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Can I File A Claim If I Was Injured After Falling On A Sidewalk?

While it may seem straightforward, that question is not as easy to answer as you might think. There are many factors that go into establishing fault in slip and fall cases. To be eligible to file a slip and fall claim and receive compensation, liability must be determined. Here’s how liability is determined. The first factor is determining who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk....
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Slip and Fall Accidents: Proving Fault

Slips, trips, falls, and spills happen every day. Sometimes they result in a minor scrape or bruise, but sometimes the injury can be much more serious, resulting in broken bones, concussions, or even death. Additionally, while some falls can be attributed to carelessness, if the fall results from a dangerous condition on the location, the injured party may be able to bring a claim against...
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Tenant Rights in Rental Property Injury Claims

When you rent a property from someone, you expect that the property will be delivered in a safe condition. However, sometimes property owners fail to fix defects on their property than can lead to injuries to their tenants or their tenants’ guests. Common causes of property defects that lead to injuries include dangerous staircases, uneven flooring, and water leaks among other issues. If you or...
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Do You Have a Legitimate Premises Liability Case?

What is premises liability, exactly? How can you determine who’s at fault? When should you contact a lawyer? These are just a few questions to consider when looking at premises liability. So let’s get started! First, premises liability law is the body of law which makes the person who is in possession of land or premises responsible for certain injuries suffered by persons who are...
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Bill to Toughen Workers’ Compensation Law Passes House Vote

On behalf of Brown & Crouppen, P.C. posted in Workers’ Compensation on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 In a previous post, we discussed a bill the Missouri Legislature was considering that would prohibit an injured worker from suing any co-workers who were potentially responsible for the injuries if the worker took a settlement with the state workers’ compensation fund. The bill was part of the “Fix...
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