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What are Common Types of Slip and Fall Injuries in Schools?

Slip and fall accidents can be serious and can cause severe injury. People may not think of the risks of falls as much as they would incidents such as car accidents or dangerous sports. However, this is part of what makes them so dangerous. A person simply walking across a hall would not think that they were engaging in any risky behavior, and yet, they could easily fall and sustain a serious injury. Schools feature a variety of hazards and[…] Read More

Premises Liability with Snow and Ice

Living in New Jersey during the winter means dealing with snow and ice. However, frozen precipitation can lead to slick surfaces. For that reason, many people experience slips during the colder months. In the best circumstance, a slip and fall accident can be a nuisance and uncomfortable. Yet, some falls on ice-covered surfaces can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. What action can someone take if they slip on an ice-covered parking lot or slide uncontrollably on an unmaintained[…] Read More