Which Dog Breeds Have the Strongest Bite Force?

Published on Apr 2, 2024 at 3:13 pm in Premises Liability.

Any dog attack has the potential to cause serious injuries. Whether it is a quick nip or a deep bite, bacteria can enter the body and develop an infection. When the dog has a strong bite force, it can even lead to tissue damage, tear ligaments, or even break bones.

In other words, these attacks can cause long-term injuries that can require extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation.

About 4.5 million dog bites occur each year in the United States, which means you have a 1 in 50 chance of getting attacked.

The Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents

Published on Dec 8, 2023 at 12:39 pm in Premises Liability.

The Difference Between Slip & Fall and Trip & Fall Accidents
Falls might be the butt of the joke in movies and TV shows, but they are much more serious in real life. An unexpected fall can cause severe and long-lasting injuries, leaving victims with medical bills and steep financial losses. Not all falls are the same, though. Let’s get into the difference between slip & fall and trip & fall accidents.

Potential Evidence in a Premises Liability Claim

Published on Oct 30, 2022 at 10:00 pm in Premises Liability.

Potential Evidence in a Premises Liability Claim
If you were hurt on someone else’s property in Jackson, MS, you may find that you need to file a premises liability claim. This legal action can help you recover the losses you suffered through a property owner’s negligence. But as with any type of personal injury claim, you must be able to provide ample evidence to prove your claim.

The law office of Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC devotes an area of practice to handling complex Mississippi premises liability cases. If you have further questions about potential evidence in a premises liability claim, contact our office for a free consultation to discuss your case.

Where Do Most Slip and Fall Accidents Happen?

Published on Jun 10, 2022 at 12:23 pm in Premises Liability.

slip and fall on banana peel

Accidental injury is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. According to the National Safety Council, accidental injuries can be blamed for an injury every second of the day and one preventable death every three minutes. Accidental injuries may be caused by any number of events, including slip and fall accidents. 

A slip and fall accident may cause severe or even fatal injuries. These types of incidents were responsible for 41,300 (26%) of all preventable deaths in homes and communities in 2020. While you can fall and suffer an injury anywhere, here are some of the more common locations where slip and fall accidents happen: 

What Makes a Poorly Lit Parking Lot So Dangerous?

Published on Mar 30, 2022 at 11:40 am in Premises Liability.

dim light over parking spaces

Stop and think for a minute about how many times you’ve been in a situation where you’ve found yourself walking in a dark parking lot. While inclement weather, equipment failure, or a timer set to prematurely turn off might be to blame for the lack of lighting, none of these are valid excuses for situations where lighting exists but is ineffective.

Who Is at Fault if I Slip and Fall In a Parking Lot?

Published on Feb 28, 2022 at 1:16 pm in Premises Liability.

Aerial view of parking lot

You slipped and fell in a poorly maintained parking lot. You suffered serious injuries that led to an accumulation of costly medical expenses. You took time off work to recuperate and lost weeks or months of wages. You missed an important event in your life, and the time taken for recovery has prevented you from enjoying the everyday activities that once comprised your normal life.

What Happens If I’m Seriously Injured in My Apartment Building?

Published on Oct 8, 2020 at 1:26 pm in Premises Liability.

Apartment building windows and balconies

If you rent an apartment, it’s likely you have renter’s insurance. While this is useful in the event of a fire, flood, or another event that damages your physical property, what happens if you’re seriously injured in your apartment building? The answer to that question is rather complex because it’s often contingent on where and how the accident happens.

In order to understand your rights after an accident in your apartment building, let’s take a look at the types of potential accidents and how to go about determining whether your landlord is legally liable for your injuries and expenses.

How Safe Is My Child’s Daycare Center?

Published on Aug 26, 2020 at 3:10 pm in Premises Liability.

Kids playing with toys at daycare

Sending your child to daycare can be a difficult decision. You want to ensure that your child is getting great care and is safe with whichever daycare you decide to take them to. But unfortunately, no matter how much research you do, a daycare can still mistreat your child or not be completely safe.

How Often Do Slip and Fall Accidents Go to Trial?

Published on Jun 4, 2020 at 2:22 pm in Premises Liability.

wooden gavel

Pursuing legal action can be intimidating. Even though you feel like you deserve justice after a fall that wasn’t your fault and caused you harm, you might not want to go through the process of filing because the thought of going to trial and speaking in court is scary. You’ll need someone on your side who will support you through the process while simultaneously fighting to protect your rights. Thankfully, that’s what a Jackson slip and fall accident lawyer from Pittman Roberts & Welsh, PLLC is here for. Let’s take a look at what slip and fall accident cases look like and how often they go to trial.

Who’s Responsible for Accidents That Happen at the Gym?

Published on Mar 12, 2020 at 1:24 pm in Premises Liability.

Person working out in a gym

Going to the gym for a workout is a common way people maintain their physical health. While their focus may be on getting through their workout, there could be other complications that arise in a gym. If an accident occurs and someone is hurt, they may be eligible for compensation. Because determining liability can be a complex situation, you need the assistance of a skilled premises liability lawyer from Pittman, Roberts & Welsh, PLLC.

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