Apparently, fans of outdoor hockey and skating living in many areas of Waterbury needn't go to a local rink for recreation. They just need to take a step outside.
If you suspect, intuitively, that just walking through the produce or meat department of your local grocery store presents a heightened risk of a slip and fall accident, trust your instincts: You're right.
Law school students might perhaps one day be introduced in class to seminal tales focused on premises liability that relate to the nation's singular day marked Black Friday.
A recent study focusing on the slip and fall hazards that mark a special concern for many elderly people and are, unfortunately, too prevalent in nursing homes across the country, merits close scrutiny by facility administrators concerned with both patient safety and minimizing premises liability risks.
Many Americans might reasonably and accurately guess that motor vehicle accidents are perennially the leading cause of accidental death in the United States.
Unless you have Olympic-level balance and have never had a slip and fall accident, you know well just how frightening and painful such an incident can be.
The Cheshire Herald runs a monthly column that seeks to provide useful information on an aspect of health care that affects -- or potentially affects -- a large number of people in Connecticut and elsewhere throughout the country.
A slip and fall accident is a commonplace happening that occurs in Connecticut and elsewhere across the country daily in multiple locales and under widely varying circumstances.
Following a slip-and-fall accident at Starbucks, which caused a brain injury, a chiropractor and his family have been awarded $7.5 million by a jury. The victim in this negligent accident is being compensated for medical expenses, loss of employment, loss of income and loss of quality of life.