Most people assume a homeowner is only liable if their dogs bite people who were invited onto the property, but this isn't necessarily true. Here are two instances when a homeowner may be liable for damages if their dog bites someone who was trespassing.
The Owner Knew the Dog was Dangerous
Most of the time, a homeowner wouldn't be held liable for injuries a trespasser sustains from a dog bite as long as the homeowner provided adequate notice there is a dog on the property who may be dangerous.
One of the scariest parts about the summer is the fear that a loved one will drown while enjoying swimming in a backyard or public pool. The chances of this happening might not be as high as you think, but there are still hundreds of deaths by drowning in pools a year. What if this happens to someone you love? Do you have a wrongful death suit you can bring against the pool?
If you are like most drivers, you will spend your driving time sharing the highway with vehicles that are far bigger and far more menacing than your own. Traveling alongside commercial vehicles like semis and tractor trailers can definitely be intimidating, but this is a fact that drivers have to deal with everyday and unfortunately, there are a lot of accidents because of it. The key to avoiding an accident is to stay fully aware of a semi truck driver's behavior when traveling close to them, especially where distracted driving is concerned.
While the idea of a shopper slipping down and injuring themselves in a store (and then suing) has become somewhat of a joke, for those who actually suffer from a slip and fall injury it is far from funny. Some retail stores are unsafe, and if you trip or slip down, you may be entitled to compensation. Retail establishments have a responsibility to keep their stores safe from hazards that could cause shoppers injuries, so read on to learn more about getting paid for your slip and fall damages.
One of the most important things that you can do when you have a car accident attorney assisting you with your case is provide him or her with all of the information that you can in order to help him or her when your case. Listed below are three pieces of information that can make your attorney's job much easier.
Witness Contact Information
The first piece of information that you will want to provide is a list of all of the witness contact information that you should have collected right after the accident.