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Slip-and-fall accidents: Lawsuit filed against Walmart

There are many people who visit the state of New Jersey to take advantage of the various entertainment, shopping and dining opportunities available here. There are multitude of world-class stores and businesses here that are not found in other areas of the country. Customer service is always a main focus, so owners and employees of these public establishments go to great lengths to welcome customers with an inviting and safe environment. Sometimes, however, potential hazards such as foreign objects or wet floors can be missed. This can result in slip-and-fall accidents.

Thousands are injured in slip-and-fall accidents every year

Public establishments in New Jersey are required to be safe for all those who lawfully visit. For property and business owners, this means fixing property that has fallen under disrepair, cleaning walkways and promptly removing foreign objects from floors. Unfortunately, cleaning or routine maintenance is sometimes neglected, resulting in hazardous conditions capable of injuring visitors and customers. Thousands of people are injured in slip-and-fall accidents every year across the country.

Slip-and-fall accidents: Man files lawsuit after falling in store

New Jersey is home to a multitude of wonderful shopping and dining opportunities. Those who visit these public establishments should not have to be concerned for their safety. Every year, thousands of people across the country are injured in slip-and-fall accidents in stores and restaurants. In the state of New Jersey, business and property owners are required by law to provide a safe, hazard-free environment for all customers. Unfortunately, maintenance or cleaning duties in businesses are sometimes neglected, resulting in dangerous conditions for customers.

What duty of care do you owe to visitors?

As a homeowner in Clinton, you invite people onto your property all the time. You might also own other private or commercial property on to which people may venture. It is assumed that you have a responsibility to take of those that come on to your property, yet what exactly are those responsibilities, and to whom do you actually owe them? 

What is a meniscus tear?

Knee pain following a slip-and-fall accident in New Jersey may be a sign of a meniscus tear. According to WebMD, tears to the meniscus are among the most common knee injuries. They often occur during athletic activities, but any sudden twisting motion of your knee has the potential to cause a meniscus tear. Because the meniscus becomes weaker with age, your risk of a tear goes up as you get older. 

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