1. Injured While Dining Out?

    Going out to eat is one of America’s favorite past times. It’s a chance to can catch up with family and enjoy the company of friends. It’s a chance to taste some eclectic food and unwind after a long work week. Unfortunately, dining out also has risks and sometimes it can even be deadly. Restaurant owners have a responsibility to ensure that their restaurants are safe and that their customer…Read More

  2. Just How Common are Slip and Fall Accidents?

    Just How Common are Slip and Fall Accidents? Falls account for 2.8 million emergency room visits each and every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These accidents can result in serious physical injury to the victims, and cost more than $31 billion a year in medical costs. Of those fall accidents, one million of those accidents were slip and fall accidents. And…Read More

  3. How Long Do You Have to File a Kentucky Slip-and-Fall Accident Claim?

    How Long Do You Have to File a Kentucky Slip-and-Fall Accident Claim?  Slip-and-fall accidents are, unfortunately, all too common. While more women will experience a slip-and-fall accident, fatalities for this type of accident are close to equal between men and women. More than 8 million hospital emergency room visits (the leading cause of ER visits) are due to a slip-and-fall accident. While sli…Read More

  4. Can I Still Recover for a Slip and Fall Accident if Warning Signs Were Posted?

    Can I Still Recover for a Slip and Fall Accident if Warning Signs Were Posted? Slip and fall accidents are extraordinarily common. In fact, slip and fall accidents are the second most common reason for a personal injury claim. As a result, most store owners and companies go to extra measures to ensure that their customers are safe when they are on the property or in the store. They may place brigh…Read More

  5. Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents

    Understanding Slip and Fall Accidents  If you have experienced a slip and fall accident, you understand just how serious such accidents can be. While many people fall, suffering little more than a bruised body—and a bruised ego—many more who fall are seriously injured. Some facts associated with slip and fall accidents include: Fatalities are almost equally divided between men and women, alth…Read More

  6. Rainy Season and Slip and Fall Accidents

    Rainy Season and Slip and Fall Accidents  Slip and fall accidents are responsible for more than eight million hospital emergency room visits, and a significant number of those occur during the rainy season when surfaces are wet and slick. This type of accident with injury represents the primary cause of missed work days, is the leading cause of workers’ comp claims, and is even one of the prima…Read More

  7. Sciantarelli Law Firm Litigates Slip/Trip and Fall Cases.

    Last week I settled a contentious slip and fall case at mediation.   The premises owner's insurer had denied fault entirely from the outset.  After fighting them in court and with a trial date facing them in a few months- they settled at mediation for a reasonable amount.  These cases can be won if the Plaintiff and his/her lawyer fight and set the case for trial.…Read More