Slip and fall accidents are one of the more common types of personal injury cases and fall under a category call premises liability. While could be something minor to something very severe, the good news is that you do not need to prove a permanent injury to recover for a slip and fall case in Florida. it remains vital that you timely consult a premises liability attorney to determine the strength of your claim.
A slip and fall accident would typically occur somewhere other than your own property. The owner of that property may be directly negligent, or the property may be maintained by someone else. Either way, to make a successful claim for injuries the accident should arise from their negligence whether it be by an action they have taken on the property, or by their failure to act. We have made successful claims for injuries resulting from uneven flooring, torn carpeting, poor lighting, wet floors, concealed holes in yards or pavement, broken or uneven sidewalks, faulty stairs and/or railings.
Attorney Cameron W. Brumbelow has handled slip and fall cases for over twenty years against well known defendants such as Publix, Wal-Mart, Ollies, Trader Joes, Walgreens, Winn-Dixie, and Dollar General just to name a few. These corporations have full time attorneys to defend these claims and most require litigation, which is why you should always retain an attorney early in your case, make sure you filed an incident report with the facility, and save/preserve any clothing and shoes you were wearing as these could be evidence in your case.