Holiday Shopping Often Means Holiday Accidents

Holiday shopping can often mean holiday accidents. From stampedes of shoppers to slippery entrance ways to highly- and precariously-stocked merchandise shelves, personal injury cases, sadly enough, are all too common this time of year. We’ve analyzed Slip-and-fall cases before in a simple small business scenario. As you might imagine, these account for quite a few […]

Documenting a Slip-and-Fall Case

Slip and falls send one million of us to the hospital emergency room every year, are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims, and account for half of all accidental deaths in the home. And while many of us may be quick to blame ourselves and our clumsiness for a fall, the cause may have […]

Can I Sue If I’m Injured in a Store Parking Lot?

We’ve examined parking lot safety before and what a store’s liability is. But just how far does a business’ liability extend? In general, if you’re injured in a store parking lot and it’s due to the store’s negligence, you can sue. After all, keeping the parking lot safe is part of the business’s responsibility under […]

Sidewalk Personal Injury

With stronger and stronger winter storms taking aim at New Mexico, Albuquerqueans shouldn’t think they’re immune to icy and dangerous sidewalks. Slip and fall accidents injure millions of people every year, and many of them occur on poorly maintained or hazardous sidewalks. But who’s responsible for keeping sidewalks safe? And what can you do if […]

If I Fall In a Hospital, Do I Have a Case?

Hospitals are supposed to be places where people go to get well. However, there are far too many times when people find themselves in worse shape than when they checked in. Considering tired, stressed, and sick visitors, overworked and accident-prone staff, and spills of supplies and even bodily fluids, accidents — especially slip-and-falls — are […]

Spinal Cord Injuries Are On The Rise in Slip-and-Fall Cases

My readers have no doubt heard me talk about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as one of the most devastating injuries resulting from auto accidents. However, there’s another type of injury that seems to be increasingly prominent as of late – spinal cord injuries (SCI). Typically, we see spinal cord injuries in an auto accident resulting […]