Frankfort area seniors understand the importance of not falling. Falling is one of the leading causes of injuries seniors can face, and often it results in serious injuries. Older people are usually more fragile, and recovering from a fall can take much longer. If a senior falls in a public place, it could be as a result of negligence on the part of the property owner.
Every day, people are out and about in Frankfort and across Kentucky. They need to go to places to buy groceries, do banking, shopping and more. Most of the time, they are able to do it safely, but occasionally they slip and fall, which could lead to a premises liability case. If a person slips and falls, there are certain things they should do.
Many families in Kentucky enjoy vacations in the Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge area. They spend time in nature and exploring the area and the many activities that are offered. One of those activities is ziplining, but unfortunately it has reportedly made many of the customers sick this summer.
During the summer months, many Frankfort area residents visit pools. They are a refreshing way to spend hot Kentucky days. But, if a pool accident occurs at a public pool, who is liable for the accident?
Many Kentucky residents enjoy going to amusement parks. There are some great amusement parks within driving distance that we all enjoy including Kentucky Kingdom, Holiday World and King's Island. There are also many other fun amusement parks in the United States like Disney World. Even though these amusement parks have safety measures in place to ensure their guests remain safe, accident can still occur.
When a Kentucky resident visits his local grocery store, shopping mall or other venue, he doesn't expect the visit to end with an injury. Most places understand the importance of safety for their visitors, but occasionally negligence occurs where someone is hurt because of a slip and fall accident.
For a lot of people, the simple fact of living in an apartment building should not be the reason why they can't own a dog. In fact, many small breeds are well suited for apartment living and not only offer companionship and entertainment, but can also be trained as helper dogs for those with disabilities or special needs.
Kentucky is known for having some amazing weather. They are also known for having severe ice situations a few times each winter. Although Kentucky may not always get a lot of snow, they do receive quite a bit of ice. Ice can be dangerous for pedestrians and it is important for property owners to keep their outside area safe.
When Frankfort residents are out and about they expect they will remain safe. Most of the time, the places we enjoy are safe and well-maintained. But, occasionally a serious accident occurs through no fault of our own. Slip and fall accidents are one form of premises liability that can have serious consequences for those who are injured.
Proving fault in a slip and fall injury can be difficult. After all, thousands of such injuries occur each year—some inconsequential, and some deadly. Accidents can occur on almost any type of terrain that has become unsafe: Stairs, sidewalks, yards, or even regular floors. Even though accidents can occur so easily, determining whether the property owner is at fault can be very hard.