Can You Sue a Homeowner If You Slip-on Wet Leaves on His Property?
If you injured on someone premises, contact an experienced Los Angeles premises liability attorney Howard Kornberg to seek compensation for your injury through insurance coverage or a lawsuit against the homeowner.
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Thursday, January 10, 2019
Is the owner of the property on which you slipped on wet leaves and injured yourself liable for your injury? Under California law, homeowners have a legal duty to maintain their property to eliminate hazards and dangerous conditions. But are wet leaves on walkways and other areas of a homeowner’s property considered hazards or dangerous […]
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Saturday, October 13, 2018
For some activities – most often, recreational ones – you are required to sign a waiver of liability, or a release of liability. A “not responsible for accidents” waiver, or whatever you want to call it, means that under most conditions, you will not be able to hold the property owner or business owner liable […]
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Friday, October 5, 2018
Not long ago, we were told that car accidents killed more Americans than any other non-disease cause. But this is no longer true, as drug overdose deaths hit record high in the United States. As the opioid crisis in the U.S. continues to get worse by the year despite all the measures adopted and proposed […]
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
If you are a renter in California and you or a loved one are injured due to the landlord’s negligence of the property you’re renting, you may be able to sue. Under California premises liability law, property owners are obligated to maintain their rental properties to a certain standard, especially to prevent injury to tenants […]
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Saturday, September 8, 2018
You are walking down an aisle at your local Walmart, Target or any other store, and, all of a sudden, you get hit by something that tumbled down from above. That object might have been inadequately secured by the store’s workers, or other customers trying to reach it turned it into a falling hazard. Whatever […]
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Tuesday, August 28, 2018
A property owner must maintain a safe environment so that no one gets injured. However, this isn’t always the case. People can still get injured. Owners or employees may have acted negligently, causing you have an accident. The property owners are liable for accidents that happen on their premises and injuries you may have sustained. […]
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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Airbnb is becoming the new essential app for every modern traveler. Much like Booking.com, it allows vacationers to book rooms and houses offered for rent online by hosts, all at an affordable price. Since Airbnb is a relatively new phenomenon, California’s premises liability laws are not yet up to date to deal with liability issues […]
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Thursday, July 12, 2018
The summer brings about bright sun, warm temperatures, crystal blue skies and the urge to go for a swim. Whether you like to swim in the ocean, in a lake, in a river or in a pool, you need to be as safe as possible to prevent accidents that could include drowning. Our Los Angeles […]
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Premises liability is an important topic for any property owner. Whether you own a commercial or residential property you need to know and understand what it is you are liable for if someone gets injured on your property. A hot topic in the premises liability discussion is cleaning up a property following a storm. Our […]
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Friday, June 15, 2018
A recent trial relating to a premises liability lawsuit against Walgreens saw an appellate victory achieved for the retailer, using the “mode of operation rule” and the res ipsa loquitur doctrine. Kathleen Shafer filed the suit on the grounds of being injured when a glass air freshener refill fell from it packaging after being lifted […]
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Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Premises liability laws in California differ depending on the type of property you were injured in. In particular, California premises liability law imposes strict rules for owners and occupiers of stores and other commercial premises in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the state. We asked our Los Angeles premises liability attorney from the Law Offices […]
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Thursday, May 17, 2018
More often than not, when people sue for premises liability after getting injured on someone else’s property, it is usually private property. But in no way does it mean that government agencies maintain public properties better than persons who own private property.   All it means is that it is not that simple to file […]
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Friday, May 11, 2018
Premises liability lawsuits arise when a person is injured, perhaps fatally, in an accident on property belonging to another person or entity. While working as Riverside premises liability attorneys over the past few decades, our expert lawyers have obtained significant experience in successfully handling all manner of premises liability cases, although, as new technology becomes […]
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Although the term is still used by many people when discussing premises liability law, attractive nuisance is not a legal doctrine in California and has not been one for several decades now. This misuse of the term is understandable seeing as many other states still use the doctrine of attractive nuisance, meaning you may hear […]
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
California’s premises liability law recognizes two entrant statuses to which the owner or occupier of residential premises owes a duty of care: invitee and licensee. While an injured party can also be a trespasser, to whom the homeowner owes no duty of care due to the fact that the trespasser had no permission or lawful […]
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Thursday, April 5, 2018
Love it or hate it, being a guest at a hotel is not like being at home: you have to put up with other guests and hotel staff who can be quite bothersome, noisy, annoying, or behaving in any other way that makes you want to leave a bad review on Yelp or Booking. But […]
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Friday, March 23, 2018
Whether you are a thrill-seeker who plans your vacations around next gravity-defying rollercoaster on your list, or you are a little more cautious and just chaperone your children on their outings, amusement parks can be fantastic fun – until they are not. Hundreds of millions of people from around the United States, and from countries […]
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Friday, March 9, 2018
The disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, has had his name in the press quite a few times in recent months, both due to multiple sexual harassment and assault allegations and the impact on Weinstein Co. A further lawsuit has now come to light which, although it involves sexual assault claims, is quite different to the […]
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Saturday, March 3, 2018
You can’t surprise anyone with a slip and fall accident nowadays, as the number of premises liability claims filed in our country is booming. Needless to say, not all of these claims are successful. But why? Why can’t an injured person, who suffered harm and loss of income as a result of a slip & […]
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Proving that, no matter how much power and money you may have, you’re as susceptible to injury as any of the rest of us, media mogul, Rupert Murdoch, has apparently been confined to bed for several weeks, following a slip and fall accident onboard his son’s yacht. The accident is reported to have taken place […]
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