When an individual is fatally injured on property that is own by another party, the situation could be considered quite serious. The cause of the death will likely be explored to determine whether a condition on the property itself may have contributed to the injuries due to being unsafe or not having proper warnings of potential risks in the area. If a family loses a loved one in a such an accident, they may wish to determine whether filing a premises liability claim may be appropriate.
Having a dog can be a joy to many individuals. However, if a person is bitten by another individual's dog, joy is likely the farthest emotion from the victim's mind. In some situations, dog bites can be quite serious and lead to a person needing medical attention. If a person was seriously injured by a dog while on the owner's property, the victim may have reason to file a premises liability claim against the owner.
Swimming pools are designed to be fun and enjoyable, which is why many residents here in Georgia have them in their backyard. Unfortunately, when they are not adequately maintained or secured, these pools can quickly turn dangerous. If the proper precautions are not taken to keep the pool area safe, it can result in hazardous conditions that could result in tragic consequences.
Imagine you are driving down the road, and everything seems normal. Sure, it's cold outside -- let's say it has been for weeks, something that isn't too difficult to imagine given the month so far -- but the road is clear and free of any ice or snow. All of a sudden, you come upon a solid sheet of ice. The entire road is blanketed by the slick surface, and now cars are skidding, spinning and swerving all over the place. Multiple accidents occur and a few people are injured as a result.