or anywhere else is a common occurrence. It is also common for people to suffer serious injuries from accidents caused by dangerous conditions. They may slip on a wet floor, trip over an object, or fall because the premises are […]

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