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Category: Premises Liability

Hardy Wolf & Downing files premises liability lawsuits for those injured in slip and fall accidents, negligent security and more. Free consultation available.

What’s the Difference Between Property Damage and Bodily Injury?

property damage vs bodily injury

The differences between property damage and bodily injury liability insurance claims, and the laws and policies that govern each, are specific to the type of liability in question. Regarding property damage, a property damage lawyer can help victims who sustain real or personal property loss or damage to recover financially as a result of another’s… Read more »

Lowe’s Loses Slip and Fall Lawsuit, Ordered to Pay $16 Million

medical malpractice lawyer speaking to jury

In mid-April, a Nevada jury awarded a Lowe’s customer more than $16 million for a permanent head injury suffered at the store. Her lawyers hope that the decision will sway the hardware chain to reevaluate its safety practices. In 2013, Kelly Hendrickson, 42, slipped and fell in the water and garden department while browsing for a palm… Read more »

Wintry Weather Increases Risk for Slip & Fall Accidents

shoveling snow

Maine residents are no strangers to snowy, icy, and otherwise inclement weather conditions. During the winter, the focus is often on the roadways. However, sidewalks and other walking areas can give rise to serious injuries if they are not properly maintained by property owners. In Maine, property owners, lessees, and all other individuals who have control… Read more »

Mechanical Failure Caused Sugarloaf Ski Lift Accident Injuring 7

Young Couple on the Chair Lift

According to a newly-issued report by the Maine Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety, a chain of mechanical failures is at the root of a ski lift accident that injured 7 people last March. The report confirmed the earlier preliminary findings of a team of engineers who investigated immediately after the accident. Second ski lift… Read more »

Maine Residents Still Haunted By 2014 Hayride Death

hay ride trailer

Autumn means apple cider, pumpkin spice and breathtaking fall foliage for most Maine families – but not for family and friends of Cassidy Charette, the 17-year-old Messalonskee High School student who was fatally injured in a 2014 hayride accident. According to a news report at the time, she had gone on “a haunted hayride called… Read more »

Famed Lawyer and Celtic Fan Sues TD Garden After Slip and Fall

Sign showing warning of caution wet floor

A celebrity attorney, Harvard Law Professor, and television personality didn’t want to sue TD Garden, the home of his beloved Boston Celtics, but with the lingering pain of a nasty slip and fall in the men’s room of TD Garden three years earlier, he decided he had no choice. The attorney, known for his past work… Read more »