If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible. In Florida, there are certain situations under which compensation may not be available (e.g., if the injury was self-inflicted), but most people who suffer serious injuries have rights they should know about before making decisions regarding their future care. A serious injury in Florida will always entitle one to just damages. If this has occurred to you and you would like legal counsel on how best to handle things from here forward, please do not hesitate!
Under Florida law, the property owners have a legal responsibility to ensure their premises are reasonably safe for visitors and guests. This can mean different things in each context– while homeowner’s obligations may be limited just warning of any known safety risks such as an unstable cement step or loose handrail, the business owners should take more steps when dealing with slippery floors.
In some cases, slip-and-fall accidents happen because the victim did not notice unsafe conditions before entering the private property (wet paint on stairs).
An experienced personal injury attorney will assess the circumstances in your case and take appropriate steps to seek maximum compensation for any losses you’ve incurred as a result of it.
The recovery/healing process after a slip and fall can be long, but you will make it through with the right team of professionals/experts on your side. A dislocated hip or fracture doesn’t just hurt. It requires expensive medical treatment that may leave victims experiencing pain for months at a time; these injuries also lead to a permanent loss in mobility and comfort, which is much worse than what they already experienced from their initial accident alone! We pursue maximum compensation, so individuals don’t have financial worries when dealing with this type of crisis.
We are the only lawsuit-focused law firm in town. We never represent insurance companies when they’re being sued for premises liability injuries or wrongful death and have a 100% proven track record of success helping people get full compensation after these accidents – including:
- Building Code and Safety Violations
- Clutter, Trash, and Debris
- Dangerous Sidewalks and Parking Lots
- Dangerous Stairs and Handrails
- Elevators and Escalators
- Flooring Defects and Maintenance Issues
- Recently-Cleaned Floors
- Unsafe Ladders and Scaffolding
Things to do following a Slip and Fall Injury
When you’re injured in an accident, your priority must be evidence-gathering. You should capture photographs of the scene before anything changes or gets repaired because this will help identify what happened and who was at fault if there were any injuries involved. Allowing medical professionals access to these photographs can also speed up treatment times because they may need additional information about how best to treat someone based on their condition witnessed by photos from previous accidents.
Whether you’ve just been in a slip and fall accident or are investigating, it’s time to file a personal injury claim, and our law firm is here for all your needs. We can provide advice and assistance on any slip-and-fall case, so don’t hesitate to contact us and get in touch with professional attorneys!