Category Archives: Slip And Fall
Have you been Injured in a Sidewalk Accident?
One of the reasons so many people love Florida is because the weather allows us to walk around and enjoy the sun just about any time of year. But what happens when your enjoyable stroll is ruined with a painful fall on uneven pavement? Or, even more commonly, what if your fall occurs on… Read More »
Serious Injury Following a Fall?
Let’s say you’re out and about having a wonderful day, when the unthinkable happens: you slip in a public venue, crashing to the ground. Not only is your pride hurt; you know immediately that you’ve incurred some serious injuries. A visit to the emergency confirms this, and as the bills start coming in, you… Read More »
When a Fall Leads to Injuries, Who is Liable?
Anyone can fall, and much of the time there’s no consequence beyond a bit of bruised dignity. However, all too often a slip or fall can result in fairly serious injuries, with the associated mind-blowing medical costs. So if that fall occurs in a public location, who is liable for the bills? For answers… Read More »
Landlords May be Responsible for Negligent Security
When you walk around the common areas of your apartment complex, or you visit a friend, you expect to be safe. You assume your landlord has taken measures to ensure strangers are not walking around your apartment building or the outside areas. Or, if strangers do have access to the common areas of your… Read More »
Your Rights After a Slip and Fall
When you go for a run on your city’s bike path or shop at the store, you expect the environment to be relatively safe. It may not be perfect; to be sure, there may be cracks in the pavement or crumbs on the ground, but nothing that could cause you harm. However, your expectations… Read More »
Premises Liability and Florida Law
Under Florida law, if you slip and fall on a spill or substance on the floor of a business and suffer injuries, you may be able to bring a personal injury claim against that business. As a general rule, all businesses have a duty to be responsible for the safety of visitors who enter… Read More »