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If you never want to be responsible for someone else's injury or for damage done to a property, read this slideshare. You'll learn how to prevent such lawsuits!

If you never want to be responsible for someone else's injury or for damage done to a property, read this slideshare. You'll learn how to prevent such lawsuits!

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  • It’s better to be safe than sorry! 9 WAYS TO PREVENT A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT
  •  It is your duty as the owner of your home to tell guests that your house is safe or to warn them of any dangers. If you fail to do so and they are injured, they can sue you. 1. MAKE YOUR HOME A SAFE PLACE.
  •  If you invite someone to your business, it is your responsibility to make sure the premises are safe. You can be subject to liability for any damages if you don’t. Slip and fall lawsuits are also common in such circumstances. 2. MAKE YOUR BUSINESS A SAFE PLACE. View slide
  •  Negligent drivers who are careless and who intentionally or unintentionally break traffic laws usually end up causing accidents. These accidents create injuries that result in personal injury lawsuits. 3. BE A SAFE AND SMART DRIVER. View slide
  •  You can be legally liable for injuries caused by your dangerous property if you don’t post warning signs that alert people of the potential dangers. 4. POST SIGNS ABOUT DANGER.
  •  The law requires everyone to act with a reasonable degree of care at all times and in all actions. If you don’t act with the care that a reasonable person would in a certain situation, you could be considered responsible for any damages or injuries. 5. BEHAVE WITH REASONABLE CARE.
  •  Every state has its own set of rules when it comes to considering you negligent or in breach of your duty of care. Make sure you know what the rules are so that you can follow them without question or concern. 6. KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THE LAWS.
  •  A waiver of liability releases you of your responsibility toward someone getting hurt during an activity you’re in charge of. Make sure you have people sign such waivers before engaging in an activity you’re running. 7. GET LIABILITY WAIVERS.
  •  Liability insurance makes it so your insurer pays your legal fees and damages that result from a possible lawsuit. It may not prevent a lawsuit, but it can make things easier if a lawsuit does happen. 8. GET ADEQUATE LIABILITY INSURANCE.
  •  A personal injury attorney, like one that works at Craig Swapp & Associates, can help you talk to the person you injure and can guide you through the legal process.  You may be able to offer a settlement instead of going to court due to the fact you’re being sued.  It’s better to go straight to the law by talking to a personal injury lawyer than to try and figure it out alone.  You can contact us today by calling 800-404-9000 or by visiting craigswapp.com. 9. CALL A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY.