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Danger Zones: Likely Places for Slips, Trips, and Falls

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Slips, trips, and falls are some of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for millions of visits to the emergency room and urgent care facilities. There are many ways to avoid falls, including being sure to clean up spills and warning others when floors are damp from being freshly… Read More »

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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Slips, trips, and falls can be dangerous accidents, and can take place in your home, outdoors, on the job, and in public places like supermarkets and restaurants. Falls can be particularly common in the winter months, when ice and frost can build up or, in Sunbelt states, rain and mud can make for a… Read More »

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Slips Trips and Falls – What to Do

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Most people who have ever fallen down, particularly at a public location, can attest to the fact that after ending up on the ground, getting out of the limelight and out the door is the immediate instinctual response. But if you slip, trip, or fall on someone else’s property, fleeing the scene can mean… Read More »

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Slips, Trips and Falls: Common Myths

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Incidents that occur when an individual slips on something, trips on something, or falls due to some present hazard are referred to as “slip, trip, and fall” cases. These types of incidents comprise some of the most commonly made personal injury claims, particularly from individuals in older age brackets. However, the widespread nature of… Read More »

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Can I File a Personal Injury Claim?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Personal injury claims arise, broadly, from some person acting in an unreasonable manner and a person becoming injured as a result. There are many types of personal injury cases. But how do you know if you’re eligible to file a claim for the injury you sustained? The following includes some of the most common… Read More »

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What is “Pain and Suffering” in a Personal Injury Case?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Many people, when contemplating a personal injury claim, consider claiming damages with regards to pain and suffering. But what does that mean, and how does anyone calculate what such a condition would be worth in dollars and cents? Here is a primer on pain and suffering in lawsuits, and how it may inform your… Read More »

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Avoiding Personal Injury Claims in the Summer Months

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Summer is now in full swing, with cookouts, road trips, and spending time outside all on the itinerary. But did you know that accidents increase in the summer months? Correspondingly, so do personal injury lawsuits. The best way to avoid a lawsuit is to avoid the accident in the first place. That means taking… Read More »

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