FAQ: Slip, Trip & Fall Injuries
Can You Make a Claim Against Property Owner for a Dangerous Sidewalk Adjacent to Their Property?
The answer is yes in most cities and counties in Florida. The particular location generally has a law that mandates the responsibility of the adjacent land owner to public property. The land owner generally has the duty to repair and […]
I slipped and fell at Publix and they told me they would pay my medical bills. What should I do?
Typically, when a person slips and falls at Publix, they eventually speak with the manager who creates an incident report, takes their statement and gathers contact information. The manager then sends the incident report and information to Publix risk management. […]
I slipped and fell at Publix and I know it was caught on their surveillance cameras. They will give me a copy of the video, right?
Publix is Florida’s largest and most popular grocery chain. They are located in every town and city throughout the state. Millions of Floridians shop at Publix every year. Though the majority of the Publix locations do a great job at […]
Are Photographs Important at a Slip and Fall Scene?
Photographs are important at any accident scene. The age old expression, “a picture is worth a thousand words”, is true in all accident cases. It is especially true in slip and fall or trip and fall cases. The scene in […]
I slipped and fell and it wasn’t my fault. The Defendant automatically needs to pay for my damages, right?
Lately, I’m noticing that by the time I get hired to represent someone in a trip and fall or slip and fall case, multiple days, if not multiple weeks, have already gone by. Typically, my client has fallen at a […]
If I slip and fall at Publix what steps do I need to take to pursue an injury claim for compensation?
Publix is Florida’s most prevalent grocery store with over 700 locations throughout the state. Every year, hundreds of people become injured in Publix stores because they slip and fall on a slippery substance present on Publix’s floors. Usually, a Publix […]
How can a lawyer help me if I suffered a slip and fall injury at Winn Dixie?
Everyday people are injured by no fault of their own while shopping at Winn-Dixie. Thousands of people travel through Winn-Dixie every hour and injuries happen due to Winn-Dixie’s failure to maintain the store in a safe condition. If you have […]
Who Can a Claim be Made Against in a Slip & Fall Accident?
The obvious answer is the store or premise where you fell. Clearly, this is the first potential defendant that stands out. However, there may be other potential defendants that need to be investigated. Who needs to be investigated depends upon […]
I slipped and fell at Publix and I got hurt. I don’t want to hire a lawyer. Can I deal with Publix on my own?
Hundreds, if not thousands of people, are injured while shopping at Publix every year. Many times the injury is due to Publix’s negligence. Publix employees may have forgotten to clean up a spill or pick up a piece of fruit […]
Dell & Schaefer Answers Common Questions About A Recorded Statements In Injury Cases
DISCLAIMER: THE FOLLOWING ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. ALL VICTIMS MUST SEEK THE ADVICE OF LEGAL COUNSEL BEFORE UNDERGOING A DEPOSITION OR RECORDED STATEMENT Q: What is the difference between a recorded […]