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What Should I Do If I Suffer an Injury While Riding an Escalator?

Recently, tragedy struck when a 2-year-old girl was injured while riding an escalator. According to KIRO-TV, the girl fell down as she descended the escalator. Before she could get back up, her finger was severed. A technician was able to recover the toddler’s finger and she and the finger were rushed to the hospital for reattachment. What to Do If You or a Loved One Is Injured While Riding an Escalator It is the responsibility of property owners and managers to ensure that those they invite into their facilities are safe from accidents. In addition, manufacturers can be held accountable if a product defect leads to an injury or death. Therefore, if you or someone you love is injured while riding an escalator and your injury was the result of improper maintenance, poor design, a lack of safety warnings, incorrect installation or a defective part, you may be able to…
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Can Victims Sue a Casino Bar If It Over-Served a Drunk Driver Alcohol?

Dram shop laws enable drunk driving accident victims and their families to hold businesses that serve alcohol legally responsible for DUI wrecks. A recent dram shop case is a reminder that it is possible to sue bars for overserving alcohol to someone who goes on to cause a drinking and driving-related accident in New Jersey. The lawsuit involves a March 2015 incident where an ex-police officer from Linden, New Jersey was allegedly driving drunk when he was involved in a deadly wrong-way crash on a highway in Staten Island. Per NJ.com, two men riding in the ex-Linden cop’s car were killed in the wreck, while a third passenger from the vehicle suffered critical injuries. The man who suffered critical injuries, along with the family of one of the men killed in the head-on collision, later filed a dram shop lawsuit against a bar and a strip club that the men…
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Can Casinos Be Held Liable If a Guest Is the Victim of a Crime on Their Property?

In January, a 74-year-old New Jersey woman was the victim of a violent crime at a casino while visiting the Philadelphia area. Per the Delaware County Daily Times, the woman was approached by two women in the Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack in Chester parking. The two women pushed her to the ground and ripped the handbag she was holding from its straps. Thanks to video surveillance, which captured the armed robbery, the two women who committed the assault were apprehended in early February. Still, the question remains, could this crime have been prevented if the casino provided better security? What Is Negligent Security? When a business fails to provide a safe environment for visitors, it is known as negligent security. Examples of negligent security can include not having enough security guards on duty, failing to provide adequate lighting or having doors with broken locks. If for instance someone is…
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