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Chrissie Cole

Dog Bite Lawsuit Settled for $1 Million

A woman settled a dog bite lawsuit for $1 million for severe facial injuries she suffered when she was attacked by an American bulldog.The settlement terms state she will receive $900,000 and her two children and husband will receive $33,000 each, according to her attorney.The dog attack occurred on April 6, 2006, when the American bulldog bit her face as she was walking her own dog to pick up…

Chrissie Cole

Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention

Each year, an estimated 300,000 disabling injuries occur, within the U.S., resulting in 1,400 worker deaths. Slips, trips and falls make up 15 to 20 percent of all workers’ compensation costs.Premises liability deals with the breach of duty that is owed by an owner or occupier of property to protect invitees from dangerous conditions and defects on the property. The owner/occupier has a duty to…