Coye Law June 2018

Family Time in the Great Outdoors

Americans are looking at a new option: ditching the beaches and resorts and heading to the great outdoors. Actually, we know this option isn’t new at all. Spending time outdoors with family may very well be one of the most time-honored traditions ever. Camping Lodgings and flights are expensive, so going on a family vacation can cost thousands of dollars — and that’s just for the basics! But camping only requires a tent, a fire, picnic food, and water. Rather than scarfing down fast food between flights and dealing with airport security, departure delays, and long flights, take a deep breath and roast marshmallows over the fire with the people you love. Hiking A hike with family is an easy way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. All a hike requires is a trail and a sense of adventure. The best part of hiking is that you can tailor the distance to fit your family’s needs. If you have children or grandkids who aren’t up for the challenge of an arduous

there are plenty of instances where a business owner fails to warn guests that there are hazards like exposed wires or broken tiles. In cases like these, the business is at fault, and they should be held responsible. If you are injured in an event like this, there are a few steps you can take to ensure you’ll have a strong claim. You should immediately report your injury to somebody who represents the owner of the establishment. Document any evidence you can relating to the hazard. Take pictures, speak to witnesses who saw your injury, and get their contact information. When you get the medical care you need, you should make sure all information regarding your injury and recovery is diligently reported. We’ve all seen those “Caution! Wet Floor!” signs alerting shoppers to a slick floor they should avoid. Sadly, not every property owner takes such precautions. If you are injured due to the negligence of a property owner, call Coye Law Firm today. daylong trek, there’s sure to be a shorter scenic trail. If nothing else, you can always turn around and backtrack the way you came. Fishing Fishing is a great way to get out and do something relaxing yet challenging. It doesn’t require a lot of skill or investment. All it takes is the willingness to learn and the desire to connect with nature. This is why fishing is the perfect activity for youngsters of all ages. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your rod and reel and head to the nearest lake or river. While these are all great stand-alone options, together they form an amazing three-headed monster for your next family outing. By combining camping with a hike to a river or lake where you can go fishing, you are sure to create lasting memories with your family that will draw you closer together. Ditch the lines at the airport and the stress of travel. Unleash the possibilities of adventure in the great outdoors.

Family adventures are a great way to grow closer and develop meaningful connections. But with lodging prices rising and the logistical nightmare that traveling with the entire family can be, many

Injured While Shopping?

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PREMISES LIABILITY

If you went to somebody’s house, you’d expect them to let you know that their stairs were broken before you rolled an ankle trying to climb them. It’s just common courtesy, right? Unfortunately, far too many stores, restaurants, hotels, and businesses don’t always alert people of the dangers lurking in their establishment. When hazardous conditions at a business lead to injuries for

unsuspecting citizens, the business should be held accountable. Cases like these fall under the category of premises liability.

The injured party in a premises liability case needs to prove three things:

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The property owner was aware or should have been aware of the hazardous condition.

2. The property owner was negligent in

repairing and/or didn’t provide adequate warning of the hazard.

3. The hazard directly caused the injury.

In essence, what these cases seek to establish is the property owner’s failure to make their premises safe. Of course, anyone entering someone else’s property must exercise a reasonable amount of care. If you were exploring a room guarded by a door with a “Keep Out” warning, it’s not the business owner’s fault you were hurt. That said,

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