January 25, 2021

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

Who Is Liable in a Slip and Fall?

Entities or persons who are commonly responsible for slip and fall accident injuries include: Homeowners Private Businesses Parking Lots Depending on where a slip and fall injury occurred, different people or entities may be deemed liable for negligence. In California, it is possible to sue multiple parties at once. These liable parties will be responsible…

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July 16, 2019

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Casino Roof Collapse in Gardena Injures 11

Around 10 a.m. on Monday, July 15, a roof collapse at Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady casino on West Rosecrans Ave. in Gardena injured eleven people. Most suffered minor injuries, though at least one victim was more seriously hurt. According to the county fire department, seven people were transported to local hospitals. Pictures from the scene…

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June 13, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Personal Injury

3 Children Per Day Die As a Result of Drowning

Summertime in southern California often means fun near the water. On our beaches, in the ocean, lakes, and rivers, and in backyard and neighborhood pools, people can be found swimming, splashing, and enjoying themselves. Deaths in Open Water Highest in Five Years But for many families and children, the risk of drowning is horrifyingly high….

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May 22, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

Injured While Shopping: Can I Sue?

Because shopping is such a necessary and, for many people, fun recreational activity, you may never have focused on the potential dangers of being seriously injured while shopping. Stores Can Be Dangerous Places Think again. It’s estimated that that shopping carts, for example, injure roughly 24,000 children per year nationwide. And shopping carts are far…

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April 4, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

3 Places Slip and Falls Commonly Occur

Slip and fall accidents are common, but that does not mean they are harmless. In fact, they are the leading cause of emergency room visits, leading to over a million ER trips per year. Like other common causes of injury, many slips and falls are preventable. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, more than…

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February 21, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

3 Ways Poor Lighting Can Cause an Injury

There are infinite ways a person can sustain injuries, from plane crashes to sports collisions. But did you know that a simple lightbulb, or the lack thereof, can also cause injuries? Installing adequate lighting is an easy way to improve the safety of any home, office building, or nursing home, but plenty of property managers…

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February 8, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

4 Tragic Elevator Accidents

Many of us use elevators every day without a second thought, not realizing that these complex machines are a legitimate source of danger. Elevators are responsible for approximately 30 deaths and more than 17,000 injuries each year. These statistics are national, but there are many examples of elevator tragedies in and around Southern California —…

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January 25, 2018

Ellis Law Corporation

Premises

I Fell at Work: Can I Sue?

In most cases, falling down and injuring yourself on someone else’s property is covered by premises liability law. You might be able to file a premises liability lawsuit against the owner of the property, if that owner can be found liable for a pre-existing hazardous condition on the property. However, injuries that occur while on…

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