Can Filing a Slip and Fall Lawsuit Help Me?

Dangerous slips, trips, and falls are an unfortunately prevalent cause of personal injuries in the United States.

Resulting in over 800,000 hospitalizations each year, slips and falls are especially common among individuals over 65 years of age, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. As Florida is home to many elderly individuals, the risk of serious injuries from slips and falls is significantly increased.

Slip and fall accidents can take place anywhere, from your home, a grocery store, or a supermarket to shopping centers, restaurants, and hospitals. In slip and fall cases, what matters is whether the property owner was negligent in their duty to provide an adequate, safe environment to protect visitors. The standard of care may vary depending on the legal status of the visitor and the cause of the accident, but the responsibility of the property owner is undeniable.

Property owners prefer to avoid going to trial as it inevitably leads to bad publicity for them. This means that slip-and-fall lawsuits are often settled out of court. After a slip-and-fall accident, you have one chance to reach a settlement or secure a verdict for monetary compensation. The complications of these Slip and Fall Lawsuits necessitate the legal guidance and representation of a good attorney. With an experienced slip-and-fall accident lawyer on your side, you can recover fair compensation for injuries and losses even while settling out of court.

Who do I sue in a Slip And Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents frequently result in severe injuries, consequently leading to loss of wages, employment, and earning capacity on top of medical care expenses. Some common injuries that can lead to a slip and fall claim include:

  • Soft Tissue injuries and lacerations:Limited mobility for days or weeks, temporary or permanent limp, disfigurement, or opportunistic infections.
  • Shoulder or hip dislocation:Chronic pain, inability to walk, etc
  • Fractures: Hip, knee, wrist, and ankle fractures
  • Neck or spine injuries:Hampered communication between the brain and rest of the body, loss of mobility, damage to mobility, or nerve damage
  • Concussions and brain injuries: Life-threatening hematomas, cerebral hemorrhages, traumatic brain injury, and permanent brain damage.

In order to establish the legitimacy of your claim, it must be supported by medical documentation that details the extent of your injuries. Retaining the services of an experienced slip-and-fall attorney is crucial, as investigating medical records can be extremely complicated.

A good lawyer can ensure that your compensation includes

future medical expenses, therapeutic support, and support devices using evidence to show how your injuries may impede your future.

    • Retailers and business owners
    • Hotels and other property owners that accommodate guests
    • Building inspectors, construction or management companies
    • Homeowners and their insurance providers
    • Private residential facilities such as nursing homes
    • Government agencies for failing to maintain, fix, or warn pedestrians of dangers in public spaces

    The liability in a slip and fall accident is determined mainly by where the accident occurred. After thoroughly examining the facts, a slip and fall attorney will be able to determine if one or more parties are responsible for the accident.

    People for Law fight for you!

    Property owners and managers are required to maintain a reasonable standard of safety, which includes— attending to spills, tripping hazards, uneven or broken stairs, and accessibility issues. When you are injured due to the negligence of those responsible for maintaining premises, People for Law helps you fight for the compensation you deserve.

    Our experienced slip-and-fall accident lawyers provide expert legal guidance to victims such as you and a chance to recover damages for the injustice you have suffered. We are committed to leveraging our expertise in legal matters for society’s betterment. We are not afraid to fight for our clients and will take your slip-and-fall case to court if a settlement doesn’t cover all your expenses. We work on a consistent basis so that you have nothing to lose when trying to right a wrong.