Because many of your everyday duties and social engagements likely take place outside of your home, you probably spend much of your time on property owned or operated by other individuals. Friends' homes, schools, stores and your work location likely all fall outside your property line. Therefore, other individuals have a responsibility to ensure your safety and the safety of others who may set foot on the premises.
Many individuals understand that when a child experiences a traumatic event, the repercussions of that event could prove long-lasting. For cases in which a child has suffered serious injuries due to a dog attack, physical and emotional scars could follow the child well into adulthood. In many cases, victims of such incidents may develop a fear of animals that could hinder parts of their everyday lives.
Most people think of slip-and-fall premises liability lawsuits as some of the simplest legal claims. In many ways, this is true: slip-and-fall claims can settle quickly in most cases and if the case is strong, they can be simple to win.
A recent "flash mob" style attack on Temple University students has resulted in four arrests and at least eight injuries. The flash mob started from a seemingly innocent gathering for a movie showing at Pearl Theater in North Philadelphia and resulted in random acts of violence. 150 teenagers gathered near the theater and began attacking university students returning to campus from the Temple football game.