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Wet Floor Safety Regulations

Posted on October 27, 2017 by

Wet floors can be a scary situation for employees and customers alike. After all, wet floors are the most common cause of slips, trips, and falls. They also cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths.

If you’re an employee, a resident or a property manager, it’s important to understand wet floor regulations so that you can take action if you have been a victim of a slip and fall.

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Who is at fault when I slip and fall in a public park?

What Happens if I Trip and Fall in a Public Park

Posted on May 31, 2016 by

While parks are great places for picnics, spending time with the family or having a barbecue in the outdoors, an injury can happen on the property. Limbs from trees can come crashing down, a child may fall into a pool, or a person may trip and fall on uneven ground. For these reasons, it is important to know who may be liable for an injury suffered in a park and to understand how to pursue a lawsuit if the park is privately or publicly owned.

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If you have been harmed in a slip and fall, speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer before filing a claim to learn about some issues that may arise as a result of the accident.

What to do in a Slip & Fall Accident from Water

Posted on May 19, 2016 by

While one is going about his or her busy day, the last thing to expect is an injury from a slip and fall accident. Nevertheless, slip and falls can happen anywhere, at any time and to anyone. If you or someone you know has been injured in a slip and fall due to a wet surface, below are several steps you should take in order to preserve your case.

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Falling At Work: Slips, Trips & Falls

Posted on April 28, 2016 by

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the majority of workplace injuries are a result of slips, trips, and falls. In fact, work-related injuries account for as much as 15 percent of all accidental deaths per year just behind car accidents. It is estimated that work-related injuries result in 65 percent of all lost workdays per year.

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Personal Injury Numbers Across the Nation

Posted on December 17, 2015 by

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracks injuries in the U.S. and has found that injuries and violence are the leading causes of death in the nation for individuals ages 1 to 44 when compared to other leading causes of death. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014 it is estimated that almost 3 million individuals were hospitalized due to injuries. Almost one million of these personal injuries required time away from work. Continue reading

5 Immediate Things to do After You Have Been Injured

Posted on September 22, 2014 by

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Things you can do after you have been injured

Whether you suffer an injury playing a recreational sport or working on a job, the initial shock of getting hurt is never enjoyable. A rush of emotions runs through your head, not the least of which being the cost of the injury in terms of dollars and lost work or social productivity that is associated with recovery time. Unlike defense in football, the best defense to an injury is prevention. Accordingly, the New York injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Jeffrey K. Kestenbaum are here to provide you with five quick tips to help get you on the road to recovery immediately after suffering an injury. The tips are known as the P.R.I.C.E injury protocol, and following steps comprise a tried and true method to avoid aggravation.

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