What to do Right Away If You Fall and are Injured? Report the Incident If you are injured in a Slip or Trip and Fall accident in Pennsylvania, it’s important that you report the accident immediately to the property owner. If you do not report it, an argument can be made later that you are…

It’s wintertime and snow and ice are coming.  So, if you or a family member are injured in a Slip and Fall accident in Pennsylvania on snow or ice, do you have a legal right to be compensated for your injuries? As an ethical Personal Injury Lawyer, and not an Ambulance Chaser, I’ll tell you…

There is a Natural Reluctance to Presenting a Slip and Fall Claim A lot of people are reluctant to investigate their legal rights after being injured in a fall on Ice or Snow. They may be embarrassed about the fall and think it was their fault.  Maybe they think there is a negative stigma about…

Supermarket Slip and Fall – Does it Matter Who Caused the Spill and How Long it was There? You are injured in a Slip and Fall on a puddle on the floor of a Supermarket.  Does it matter legally who spilled the liquid and how long it was there before you fell? You might think…

How to Avoid Unexpected Liability For Wintertime Slip and Falls Winter is not over yet.  We are nearly guaranteed to have ice and snow in Chester County Pennsylvania in February or even early March.  Snow and ice lead to Slip and Fall accidents, injuries and legal liability. Here are 5 Tips to Avoid Legal Liability…

The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently decided an important case, Harriet Marshall v. Brown’s IA, LLC, relating to the obligation of a supermarket to preserve videotape evidence in a Slip and Fall case. Ultimately the Court decided that the Shoprite Supermarket should have preserved more surveillance video than it did and that its failure to preserve the…

Do I have a claim if I Slip and Fall on snow or ice?  It’s one of the most common questions that I get as a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer.  The answer is, it depends, but you should photograph the condion that caused you to fall, report it to the property or store owner…

The Dangerous Downspout and Slip and Fall Accident The apartment complex had one building which was an accident waiting to happen.  The other buildings were designed and constructed safely.  The roofs had gutters and downspouts that were piped into the underground sewer system.  This led to water from the roof being safely routed underground. However,…

As a Personal Injury Lawyer I help many clients deal with insurance companies after being injured in Slip and Fall accidents on snow and ice.  Slip and Falls can result from just bad luck or from Negligence of the property owner or a tenant. Here are some thoughts on how avoid Wintertime liability for Slip…

On January 31, 2018, the Pennsylvania Superior Court decided the case of Collins v. Philadelphia Suburban Development Corporation, finding that David Collins had no legal claims for serious injuries he sustained in a Slip and Fall Accident that occurred during a blizzard.  Reaffirming the Hills and Ridges Rule, the Superior Court decided that it was unreasonable to expect…

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