Slip and Fall
Should You Hire a Slip and Fall Injury Lawyer?
By their very definition, accidents are unpredictable. But a slip and fall accident can bring about injuries that are disorienting, distressing, and painful – and in severe cases, much worse than one would expect. With accidents like these, it’s common to feel confused, numb, and embarrassed, which may make you feel like you shouldn’t seek representation from a personal injury lawyer. However, if you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, consulting and hiring a slip and fall lawyer should be the first thing you.. [Read More…]
How Can I Prove Negligence in a Slip and Fall Case?
While all of us stumble from time to time due to a lack of attention or clumsiness, slipping and falling on someone else’s property due to owner negligence is not only frightening, but it can lead to serious injuries that require medical care and rehabilitation. In the state of Florida, if you are involved in a slip and fall accident that is a result of a dangerous environment, you may be entitled to compensation if you can prove negligence on the owner’s behalf. The Responsibilities Of.. [Read More…]
How Long Do I Have to File a Claim After a Slip-and-Fall Injury?
For a slip and fall injury, Florida has a four-year statute of limitations. This means that you have a lot of time to start legal proceedings for your personal injury of Florida. However, you’ll want to be diligent in filing your claim in order to maximize the possible compensation for your damages. Taking Immediate Actions It is of the utmost importance that you seek immediate medical care for your injuries and file an incident report. Don’t forget to keep a copy of the report. Aside from.. [Read More…]
Slip and Falls: The Burden is on You!
Aside from automobile accidents, slip and falls are the most common source of personal injuries. Did you know that a recent change in Florida law now places the burden on the injured party to identify the substance that caused them to fall? So, while most people are not just in pain and embarrassed having just fallen usually in a public place in full view of spectators, the law now requires them to determine the substance that caused them to fall and most likely, its origin. One.. [Read More…]