If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall in the state of Florida, and you are approached by the adjuster for the insurance company for the store or premises where you fell, you should be very careful and not speak to them until you have first spoken to a personal injury attorney. The… Read More »
A negligent security claim is when a business or a property owner fails to take adequate measures to ensure that customers or people on his property are taken care of safely. This happens when the property owner knows or should of known that the area is a high-crime area. For example, if a property… Read More »
A property owner owes you two general types of duties. It owes you the duty to have a reasonably safely maintained premises and it also has a duty to advise you of any latent risks or hazards. If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident, please contact an attorney that can help… Read More »
The requirement for business owners to have security cameras is very limited. People often think that any fall in a store premises is always captured on surveillance cameras. It’s not. But oftentimes, falls are captured. When that happens, it is very important that you contact a personal injury attorney that handles slip and fall… Read More »
There are several common causes of slip and fall accidents in the state of Florida. Many are caused by water or oily substances left on the floor. Those substances may have occurred because of, for example, an employee that’s improperly stocking merchandise. Water or other substances may be coming out of a freezer or… Read More »
If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall, it is very important that you take photographs. Take photographs of what caused your fall. If there are puddles of water, take closeups, take far away pictures. If water is leaking from a cooler, take pictures of those. If there’s a merchandise that’s made you… Read More »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »