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January 2024

Colburn Law

Legal Considerations for Injuries Caused by Falling Ice

It’s a crisp winter day in Washington and you’re walking by a building, enjoying the snow. Suddenly, an icicle or a sheet of falling ice detaches and strikes you, leading to a serious injury. These incidents can have significant physical and financial repercussions, impacting your overall health and well-being. In such situations, it’s natural to

How to Prove Emotional Distress at A Nursing Home

When a loved one is placed in a nursing home, the expectation is that they will receive competent and compassionate care. However, when this trust is breached, and abuse occurs, it can lead to profound harm—including emotional distress. Victims of nursing home abuse have the right to file a lawsuit against the facility and the

How To Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect countless people every year, often leading to devastating and long-lasting consequences. Various incidents, including falls, motor vehicle accidents, and sports injuries, can lead to these serious injuries. Their outcomes can range from temporary impairments to severe, lifelong disabilities. The brain is one of the most important organs in our body,

How to Inspect a Harness for Safety

A safety harness is a form of protective gear designed to protect employees from injury or damage when working at heights. It functions by securing the wearer to a lifeline or anchor point, distributing the force of a fall across more durable areas of the body and preventing them from hitting the ground. However, like

How Do You Prove Wrongful Death?

Losing a loved one is a profound and devastating experience, especially when their death is due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful act. In these moments, seeking justice and accountability becomes a priority for many. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit is a path that many choose to take, holding the at-fault party financially liable for