Slips and falls and a business owner’s liability

July 28, 2021 Legal Team
As a business owner, you wear lots of hats. If you own a place of business that has regular clients, customers or guests, you have a responsibility to keep them safe to the best of your abilities.Slips and falls are one of the most common risks when it comes to liability, and many of...
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Can you file a claim for your poolside slip and fall injury?

May 17, 2021 Legal Team
For Illinois residents who live in a community with a pool, have a water park nearby or neighbors with their pool, the potential for dangerous situations and injuries increases. If an afternoon of fun turns tragic due to negligence, you may have grounds for a claim.According to the City of Springfield, property owners or...
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Hospitality industry still faces liability risks

March 22, 2021 Legal Team
Hopefully, guests and customers will resume going to conferences and restaurants and staying at hotels this year. With reopening, the hospitality industry will be responsible for the safety of their guests and may still face the consequences of a premises liability lawsuit for their negligence.NegligenceA facility is negligent if it did not exercise reasonable...
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What are a property owner’s duty to others on their premises?

February 24, 2021 Legal Team
Perhaps you were invited to a friend’s house and tripped on a broken step, injuring yourself. Or you might have been at the grocery store when you were injured after slipping on spilled milk. In such situations, it is important to understand whether you can hold the property owner accountable for your injuries. The...
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