Slip and Fall
Slip and Fall is a common case. Property owners must keep their area safe or free from any harmful dangers such as water on the floor without a wet floor sign. Not every injury in the property will lead to a liability, it all depends on the situation at hand.
One of the most common accidental cases in the U.S. Accident occur when someone is not obeying the laws of the road, not paying attention, or not driving careful enough. The driver can be financially responsible for his/her own or the other persons injury.
Wrongful death can be taken action when someone in your family is killed by another persons careless actions. This includes car accidents, plane accidents, nursing homes neglecting the elderly, or use of a dangerous product.
Birth Injuries can happen if there is an issue with the labor or delivery process. It can also be occured by the misuse of drugs given to the carrier. The doctor, nurses and the hospital can be liable for their negligence.
Physical Assault falls under the category of Intentional Torts. Battery, assault, fraud, invasion of privacy, and trespassing are a part of intentional torts. Assault can happen even if the victim is not touched. Battery is when someone touches you in a harmful or violent way.
If you are a pet owner, make sure it does not bite anyone. You as the pet owner can be strictly liable in this case, even if your intention was to not harm that person. If you have a “Beware of Dog” sign and a person decides to climb over your fence, if they get bitten you are not liable.
Medical Malpractice is taken action when a doctor, physician, or nurse either delivers you the wrong treatment for your illness, misdiagnosed you, and even furthered your current injury. Even hospitals can be found liable, depending on the situation.
Dangerous items sold and used by the consumer can lead to the manufacturer or producer being held responsible. Any party can be held responsible for the liability depending on the situation at hand.