Now that school is out, many people flock to popular amusement parks across the U.S. or local carnivals in their cities or towns for a day of fun that both adults and children can enjoy. With attractions like the Ferris wheel, roller coasters, water slides, and other fast, flying, fun rides, it’s no wonder so…
Halloween is one of the most beloved holidays by children and adults alike. However, Halloween can be particularly dangerous if not taken seriously.
As kids go back to school, they will spend time on playgrounds during recess, but this joyous time can be traumatic if a child is injured. While minor injuries like scrapes and bruises are common, children can easily sustain broken bones, cuts and concussions that require emergency treatment. Additionally, children on playgrounds on Texas are exposed to a unique danger – burns, from the hot Texas sun heating metal components and equipment found on playgrounds.
Taking a dip in the pool is one of the best ways to beat the heat during summer. However, pools can be a very dangerous place if people don’t act safely and responsibly. Follow our summer pool safety tips to ensure a fun and safe summer.
Every summer, millions of Americans go to amusement parks, carnivals, and fairs for a little summer fun, but these places can be extremely dangerous if the proper safety precautions aren’t taken. To best protect yourself and your children from injury at an amusement park, follow our safety tips.
Supermarkets and grocery stores actually have a significant level of potential liability for personal injuries to customers, and that liability goes well beyond the potential liability from selling foods that cause illness, which should be obvious.
For the most part, governments at every level, including federal, state, and municipal, are technically protected against personal injury claims that occur on their property under a doctrine called the sovereign immunity rule, which basically means a person can’t sue the government for injuries caused by its employees or which were incurred on its properties. Basically, since we technically own the government, we can’t sue ourselves.
Normally, premises liability laws relieve a landowner of any liability for injuries sustained by those who have trespassed on the property. However, an exception to this rule exists in the attractive nuisance doctrine. According to this legislation, an owner may be held responsible if a child is injured on the property through certain conditions, even if the child is trespassing.