Understanding Assumption of Risk
If you’re injured and choose to pursue legal action through a personal injury claim, the defendant may raise a defense known as “assumption of risk.” Understanding this legal doctrine is important because it could limit or bar your right to recover compensation for your injuries. Below, we’ll look at the legal definition of “assumption of […]
How Common Are Slip and Fall Accidents in Parking Lots?
Most of us step foot in a parking lot at least once daily. But the threat of injury isn’t always on our minds when we do. Just how common are slip and fall accidents in parking lots? If you suffered injuries in a parking lot fall accident, contact Thomas Law Offices to discuss your case […]
What Injuries Do Unattended Children Most Commonly Suffer?
It is a tragedy when a child is killed or injured in an accident that could have been prevented. Most of the time, it only takes one attentive adult to stop these tragic incidents from happening. The lawyers at Thomas Law Offices look at what injuries unattended children most commonly suffer and—more importantly—how to avoid […]
What Are the Signs of a Negligent Daycare?
As a parent, you put a lot of time, thought, and effort into selecting the best possible daycare for your child. Maybe you went on tours of several locations or dealt with waiting lists before you settled on what you thought was the right daycare provider. Even after all that, you might have still missed […]
Who is at Fault if I Slip and Fall at the Grocery Store?
When you go to get groceries, you’re focused on parking, looking at your list, finding a cart, and navigating through the store. You expect to be safe while on the premises, but sometimes, there are spills and other hazards that plague the aisle and premises of the grocery store. Those hazards could lead to a […]
How to Stay Safe Around Pools This Summer
As we’re now just past the Fourth of July holiday weekend, summer is in full swing. With the 2021 heatwave affecting most of the continental U.S., pool owners all around the country are taking full advantage of their backyard oases to beat the heat. Those without pools looking to take a dip in the water […]
Can You Sue If You Fall on Private Property?
The Law Office of Mike Campbell has joined forces with Thomas Law Offices as of September 1st, 2020. Click here for details. Every year, thousands of Missouri residents are injured because property owners and business owners fail to take the necessary precautions to keep their premises safe. No matter the hazardous circumstances that led to […]
Filing a Personal Injury Claim After Being Injured at a Concert or Festival
As summer approaches in Columbia, so does concert and festival season. Sure, concerts happen year-round, but many places hold a summer concert series or music festivals because outdoor concerts add another level of magic to a musical performance. Even though shows and other festivals are meant to be fun activities, whether outdoors or indoors, they […]
Keeping Kids Safe Around Pools All Year Long
Pools offer a lot of fun in warm weather. They’re a great way to cool off, exercise, and make the most of the summer season. While many people may think they’re being safe around pools, they may not be taking all the possible precautions, especially when children are involved. A parent or guardian may be […]
How Common Are Amusement Park Injuries?
Amusement parks offer days full of entertainment for families and anyone else who enjoys embracing their inner child. Even though you’re focused on having a good time, injuries can happen quickly. Inspections are in place to keep people safe, but that doesn’t always go as planned.
Are Escalators or Elevators More Dangerous?
Getting people from Point A to Point B in the shortest amount of time possible allows people to get to their destinations more quickly and without strenuous activity. No one wants to climb 40 flights of stairs when they could simply use a machine that will do the job in less time and without the […]