Swimming Pool Slip And Fall Hazards
One thing we know is that there are plenty of pools in and around the city. We know that the last thing on your mind is that you will need a Los Angeles premises liability lawyer, but the negligence of a property owner can cause major injuries around a pool. At the Compass Law Group, […]
Negligent Landlords Can Be Sued
Are you living somewhere you hate? Does the landlord own the property where you live? Do you hate it because your landlord does nothing to take care of the property? Do you hate it because your landlord takes forever to help fix something in your apartment or house? Landlord and tenant relationships can be challenging […]
Understanding Negligence In Premises Liability Case
Have you ever walked into a super cramped store and thought that something was going to crash down on you? Have you ever walked down the aisle of grocery stores and wonder if anyone is going to notice that spilled bottle of soda? When people walk into stores or onto different properties they are accepting […]
Eye Injury? Who’s To Blame?
Have you ever walked through a construction zone without glasses? The answer should be no because if you enter a construction zone then helmets and protective eye gear should be worn at all times. Sometimes the helmet makes it on, but not the glasses. When people think of getting injured while walking around some one’s […]
What is Premises Liability?
Imagine you and your friends deciding to go out to a fun night on the town. Before the big night, you decide to go shopping for a new outfit. You are ready to try on all the clothes and are feeling fierce when you find yourself waking up in an ambulance. What just happened? Where […]
Stairway Accidents: Common Culprit in Premises Liability Claims
Among the most common types of slip and fall accidents and premises liability claims are stairway accidents. Torn carpeting on stairs, slippery or wet substances on steps, even surfaces, lack of stair rails or rickety or rotten stair rails and supports are often cited among accident victims as causing their falls—and the sometimes significant injuries […]
9 Signs That You’re Living In An Uninhabitable Apartment (And What To Do If You Are)
This happened to many of us. You walk into an apartment in Los Angeles or elsewhere in California and everything seems OK at first sight. The landlord keeps telling you how great this apartment is and leaves no room for thinking by offering you a juicy discount if you sign a rental contract here and […]
Woman Settles Lawsuit In Drone Injury
We know that this case settled earlier this year, but we want to bring it to you to highlight the many different ways that people can become injured on other people’s property. Alina Putich was at a late-night frat party at a USC frat house. The fraternity had hired ‘The Perfect Event’ to produce the […]
Hurt While Staying at Airbnb?
Airbnb seems to be all the rage in the hospitality sector, especially among those looking to travel on a budget. Although it hasn’t been in business very long, it already has a huge network, with rentals available in thousands of cities and nearly 200 countries. Airbnb has been a big boon for homeowners who have […]
Sidewalk Fall May Lead To A Big Payout
We know Los Angeles sidewalks are in rough shape. That is why the City Council agreed to spend $1.4 billion over the next 30 years to fix all of them. Unfortunately, those repairs will not help Holli S. Breakfield, a woman who was seriously injured because of sidewalk defects. Breakfield was being carried on the […]
The ‘Recreational Use’ Defense In California Premises Liability Law And Ways To Overcome It
Imagine the following scenario. You have been injured on someone else’s property, and you file a lawsuit against that person or business to recover damages. You do everything by the book: hire a Los Angeles premises liability attorney, gather evidence, get witnesses to testify in court… And then, all of a sudden, the property owner […]
Premises Liability At Schools: Can You Sue The School For Your Child’s Injuries On Its Premises?
The moment when your child crosses the school’s doorstep gives you peace of mind, because you wholeheartedly believe that your kid will be safe and protected there, but this is often a false illusion. In reality, injuries on school grounds do happen, and they are more common than we think. You may be surprised to […]