Slip and Fall

Summertime Slip and Fall Accidents

Summertime slip and fall accidents can occur just as frequently as slip and fall accidents in the winter. The warm weather gets people up and out of the house, taking part in outdoor activities, and attending more malls and restaurants. Common summertime slip and fall accidents occur at many of these […]

July 11th, 2013|Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Summertime Slip and Fall Accidents

Are you Eligible to Recover Damages for a Slip and Fall Accident?

The following is information to keep in mind when you have suffered from a slip and fall in Massachusetts:

You can’t sue your employer under Massachusetts law as work related injuries are covered under Massachusetts workers’ compensation.
You have three years from the date of the incident to file a claim against […]

May 13th, 2013|Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Are you Eligible to Recover Damages for a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and Fall Incidents: It’s Not Your Fault

Slip and fall, in United States tort law, is a claim or case based on a person slipping (or tripping) and falling. It is a tort, and based on a claim that the property owner was negligent in allowing some dangerous condition to exist that caused the slip or trip.

Falls […]

January 10th, 2013|Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Incidents: It’s Not Your Fault

Health Care Aid Workplace Injury

Sally Stevens was working as an aide for a health care management company. She was walking through the hall when she tripped a fell over a linen cart landing on her left side causing severe pain and injuries.

Mrs. Stevens went to the local emergency room where she was diagnosed with […]

August 13th, 2012|Case Results, Cases, Slip and Fall, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Health Care Aid Workplace Injury

Case Results for Cemetery Worker Slip and Fall

Mr. Harper was working on the grounds of a local cemetery when he slipped and fell on ice injuring his back. A few days later he attempted to lift a heavy casket and injured his back again. Mr. Harper sought treatment from his general practitioner who advised him to stay […]

August 9th, 2012|Case Results, Cases, Slip and Fall, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Case Results for Cemetery Worker Slip and Fall

Truck Driver Slip and Fall Case

In January 2010 while leaving the parking lot Donald Goodman fell on ice and fracture his left leg. He went to the emergency room where he was diagnosed with a distal tibial fracture with a proximal fibular fracture. He underwent a closed reduction and a long leg casting and admitted […]

August 6th, 2012|Case Results, Cases, Slip and Fall, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Truck Driver Slip and Fall Case

Employee Inspecting Residential Home Trip and Fall Case

In March 2009, Jim Johnson was inspecting a residential home and was in the basement checking the boiler and electrical system having to climb over boxes when he tripped and fell and hit a concrete wall. He felt pain in his left hamstring and both shoulders while lying on the […]

July 23rd, 2012|Case Results, Cases, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Slip and Fall, Social Security, Workers Comp, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Employee Inspecting Residential Home Trip and Fall Case

Boston Personal Injury Case Review: Slip and Fall Incident

Barbara Taylor was in the process on entering CVS in Medfield, MA.  While walking over the handicap ramp when she tripped and fell on an uneven surface which had not been properly maintained and created an unreasonably dangerous situation.  She landed on her side internally rotating her right foot.

Mrs. Taylor […]

May 3rd, 2012|Case Results, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Boston Personal Injury Case Review: Slip and Fall Incident

Teen Dies after Falling from Ski Lift

Police are currently investigating an accident in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts which involved a fall from a ski lift.  The accident involved an 18 year old Student from Upton who was training at Ward Hill Ski center with the Nipmuc Regional High School Ski Team.

The District Attorney’s Office is reporting that the […]

January 19th, 2012|Fatal Accidents, Public Safety, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Teen Dies after Falling from Ski Lift

Mother and Son Nearly Drown in Cape Code Hotel Pool

An unnamed woman, 38, and her eight year old son were  rescued from the Cape Cod Winstead Village Inn pool after nearly drowning. The Boston Globe reported that the woman found her son at the bottom of the pool and jumped in to rescue him even though she didn’t know […]

June 22nd, 2011|Personal Injury, Premises liability, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Mother and Son Nearly Drown in Cape Code Hotel Pool

Summer Pool Safety in Massachusetts

It seems like summer has finally arrived, which means it’s time for children of all ages to enjoy swimming pools. While outdoor pools are an integral part of summer fun, they can be dangerous. Each year hundreds of children are injured in Massachusetts due to pool related accidents. Throughout the […]

June 8th, 2011|Massachusetts Pool Accidents, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Summer Pool Safety in Massachusetts

Easton, MA – Slip and Fall in Friend’s Home

On Thursday, January 24, 2009, at approximately noon time, Mr. Murphy was meeting his friend for lunch. As they were leaving to go to lunch, Mr. Murphy picked up a small piece of trash and while walking across the kitchen floor when a section of the floor gave way under […]

June 7th, 2011|Falls at Home, Premises liability, Slip and Fall|Comments Off on Easton, MA – Slip and Fall in Friend’s Home