Premises liability claims are a type of personal injury case where the harm was caused by an unsafe or defective condition on another person's property. Premises liability lawsuits can involve injuries suffered on the property of a business, homeowner or even public property.
The recent crash of an Asiana jet in San Francisco shocked the nation. Two of the 307 passengers died in the accident, and many more were injured. The plane crash inflicted great force to the upper bodies of the passengers, who were first flung forward, then backward over their lap belts. Most of the serious injuries involve spinal cord trauma to the neck and back.
Ohio dog bites resulted in $5 million in insurance claims payouts during 2012, according to State Farm. That seems like a big total, but how does it compare to other states? The top five states for number of claims are below; the sums of their insurance payouts are listed, too.