Category Archives: Slip and Fall
Who’s At Fault If A Slip & Fall Accident Occurs While Intoxicated?
Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone at any time, but when alcohol or drugs are involved, determining fault can become more complicated. If you have been involved in a slip and fall accident while intoxicated, you may be wondering if you are still entitled to compensation. Our Tacoma slip and fall lawyers… Read More »
Can You Sue the City Of Seattle If You Trip And Fall On An Uneven Sidewalk?
If you get around the city of Seattle on foot, sidewalks most likely play a crucial role in your daily life. However, if you trip and fall on an uneven sidewalk, it can be a traumatic experience. It can also lead to significant financial costs, including medical expenses, and many unanswered questions. If you… Read More »
Can You Sue the City Of Seattle If You Slipped And Fell On A Sidewalk?
If you recently slipped and fell on a sidewalk in the city of Seattle, Washington, you may be wondering if you can sue the city for your injuries. The answer depends on whether or not the city was negligent. Contact our Seattle sidewalk slip and fall lawyers at Emerald Law Group to discuss the… Read More »
Nursing Home Falls – Tragic and Preventable
Nursing homes have been in the news a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing outbreaks of the coronavirus in adult care facilities all over the country. Even before the tragedy of COVID-19, a constant danger to residents of nursing homes and adult care facilities has been the risk of falls. Half of the… Read More »
$260,000.00 Trip and Fall Settlement
Earlier this month, Emerald Law Group settled a trip and fall case against a large Puget Sound City and a landowner. The client, a 57-year-old woman was walking on a busy sidewalk when she tripped on an uneven section of the walkway, injuring her knee. Both the City and the adjoining landowner disputed liability…. Read More »
Catholic clergy sexual abuse and state investigations
Pervasive child sex abuse has taken place in many Catholic Archdioceses across the country, including here in Washington. Many U.S. dioceses and other religious orders have released lists of clergy known to be sexual abusers. The sudden increase in such lists of known abusers is in large part due to the State of Pennsylvania’s… Read More »
Tree Wells and Trip and Fall Accidents
Seattle’s urban forest canopy covers 23% of the city according to the American Forests rankings. That places Seattle in the top 10 for urban tree coverage. While all these trees provide many benefits, such the removal of air pollutants and making the city more attractive, they can cause safety issues if they are not… Read More »
Slip and Falls From Ice and Snow
From the time we take a step to the time we are flat on our back takes less than a second. While a slip and fall accident takes less than a second, the injuries from a slip and fall can last a lifetime. With Winter here, sidewalks and floors will be wet for the… Read More »