Who is Responsible If I Slip and Fall on Ice Outside an Apartment Complex? On Premises Liability

Who is Responsible If I Slip and Fall on Ice Outside an Apartment Complex? On Premises Liability

A slip and fall on ice can result in serious injuries that need expensive medical treatment. If the fall happens outside of an apartment, it can also result in the tenant wondering who is to blame. After all, landlords can’t do anything about the weather, but they do have a duty to keep their renters…

older man on crutches injured in accident but also collecting ssdi

Will a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI?

Car accidents, slipping and falling, and medical malpractice can cause serious injuries. When it’s someone else’s fault, the injured party deserves compensation. But some victims might skip seeking a settlement, thinking it will jeopardize their disability income. This can be a costly mistake: They might miss out on collecting money that can help pay their…

man showing woman spot of slip and fall at a grocery store

Slip and Fall at Schnucks? What You Need to Know

A slip and fall at Schnucks or another retail chain can be embarrassing, but it can also lead to serious physical injury. Falling down after slipping or tripping can result in a number of physical and financial setbacks: On top of medical expenses, personal injuries can disrupt a person’s quality of life and ability to…

Deck prepared for party

When a Deck Collapses, Is Someone to Blame?

Many homes, condominiums, and apartments in the greater Belleville-Metro East area are equipped with decks of various sizes. Decks are great places for people to get together and socialize in warmer weather, and we all have fond memories of attending a barbecue or party on a neighbor’s deck. Unfortunately, some decks are poorly constructed or…