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What Should I Do After a Pool Accident Injury

May 25, 2021 in Personal Injury,

At Giroux Pappas Trial Attorneys, our experience makes us aware of some uncomfortable statistics involving teens and children in and around swimming pools. For example, did you know swimming pools account for thousands of unintentional drowning deaths annually? It is estimated that about ten people per...

Injured in an Apartment Fire? 8 Tips for Understanding Your Rights

April 17, 2021 in Personal Injury,

Each year, many people are injured in an apartment fire at no fault of their own.  Often, it’s the delay of smoke alarms to alert tenants of a fire in the building. This comes as a direct result and negligence of the property owner. Each...

How to Determine Liability After a Dog Bite?

March 11, 2021 in Personal Injury,

What responsibility does a dog owner have to keep others from getting bit? How is liability determined? Even the President of the United States - Joe Biden - has trouble with the family pet biting. In a recent incident, Biden's 3-year-old adopted German Shepard bit a Secret...

Snowboarding and Skiing Accident Tips

March 05, 2021 in Personal Injury,

Know your limits before you hit the slopes While skiing and snowboarding safety tips might not prevent every accident imaginable, adhering to them may reduce the likelihood of you being held partially responsible for an accident out on the ski hill. Protecting yourself and others...

5 Tips to Help Keep You Safe While Riding Your Bike

December 09, 2020 in Personal Injury,

Safe Biking Tips for Your Ride Bicycling is one of the most popular activities for children, adults, and families across America. Sources estimate that over 103 million Americans own bicycles, and upwards of 20 million bikes are sold annually. Perhaps not surprisingly, the Covid-19 pandemic...

Boating Accidents: Alcohol is Still a Leading Cause

September 14, 2020 in Personal Injury,

Boating Accidents It’s a beautiful day to be on the water. The sun is shining and the kids are having a great time. Then another boater puts you family in danger, and you find out later that alcohol was to blame. Alcohol is nothing to...

What are the Rules for Trampoline Owners? (and Users) in Michigan

August 26, 2020 in Personal Injury,

Trampolines are one source of fun for all ages. As summer sets in, people are spending more time outside enjoying the nice weather. Both adults and children are spending more time participating in outdoor activities such as using trampolines. Trampolines are one source of fun...

7 Legal Requirements of Public Swimming Pool Owners

August 24, 2020 in Personal Injury,

Worse, it can take less than two minutes for a person to drown. Every year more than 3,500 people die from drowning.  It is the fifth most common cause of accidental death.  Worse, it can take less than two minutes for a person to drown. ...

The Top 5 Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents

August 11, 2020 in Personal Injury,

You’ve spent countless summers on the water. It’s like another home, the place you practically live when summer comes knocking. With summer and boating season upon us, now is a great time to refresh your knowledge on boating safety, and how to prevent boating accidents....

SAFE BOATING – KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!

August 11, 2020 in Personal Injury,

SAFE BOATING - KNOW BEFORE YOU GO!Summer is underway and boats are abound on our beautiful Michigan lakes and rivers. Before you head out to enjoy fun on the water, make sure that you and your guests have the necessary safety equipment on board should...