Category: Slip and Fall Accidents
Headaches are symptoms of potential injuries. Accident victims should seek immediate medical attention.
Supermarket slip-and-fall accidents are often life-changing. Florida law protects the rights of supermarket accident victims.
Personal injury cases are decided by the evidence, and the evidence is presented by various means, including photographs.
Across the United States, slip-and-fall accidents injure victims because others are negligent, especially businesses and services that have a duty to protect their customers.
Slip-and-fall accidents are among the leading causes of physical injuries. In fact, they are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries according to the National Safety Council (NSC). The NSC notes that falls account for 33 percent of all non-fatal injuries—three times the percentage of the next most common cause.
Statistics on slip and fall accidents caused by the negligence of another are alarming and proving Florida liability is challenging.
Slip-and-fall accidents can occur on private property, public property, and/or public businesses. In a Florida personal injury lawsuit, there is a burden of proof requirement.
The National Floor Safety Institute reports that falls account for over 8 million (23 percent) of hospital emergency room visits. When there is a wet floor in a hotel, grocery store, bar, or shopping mall, pedestrians may fall and be injured, changing their and their families' lives forever.
Every year Florida residents and visitors become victims of slip and fall accidents that are caused by design defects.
How to Establish Claims for Slip and Fall Injuries Slip and fall accidents can be life-changing causing permanent injuries and disabilities. They can happen anytime, anywhere, including on private property, business property, and public property.