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Can Overcrowding affect a Premises Liability Claim?

Every structure has a safe maximum number of people it can accommodate at a time. When the maximum is exceeded at any time, the owner is considered to have overcrowded the structure.

Overcrowding premises is mainly discouraged because it can lead to accidents or compound injuries during accidents. This is especially true if the entire floor is held above the ground by wood or metal support.

As the owner or manager of the premises, you may be held liable for any injuries or death that occur following premise accidents that can be attributed to overcrowding. Florida law prohibits property owners from allowing in more than the structure is built to withstand. During social gatherings or any other events that may attract crowds, it is important to be in the event to ensure the number of guests doesn’t exceed the legal maximum.

In case an accident happens and some of your …

Helping You Decide Whether You Have Grounds for a Personal Injury Claim

Are you a factory worker, or perhaps a construction worker? Have you been injured in the course of your duties due to negligence or the lack of the implementation of the required health and safety regulations? If so, has your boss complied with all the processes to treat your injury?

If you’ve answered negatively to any of the above questions, it is advisable to consult with a Lexington Personal Injury Attorney to determine whether you have a legal right to submit a personal injury claim.

Personal injury: a succinct definition

Before we look at several pointers to help you determine whether you should consider submitting a personal injury claim, let’s have a brief look at what the legal definition of a personal injury is:

According to Wikipedia.com, a “personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury