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…

Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer Tim Rayne explains the Hills and Ridges Rule that applies to falls on snow and ice in Pennsylvnia. The Hills and Ridges Rule recognizes that it is impossible for property owners to keep their properties free from snow and ice at all times and especially during storms.  Because of this…

Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer Tim Rayne explains the legal implication of a Slip and Fall Accident that occurs during a snow storm. A property owner is not automatically liable for every slip and fall injury on its property.  Instead, a property owner is only liable if it is negligent, that is if it fails…

As a Pennsylvania Personal Injury Lawyer, I get a lot of calls from people in Wintertime who have fallen on snow or ice and have been injured.  They want to know their legal rights and whether or not they can make a claim for compensation.  Whether they have a viable legal claim depends on the…

It’s snowing for the first time this year.  Time for fun with sledding and snowmen, but also time for dangerously slippery sidewalks and parking lots where Slip and Fall injuries are common.  As a Pennsylvania Slip and Fall Lawyer, I get calls after almost every snowfall regarding someone suffering an injury after a Slip and…

Slip and Fall Lawsuits in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Slip and Fall laws are designed to protect customers from danger, including Slip and Fall hazards.  Pennsylvania business owners are responsible to inspect their properties and eliminate any hazards or warn their customers of any danger. Despite these legal protections for customers, it often seems like there is…

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