FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries
I slipped and fell at a store in Florida because their floors were wet. Do I have a case?
The common thought is that if a person goes into a store and slips and falls and gets hurt, the store is automatically responsible for the injury. Unfortunately, the laws in Florida regarding slip and falls do not follow that […]
I slipped and fell at a store and the store’s employees know it really happened. Why is the store refusing to compensate me?
Many people believe that if they become injured in a store because of a wet floor or another dangerous condition that the store is instantly liable for the injury and must immediately begin paying for medical bills. Much of the […]
I was just injured when I slipped and fell at Walmart. Walmart called me and they want to pay my medical bills. This is a good idea, right?
Every year, thousands of people become injured at a Walmart. Much of the time, a person will become injured because of Walmart’s negligence. Typically, if a person gets hurt in a Walmart because of something that Walmart did wrong, risk […]
I slipped and fell in a popular Florida grocery store. They know I was hurt and that it was their fault. Who will pay for my medical bills and how will I get compensated for my losses?
People slip and fall in Florida grocery stores every single day. Many of those people get hurt and require emergency medical care. Others try and walk off their injury only to find that the next day, they can’t even get […]
I slipped and fell in a parking lot. Who is at fault?
Walking through a parking lot is something that many people do multiple times per day. The vast majority of the time, we make it to our destination with no problem and without any concern. There are many potential dangerous conditions […]
What Is Legal “Notice”?
The term notice is a “word of art.” It is a technical term in the law. It is not overly difficult to understand. However, it is a heavily litigated word in slip and fall law. The word or concept is […]
I fell while visiting a college. Can I sue?
Florida statutes state that in order to sue a business due to a transitory foreign substance (water, food, etc) on the floor, the injured person must prove that the business had actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition. Constructive […]
I slipped and fell at Publix. It was captured on surveillance. When can I see the video?
Most Publix locations are outfitted with surveillance cameras that capture the majority of the interior premises of the Publix. Many of these cameras are able to be seen and located by Publix patrons. Much of the time, when a person […]
I slipped and fell at Walmart. Are they going to pay my medical bills?
Many people slip and fall at Walmart due to a either a puddle of water or other type of slippery substance on the floor. Much of the time a Walmart employee will respond to the scene of the fall and […]
I was injured when I tripped over a dangerous defect, which was open and obvious. Is there a case?
When someone is injured in the State of Florida in a trip or slip and fall due to a negligent and dangerous condition, many times that at fault party will claim that the accident was the victim’s fault because they […]