Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord that results in a loss of function such as mobility or feeling. Spinal cord injuries are often caused by accidents. Many times, these injuries result from motor vehicle accidents. They can also be caused by a variety of other accidents,Read More →

Structural Defects Structural damages to a building, often due to age or wear and tear, can be a significant cause of injury. Uneven steps, parking lot potholes, cracked sidewalks, broken tiles, or torn carpeting can create dangerous situations for visitors to a building. As noted earlier, to prove negligence, youRead More →

Slip & Fall Injuries May Involve: Walkways Ramps Stairs Playing Surfaces Grates/Roller Skating Rinks Escalators Sports Fields & Surfaces Dance Floors Showers Bathtubs Ladders Footwear Scaffolds Mats and Carpets There are Four Types of Slip and Fall Accidents: Trip-and-fall accidents, where there is a foreign object in the walking pathRead More →

Persons engaged in chipping, hammering, crushing, loading and transporting rock products Persons involved in the sandblasting of buildings or old oilfield equipment involving concrete or other materials Persons who extensively saw, hammer, drill, grind, chip, or work with concrete or other rock substances Persons involved in the shipbuilding industry Miners,Read More →

Silicosis kills thousands of people around the world every year. It is estimated that nearly 2 million workers in the United States are exposed to crystalline silica, with several hundred thousand at dangerous levels. About 300 American workers will die with silicosis each year. In an extensive study conducted fromRead More →

Some of the types of railroad accidents are: Derailments Collisions with passenger vehicles Collisions with other trains Accidents due to mechanical failure State laws exist in order to determine if the carrier is liable for the personal injuries caused by the railroad accident. Most states find a common carrier liableRead More →