Category: Premises Liability

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A St. Louis jury awarded former NFL running back Reggie Bush 12.5 million dollars due to an injury he suffered just off the field in 2015. Bush was a running back for the San Francisco 49ers when the injury occurred in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. The injury

There are a variety of factors that can influence the prevalence of falls on stairways, but one of the most common causes of these accidents is stairs that have become slippery. Slippery surfaces are always dangerous, but stairs pose particular risks as the limited surface area provides less opportunity for

Climbing stairs can be extremely dangerous, as a missed step can lead to a fall down a full flight, often resulting in broken bones. The risk of a fall is always there, but that risk is exacerbated by poor lighting, lack of guardrails, or slippery surfaces. One significant risk is

Tripping or falling on a staircase is an incredibly frightening experience. Most falls people are likely to suffer are limited by the height of the person falling, but a staircase can extend for dozens of feet. A fall down a staircase is likely to result in significant injuries, and even

The death of a Chicago teen has been ruled an accident. The case, which transfixed the nation after Kenneka Jenkins was found dead in a hotel walk-in freezer, can now have some small amount of closure. Still, the coroner’s report will not completely assuage fears generated by social media and

Having a few drinks with friends is a time-honored tradition for many adults, and neighborhood bars can be one of the best places to indulge and socialize. Finding the right bar for you and your friend, or spending an evening bar-hopping, can be a wonderful bonding experience. Though different establishments

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