If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, you should seek medical attention. You need to make sure that you’re okay. You need to have your injuries documented. If the business owner or premises owner is at fault for the cause of your accident, the owner needs to pay all your bills,… Read More »
After you’ve fallen in Florida, witnesses are very important for your case. You need to obtain the names and phone numbers of anyone that saw your fall. Remember, the employees of the store where you fell are not your friends. They may not be willing to help you, and they may not remember what… Read More »
Can I recover from a Florida store for injuries sustained when I slipped on a spilled liquid and fell?
If you’ve been injured after a slip and fall, due to a slippery substance, you may be able to recover against the store or other place where this fall happened. If it happens to you, make sure that you obtain photographs of the area, and names, and phone numbers of any witnesses.
Can my recovery be partially reduced if I am found to be partially at fault for my slip and fall injuries in Florida?
If you have partial fault for the cause of your fall in the state of Florida, your recovery may be reduced. You need to speak to a competent person or your attorney that can attempt to find other parties responsible for your fall. The store, or other area where you fell, may have breached… Read More »
Do I have to talk to the other partys insurance adjuster if I was injured in a Florida slip and fall?
If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall action in the state of Florida, you are not required to speak to the other party’s insurance adjuster. They’re going to take information from you and attempt to weaken or hurt your case. They are not your friend. They will not take care of you…. Read More »
Liability is determined for a property owner or business in several ways. Generally, a business owes a general duty of safety to its customers, a general duty to maintain its premises in a safe and reasonable manner, and also to warn its customers of any hazards. If you’ve been hurt in a fall accident,… Read More »
Is the owner of a Florida business or other premises legally responsible for injuries sustained in a slip and fall accident?
The owner of a building or premises is responsible for your slip and fall accident if certain duties have been breached. The property owner has a duty to reasonably maintain the safety of his property and to warn you of any latent or hidden dangers. If you’ve been injured in a fall accident, please… Read More »
Should I give a statement to the Florida property or business owners insurance company if I was injured in a slip and fall?
After a fall accident you should not give a statement to the insurance company for the business or premises owner where you fell until you first speak to competent counsel. That adjuster is not on your side, they are not your friend. It is their job to make you potentially say things that could… Read More »
You should notify the manager of the store or the property manager of an outdoor dwelling, like an apartment complex, as soon as possible. If your claim is not properly documented as soon as possible, the insurance company may claim that your fall did not happen. You need to put them on notice as… Read More »