Category: Premises Liability

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AirBNBs are an attractive option in many situations. Pricing is frequently much cheaper than hotels in the area, and house rentals offer additional space with fewer worries about noise and other issues that come along with shared walls in traditional temporary lodgings. But AirBNBs also present additional safety issues that

In less than 10 years, Airbnb has become a $50 billion company with more than two million listings in over 200 countries across the globe. The cost-efficient alternative to booking a hotel room in a major city is attractive to travelers and to homeowners trying to support their income. With

Walking the streets of Manhattan can be hectic. People walking in all directions, cars and taxis clogging up intersections, and broken or uneven sidewalks are just some of the obstructions making it difficult for pedestrians. Residents and tourists quickly learn to look around and look down to try and avoid

Black Friday has long been accepted as the most dangerous shopping day of the year. Not only are dozens of people injured every year, but on rare occasions individuals are even killed during the event. Thousands of people fighting for a good deal will always carry a significant risk of

A property management firm is claiming that it was an “Act of God” that led to an elevator accident that killed a 37 year old man on October 2nd, 2015. According to the company, there was nothing that could have been done to prevent the terrible tragedy, because “acts of

Chicago isn’t called the Windy City for nothing. When storms blow in, heavy winds often drive the wind chill down, and rain and snow can soak through clothing quickly. To provide some measure of shelter, O’Hare airport constructed a series of structures for people to wait under when weather turns

The sign was there for all to see. It read “Moving gate can cause serious injury or death,” and the text was accompanied by a picture depicting a figure falling backwards. It is difficult to guess just what the picture is meant to represent, so reading the words was the