The destruction that came about due to Hurricane Sandy has been well-chronicled, but not much has been reported about the hospitals and long-term care facilities that serve as home to many elderly Americans. Because of the double-barreled storm that brought high winds and rain along with a heavy snow, many facilities are still struggling to recover.
For over a week, snow-weary New Jersey residents have struggled to dig themselves out from under almost two feet of snow. And while cleared sidewalks and parking lots are a welcome sight, they bring with them the danger of severe slip and fall accidents. When someone suffers an injury because of an inadequately shoveled sidewalk or parking lot, commercial property owners may be responsible.