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Parking Lot Liability

November 12, 2012

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If you park your car in a retail parking lot and it is stolen or vandalized, who is responsible? Some may think the parking lot owner should reimburse an individual for his or her loss, but this is generally not the case.  However, if the possession, custody or management of the vehicle is released to […]

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Fall Nets $372,000 Verdict in Premises Liability Case

October 15, 2012

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Californian Arthur King was found to be 30 percent at fault in an accident at a waste disposal plant in 2010, but he was still awarded more than $372,000 in a premises liability verdict in a Bakersfield Superior Court bench trial, according to the legal website, Verdict Search. Kern County in California was ordered to […]

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How “Loss of Consortium” Factors Into an Ohio Personal Injury Case

August 1, 2012

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When a personal injury occurs, whether it is the result of negligence, medical malpractice, or intentional conduct, there are many times more persons injured than just the plaintiff.  The compensatory (economic) damages are loss of wages, medical bills, etc… that can have a receipt or bill attributed to them.  The damages that do not come […]

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Slip & Fall Accidents and Premise Liability

June 20, 2012

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Falling down while present at another person’s property is a common cause of personal injury.  This area of the law is referred to as premises liability and is based in common law negligence.  Almost everyone has either themselves experienced a fall, or knows someone who has.  At first thought, especially if you are younger, it’s […]

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