Stairs are a necessary part of many buildings and homes to access higher or lower floors, but without the proper safety features, stairs can present real danger. Many Maryland property owners turn to stair banisters as a way to protect pedestrians from taking a nasty spill, and they can be effective, just as long as the banister you install is well built and meets the right safety standards.
Some people in Maryland may underestimate the seriousness of a slip-and-fall accident. While you may sustain no injury from a slip and fall, accidents such as these can also result in broken bones or ligament damage. Perhaps surprisingly, slip-and-fall accidents are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries according to the Centers for Disease Control. We at Greenblatt & Veliev have seen the damage a slip-and-fall accident can cause. If you or someone you know experiences a slip and fall, knowing the symptoms of traumatic brain injury may help you seek help in a timely fashion.
If you own a trampoline in Maryland, the chances are good that you are pretty popular with the neighborhood kids. However, with ownership comes great responsibility. According to the Mayo Clinic, backyard trampolines are quite dangerous. The risks for injury mean you are liable if a child does suffer an injury when playing on your trampoline. That is why you must set rules to keep all children safe who come to jump.
If you are holding a party for your child, you want it to be fun and exciting. You may decide to rent a bounce house since they are so popular. However, before you do, it is a good idea to consider safety. If a child is hurt while on your property in Maryland, you could be liable, and bounce houses are notoriously dangerous.
As a senior living in Maryland, you face elevated fall risks that make you more likely than those in the general population to fall and suffer a serious injury. As you age, you become increasingly prone to falling, and there are numerous factors that contribute to this rise. At Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC, we recognize that seniors often face heightened fall risks, and we have helped many people who suffered injury because of someone else’s negligence pursue appropriate recourse.