Slip and Falls on City Owned Property

| March 23, 2017

In Florida, slip and falls happen every day whether its due to heavy rain, lack of maintenance, or even substances left on the floor. We all know that businesses such as Publix and Walmart can be held liable for a victims damages, but what if the property is owned by the city? Does Premises Liability […]

Why Does It Matter If Someone Wasn’t Acting Reasonably At The Time Of An Accident?

| January 12, 2017

In Florida, we all know that an accident victim has the right to pursue money damages against a negligent wrongdoer (aka the “tortfeasor”). That, of course, assumes the victim’s injuries were caused by the tortfeasor’s action (or inaction). The law in Florida, like most states, is that a tortfeasor is held to account for his […]

Slip and Falls on Wet Floors  

| December 15, 2016

Losing your footing on a wet floor can result in serious injuries.  For some accident victims, these injuries can even be life-threatening (particularly if the victim is elderly).  Still, insurance adjusters and defense lawyers will try to minimize these claims. From a victim’s perspective, it’s difficult to understand why these claims aren’t always taken seriously […]

Stage or Elevation Slip and Falls in Florida

| September 22, 2016

It is surprising to think how often you can come across a “stage” or “elevation” in South Florida. Sure, you’ll find a stage at a local theater or in a school auditorium. But terms like “elevations” and “stages” are used describe many different surfaces. Especially when it comes to a slip and fall accident. Have […]

How to Settle a Walkway or Hallway Slip and Fall Accident

| August 18, 2016

Slip and fall accidents can happen in a walkway or hallway in all sorts of places here in South Florida — from stores and office buildings, to hotel lobbies, condo common areas, and restaurants. It is the responsibility of the property owner, property manager, or business owner to make sure that visitors are protected from […]

30 Questions to Ask After an Entryway Slip and Fall

| August 4, 2016

When you are hurt in a fall at a business location or on any kind of commercial property (i.e. a restaurant, a movie theater, a grocery store, a big box store, the bank, your child’s school, a car dealership, the local pizza joint, etc.), then you may have a “slip and fall” claim against those […]

How Do You Know If A Business Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent an Office Slip and Fall Accident?

| July 21, 2016

When you are injured at your job, then you may have coverage through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Worker’s Compensation insurance provides the injured worker with limited benefits for medical expenses and loss of wages, regardless of fault. For example, if you slip and fall at your place of employment while you are working, medical […]

How Do You Know If A Business Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent a Restroom Slip and Fall Accident?

| July 14, 2016

Simply stated, if you have suffered an injury in a restroom slip and fall (whether at the mall, rest stop, fast food restaurant or any other public restroom) then you may have a liability claim against the owner or operator of that premises for your damages. Just like a fall occurring at a grocery store, […]

How Do You Know If A Business Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent a Parking Lot Slip and Fall Accident?

| June 16, 2016

According to a study on parking lot injuries, which focused on parking lots located at schools and college campuses, over half of all parking lot claims involved some type of slip and fall or trip and fall (the next most common parking lot claim is criminal assault). What caused these accidents to happen? According to […]

How Do You Know If A Business or Property Owner Acted Reasonably In Trying To Prevent A Stairway Slip and Fall Accident?

| May 19, 2016

Whenever someone is injured in a slip and fall at a business location, one of the first things that a victim should realize when they are evaluating whether or not to purse a claim for the recovery of their damages is that the business is well aware that accidents are part of the risk of […]