If there's one thing that property owners could do to minimize their legal exposure, it would be to spend more time and money focusing on better lighting their parking lots. Poorly lit ones are dangerous on multiple levels. They result in countless individuals unnecessarily suffering injuries here in Harnett County and across the rest of North Carolina every year. Any insurance company or court payouts go against a property owner's bottom line.
If you're robbed and beaten in your hotel room, can the hotel be held responsible? Can you hold your university accountable if you're assaulted in your own dorm? If you're attacked while accessing your storage unit on a secured lot, can you place blame at the feet of the storage company for not taking better measures to protect people?
Are you partially at fault for the accident in which you were injured?
One of the perks of summer is the number of local festivals, concerts and fairs around. When you attend one of these events, you have a right to expect that the organizers will have taken certain steps to ensure the general safety of everyone present.
If you're like a lot of people, you love summer -- and you may spend a good portion of the summer wearing nothing on your feet but flip-flops.
A lot of people are already planning their summer vacations -- and they naturally want to pick a location where they'll feel safe and secure. Unfortunately, it's hard to tell from what you're looking at online whether a hotel is in a good or bad area.
If you filed a personal injury claim after a slip-and-fall accident, somebody is probably watching you.
Halloween is a fun time -- but homeowners shouldn't overlook the serious safety concerns they may have during the season if they participate in the annual neighborhood Trick or Treat event for kids.
Who is liable if a student is attacked on campus?
Summer blockbusters are a huge attraction -- and spending some time in a cool movie theater is a great way to kill some time on a hot day. However, movie theaters are not immune to accidents.