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May 2016 Archives

Some unique premises liability situations, explained

When someone is injured on the property of another person or company, it is right to start asking questions. Who is liable? Was my injury caused by their premises or my own actions? Are the conditions of the property up to the acceptable standard? Were the people in charge doing everything in their power to make patrons safe?

2014 data shows drop in fatal workplace accidents in California

A report from the California Department of Industrial Relations found that the number of fatal workplace incidents in 2014 (the most recent year for available data) showed a sharp decline from previous years. In 2012 and 2013, there were 375 workplace deaths and 396 workplace deaths, respectively. In 2014, that number plummeted to 344. That's a significant safety step -- but that's still nearly one workplace fatality per day in the state.

On dog bites and the people responsible for them

Dog bites aren't talked about enough. Even though dogs are man's best friend, they can also be incredibly powerful and vicious animals too. When a dog views another person as a threat and they attack with unrelenting force, the victim often suffers terrible injuries. In the worst case scenario, the person loses their life.