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Nathaniel Fick

Premises Safety: Stairs and Stairwells

In Maryland, premises safety as to stairs and stairwells involves the same elements that are in play for spilled substances on floors in a grocery store. Duty to the injured party, the status of the injured party, knowledge by the […]

Nathaniel Fick

What To Do If You Have A Burst Pipe

Burst water pipes are all too common. And they can occur at any time, particularly at night in the Winter. The water in pipes can freeze when they are exposed to temperatures below 32 degrees (F) for an extended period […]

Nathaniel Fick

Swimming Pools Present Potential Hazards, Especially for Young Children

Many people enjoy cooling off in swimming pools during the summer, but the risk of drowning should not be ignored. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 people drown every day in the U.S., and 20 percent […]

Nathaniel Fick

Premises Liability a Summertime Concern

When people think of premises liability, they often think of winter hazards, such as icy sidewalks, snowy parking lots, and slippery steps. But property owners can also be held liable for injuries caused by summertime hazards, such as an uneven […]

Nathaniel Fick

What Does a Slip and Fall Have to Do With Premises Liability?

Any injury suffered because of the negligence of a property owner, operator, or manager may potentially become a premises liability case. Generally, in order to bring a premises liability claim, the injured person must show that he or she was […]

Nathaniel Fick

What is a Dram-Shop Lawsuit?

There are many serious consequences to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, for the drivers, the victims, and in certain circumstances, bars and alcohol retailers that are held accountable for injuries caused by an intoxicated customer. The term […]

Nathaniel Fick

A Few Extra Safety Steps Can Often Avoid Heartbreak and Loss

When students are in college, their studies are typically their primary focus. They tend to not think as carefully about other important areas, such as fire safety, as carefully as they should. When students live off campus, they may find […]

Patrick Mickler

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported at Plim Plaza Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland

The Plim Plaza Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland has closed three days before the end of the season after three former guests were hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease. All three guests were…