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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

The brain is one of the most important organs in our body, and when it suffers damage, the consequences can be dire. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are sudden disruptions in the normal function of the brain, usually caused by a blow or jolt to the head. They range from mild concussions to severe, life-altering injuries

How to Inspect a Harness for Safety

Ensuring safety in the workplace should be a top priority, especially in environments where physical risks are prevalent. Safety harnesses are a crucial piece of equipment in these high-risk industries, helping break workers’ falls and prevent potentially fatal accidents. However, these harnesses can fail unexpectedly—which emphasizes the importance of regular inspections. Knowing how to properly

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