Do you ride a bicycle for your health? Do you ride one to help the environment? Whether you ride a bicycle for exercise, as a mode of transportation or both, anytime you ride near traffic, your ride could quickly turn into a catastrophe. If an accident occurs, you could suffer serious injuries since riding a bicycle does not provide you much protection from the impact of a vehicle. Where a vehicle driver could walk away without an injury, you could end up facing a lengthy recovery, along with permanent injuries.
More than your pride suffered when you fell on someone else's property. Serious injuries affect your life for the weeks, months and even years after they occur. Depending on the circumstances, the owner, tenant or manager of the property, among others, might be liable for the financial and physical damages you sustain and keep sustaining until you fully recover, if you fully recover.
With the holiday season in full swing, retailers are busier than ever. California residents who find themselves out and about, enjoying their holiday shopping, do not expect their trips to end having suffered personal injuries. Unfortunately, accidents can happen anywhere. If you, as a patron of a business, has suffered an injury on a company's property, you may have the right to pursue a premises liability claim in civil court in an effort to seek compensation for your losses.
Man's best friend is often just that: a great companion. Although there are many times that a family pet is a wonderful addition that brings joy to both the family that owns the dog and others who visit, there are times that are not as joyous.
Children are works in progress. This is particularly true when it comes to their mental development. As parents, we work to ensure that they grow in safe, but still stimulating, environments. We challenge them to try new things while rushing out to be a human safety net when needed.