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Category: Slip and Fall

Open and Obvious Defense in Trip and Fall Injury Cases

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 23 February, 2021

In a personal injury case, a defendant may attempt to use what is called the “open and obvious” rule as a defense. The “open and obvious” rule is an exception to premises liability law, which can be utilized as a defense by a property owner in order to explain why they should not be held […]

Trivial Defect Defense in Trip and Fall Injury Case

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 14 February, 2021

It is unfortunately common for trip and fall incidents to cause serious and lasting injuries. When the tripping and falling has occurred on someone’s property, and it results in injury, there is a potential premises liability case. In the process of determining liability, the court may apply what is called the “trivial defect” doctrine.   […]

California Grocery Store Injury Lawyer

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 01 February, 2021

While no one expects to sustain an injury while doing their weekly grocery shopping, it unfortunately happens. The most common injury in grocery stores is slip and fall accidents. These types of accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, such as stray produce and other products that have fallen of shelfs, a wet […]

Sidewalk Trip and Fall Injuries in California

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 18 December, 2020

If you’ve been injured tripping and falling on a sidewalk, you may be entitled to compensation from the municipality, the property owner or both. These cases are complicated and claimants are unlikely to be successful in collecting large amounts of compensation on their own. There are also short deadlines and picayune requirements for filing notice […]

Hotel Injury Cases In California

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 11 December, 2020

Most hotels go out of their way to make sure their guests are safe and comfortable, but sometimes they make mistakes that cause serious or catastrophic injuries. Hotel injury victims can be faced with large amounts of medical bills and lost earnings due to long term or permanent disability. The best way to collect the […]

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 31 October, 2020

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, slip and fall, or from other types of negligent, reckless, or intentional behavior, you’re entitled to collect compensation from the responsible parties. How much you can collect will vary with the severity of injuries, the respective fault of all parties and how much insurance coverage applies. The […]

What to do after a slip, trip or fall accident?

By Silva Injury Law, Inc. 18 June, 2019

What to do immediately following a slip or trip and fall accident: Get Medical Attention Although you may feel fine initially, you may have sustained an injury and you cannot feel anything right away due to adrenaline. It is always better to have a medical professional check you over.   Inspect the Area Where the […]

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