If the weather outside is less than delightful, you know to be careful when you step out of your car in a parking lot. But what happens if the parking lot is still a disaster and you end up slipping, falling and injuring yourself anyhow?
In the not so distant past, the "sexy stewardess" wasn't just a Halloween costume -- it was an common airline marketing ploy.
Landlords have a certain responsibility toward their residents to make certain that the premises of the apartment, townhouse or rental home are reasonably safe and free of obvious hazards.
What happens when an airline passenger is critically injured during takeoff by an unsecured, beverage cart that weighs 300 pounds?
New York City is famous for landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. It's also famous for its scaffolding, which has gradually become a distinctive feature of the city -- so much so that residents have become used to looking at the more than 7,700 individual structures alongside commercial and residential buildings alike.
Families everywhere are soon going to be heading to public pools for some fun in the sun -- if you're taking your family, exercise caution about which pools you choose to visit.
If you go to a hospital emergency room, the odds are good that you're already having a crisis -- one that can only be compounded if the hospital itself turns out to be a place of danger instead of a place of safety and healing.
When you head out to a restaurant for dinner, you're generally looking for a good time—but a sudden slip and fall can quickly turn a good time into a disaster. Restaurants are, unfortunately, fairly dangerous places where it can be easy to lose your footing.
From the day after Thanksgiving until sometime in February when all the post-holiday returns have been made, the shopping centers and malls throughout the U.S. are generally busier than they are at any other time of the year. Unfortunately, the increased number of customers can lead to increased tensions between those customers—and that can erupt in violence.
The notorious dangers of Black Friday shopping grab the headlines this time of year. Fights, brawls, and stabbings and even shootings have been reported. Crowds stampede, trampling shoppers and store workers. Even the parking lot is unsafe.