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Jesse E. Guerra Jr.

New Year’s Eve Drowning Brings Questions About Hotel Pool Safety

What was supposed to be a day of celebration for a Cleveland family celebrating a family birthday party turned tragic on New Year’s Eve in a Cleveland Hotel according Cleveland Metro News…

Chrissie Cole

Woman Settles Slip and Fall Lawsuit Against Dollar General

A woman who slipped and fell at a Dollar General Store while holding her daughter has settled her personal injury lawsuit.
The suit claimed on August 6, 2006, while visiting the store she…

Chrissie Cole

Woman Suing Hospital For Slip and Fall Accident

A Granite City woman is suing Gateway Regional Medical Center, alleging her knee was seriously injured when she slipped and fell on water accumulated on the hospital floor due to a clogged…

Jesse E. Guerra Jr.

Pool Yard Enclosures and Pool Safety

Chapter 757 (Pool Yard Enclosures)  TXDHSS 265.200(b) of the Texas Health and Safety Code requires pool gates and doors to be "SELF-CLOSING and SELF-LATCHING".  In plain english, a gate must close…

Chrissie Cole

Judge Suing City for Slip and Fall at Courthouse

A Brooklynn judge is planning to file a $1 million slip-and-fall lawsuit against the city after he fell on a just-mopped floor on his own courthouse.The judge, who hears civil cases – is even going…

Jesse E. Guerra Jr.

Man Drowns at Padre Isles Golf Course in Corpus Christi, Texas

A 36 year-old man drowned yesterday, September 19, 2007 while diving for golf balls.According to police, he was found dead at the scene at the bottom of a pond on the fourth hole of the golf course. He was found two hours after he was reported missing. The man had been diving for golf balls with his cousin and both were working for a Houston based company at the time of the drowning. Police…

Jesse E. Guerra Jr.

Wrongful Death Suit filed against Port Royal Condominium Owners' Association

Corpus Christi Police said there appears to be no foul play in the drowning of a 16 year-old girl who died while swimming at the Port Royal Ocean Resort Condominium Pools on Mustang Island on May 04, 2007.Toynelle Bailey was reported missing around 5:30 p.m. by her friends and her body was found in the deep end around 7:30 p.m. Toynelle was in town with fellow band mates from Houston and was…

Shannon Weidemann

Child Drowns in Richmond Hotel Pool

A 5-year-old boy snuck out of his hotel room and drowned in a pool early Saturday morning. His family was staying at the Super 8 Motel on U.S. 17 and made his way to the Holiday Inn across the street. The road is six lanes and it believed he crossed it after 1:30 a.m. Hotel guests discovered the child’s body face down in the establishment’s outdoor swimming pool at about 6:50 a.m. on…

Shannon Weidemann

Two West Virginia Cities Sued for Slip and Fall

Two cities in West Virginia have been sued in Slip and Fall lawsuits for incidents that happened on city property. The first lawsuit involves the city of Ronceverte and the city’s pool. A couple rented the pool for a party in 2005. The wife allegedly fell and is seeking damages for her medical bills. The suit claims Mary Ralston “slipped and fell” while using the bathhouse and picnic areas…