There are many premises liability cases that involve a building owners negligence to certain areas of their property. As an example attorney David Schloss uses the case of a negligence victim. His client was living in a building where rubber tread on the stairs was not secured correctly. She fell down the stairs and...Read More
What is a Release of Liability?
Today, you might have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, such as training at a CrossFit center, attending a steam yoga study, or even speed dating. These are fast-paced, exciting activities that are meant to get your heart pumping. Unfortunately, they also carry a higher risk for injury. Along with the opportunity...Read More
Premises Liability: Exploring the Duties of Property Owners in D.C.
Injury Attorneys Holding Property Owners Liable in Premises Liability Cases Washington, D.C.Premises liability is an area of personal injury law that focuses on a property owner’s legal obligation toward those who visit his or her property. In some cases, this obligation might extend to property managers or contractors who are responsible for maintaining... Read More
What Constitutes a Defective Sidewalk?
Personal Injury Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Defective Sidewalks in Washington, D.C.A defective sidewalk can lead to a plethora of devastating injuries – from slips and trips to broken bones, facial lacerations, or even a traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, what constitutes a defective sidewalk versus a person’s natural clumsiness? How would that determination... Read More
Sidewalk Grate Collapses and Seriously Injures Office Worker in Arlington
[ubermenu-map address="Arlington, VA" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] According to WJLA.com, on October 9, an office worker fell 15 feet through a sidewalk grate and was seriously injured in Arlington. The victim was walking on a sidewalk grate at 950 N. Glebe Road in Arlington when it unexpectedly gave way. He fell into a garage ventilation shaft and...Read More
Eight Injured in Partial Ceiling Collapse at Government Sponsored Event
Eight people suffered injuries when a ceiling partially collapsed at an event on I Street SE in Washington, D.C. on the night of August 16. The collapse occurred during a go-go music exhibition organized by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. According to fire officials, construction and the vibrations coming from the music...Read More
What Poorly Maintained Playground Equipment Can Do
If you have kids, they might have suffered playground injuries in the past. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), emergency rooms treat over 200,000 kids aged 14 and younger every year for playground-related injuries. Approximately 45 percent of those injuries are severe fractures, internal injuries, concussions, and amputations. Some playground injuries...Read More
Pictures Speak Louder than Words: Taking Photos after an Accident
No doubt, you have an iPhone or other smartphone with you at all times. One of the benefits of this technology is that it puts a camera at your disposal in any instance. Nowhere is a camera more beneficial than in the aftermath of a...Read More
There is Falling Plaster in Union Station
Commuters at Washington, D.C.’s Union Station might have thought the sky was falling last month, but it was only plaster from the ceiling. It turns out the August 23 earthquake dislodged some of the plaster, which eventually fell to the ground. A piece of the plaster injured a restaurant worker late last month. As...Read More
Deadly Carbon Monoxide Leak at DC Apartment Complex
Deadly carbon monoxide fumes overtook a three-story apartment complex in the Northwest Bloomingdale neighborhood of DC earlier this month. A Washington, D.C. Fire Department spokesperson said that two workers at the Parker Flats at Gage School condominiums were using a pressure washer in an unventilated, underground garage. The carbon monoxide fumes overtook the men...Read More