Jury Awards $400,000 in Slip and Fall Accident

Recently, a jury awarded approximately $400,000 in a slip and fall accident that took place at a Popeyes restaurant of which approximately $96,000 went towards covering medical bills of the injured party. Although described as a straightforward slip and fall accident, the decision concerning the damages award was largely based on the fact that the […]

What to Do If You’ve Been in a Serious Slip and Fall Accident

What to Do If You’ve Been in a Serious Slip and Fall Accident Slip and fall accidents happen all the time, regardless of the weather, often because of dangerous, uneven sidewalk conditions, wet surfaces, potholes, etc. In Pennsylvania, premises liability (or liability to a landowner for certain torts or negligence that occur on their property) […]

Winter Wounds: Premises Liability and Storm Season

News reports of what was supposed to be our first “big” winter storm came and went without much ado here in Jenkintown. But winter isn’t over yet. With winter comes snow. And with snow comes the increased possibility of car accidents, pedestrian accidents, and slipping and falling onto the hard payment after snowfall and ice […]

Premises Liability During the Holidays

This year, the Black Friday failed to live up to the usual hype that surrounds the shopping “holiday.” The New York Times reported that sales through the Black Friday weekend holiday dropped 11% from the numbers recorded in 2013. The Times also estimated that 5.2% fewer people actually hit the shops, whether online or in […]