If you have an accident in Georgia that involves a slip and fall on a property, it may come under the category of premises law violations. It's expected that property owners will take the proper safety precautions to prevent accidents from happening, but this isn't...
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Common causes of slip and fall injuries
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Oct 6, 2020 | Premises Liability
A slip and fall in a store, restaurant, lobby, or other business may cause more than a minor injury. Each year, there are 29 million falls which cause 28,000 fatalities and 800,000 hospital admissions. Landlords and property owners may face a premises liability...
Who is liable for shopping carts that become tripping hazards?
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Sep 28, 2020 | Premises Liability
Retail establishments like stores and restaurants have a duty to maintain premises that are as safe as they reasonably can be for customers. These environments are always changing as people move through the space, and hazards are often created by other customers....
Malls have a responsibility to keep children from danger
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Apr 18, 2018 | Personal Injury, Premises Liability
When you take a trip to a local mall, it is likely that you will take your children with you, too. You will have much less control of hazards and dangers in comparison to when you are in the safety of your own home. When you are at home, you are able to make sure that...
Drowning accidents: Most could have been avoided
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Mar 13, 2018 | Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death
Drowning accidents are not uncommon in Georgia. These tragic incidents devastate families. One difficult aspect surrounding such accidents is the fact that the majority of them could have been avoided if the right actions had been taken. In some cases, following a...
A serious slip-and-fall accident can change your life
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Jun 19, 2017 | Catastrophic Injuries, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Slip-And-Fall Accidents
Many people think that slip-and-fall accidents aren't serious. After all, media often shows people falling dramatically and recovering with nothing but bruised pride. In the real world, a sudden slip on a wet floor can have dire consequences for someone. Depending on...
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