Fort Myers Personal Injury Lawyers With Experience Handling Slip and Fall Cases
Although slip and fall accidents often seem minor, slip and fall accidents or trip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries. The Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. represents individuals across the state of Florida who have been the victims of these common accidents.
Failure to Remedy Dangerous Conditions
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a slip and fall accident, our Fort Myers personal injury attorneys will promptly investigate the cause of the fall that led to your injuries. Often, we discover that the business, store or other property where the fall occurred did not follow proper cleaning and maintenance procedures. Failure to clean and maintain the premises can result in water, food, drinks, or other slippery substances remaining on the floor, which often leads to slip and fall accidents. Businesses can easily prevent many slip and fall injuries by establishing and implementing a regular policy of maintenance and inspection of their floor surfaces.
Design Defects that Create Dangerous Conditions
In some cases, slip and fall injuries are not caused by a failure of the property owner to remedy a dangerous condition, but rather by a dangerous defect in the design of the property. The Naples personal injury lawyers of the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., represent victims injured by falls caused by dangerously designed parking lots and other defective walking surfaces. Accidental falls can occur as a result of:
• crumbled concrete;
• holes in the pavement;
• parking bumpers;
• inadequate lighting;
• tripping hazards placed in walkways; and
• other dangerous or defective conditions that exist on business properties.
If such a condition causes serious injury, a variety of entities may be responsible for the accident that led to the victim’s injuries, including the property owner, the architect who designed the property, and the construction company that built the parking lot or premises.
Contact Fort Myers Personal Injury Lawyer Randall Spivey
Call the Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A., today for a free consultation if you or a family member has been injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident. You pay no fees or costs unless you are awarded a settlement or verdict against the person or business found liable for your injuries. Visit our settlements and verdicts page to view the results in Florida slip and fall cases and other matters handled by Port Charlotte personal injury attorney Randall Spivey.
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