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Slip and falls are one of the most frequent causes of personal injury lawsuits in South Florida, including Fort Lauderdale. Whether shopping at a local Publix or slipping by the pool of the hotel, a slip and fall can be detrimental to a victims health, and injuries may even be permanent.
Common injuries as a result of a slip and fall include: broken hips, shoulder Injuries, sprained ankles, torn ligaments in knees, elbows, or necks, and even skull fractures.
Florida Slip and Fall Law: Premises Liability Law
Property owners have a responsibly to their customers and clientele to provide a safe environment. When they fail to do so, and someone is injured as a result, they may be able to be held responsible for their actions.
“Premises liability law” provides legal remedies and monetary compensation for someone who has slipped, tripped, or otherwise fallen because of an unsafe or hazardous condition on someone else’s property within the State of Florida. These victims may fall in properties such as a shopping center, restaurant, rental community, office building, parking lot or garage.
This law provides for money damages to these fall victims such as lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, etc.
Slip and fall injuries covered under Florida law include accidents caused by conditions like:
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Florida law holds both property owners and property managers (including landlords) financially responsible for personal injuries that happen on the premises under these individuals’ custody or control. This is because property owners and property managers breached their legal duty to protect and provide a safe environment for their guests, invitees, tenants, and other parties who enter their property.
Slip and fall lawsuits can happen in numerous locations, including the grocery store, at an amusement park, on a cruise ship, in the shopping mall, at school, at an arena, theater, church, hotel, motel, sea port, school dorm, race track, bus terminal, airport, hospital, restaurant, or even at someone’s condo.
Here are 9 common types of slip and fall cases which occur at hotels, motels, condos and homes:
See: Sample Case Verdicts and Settlements
Under current Florida premise liability law, you can be legally entitled to the following money awards:
Alan Sackrin is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
In Florida, only a select few attorneys are “board certified” by The Florida Bar in their area of practice. As of January 2012, Alan Sackrin was one of only 1069 attorneys in the State of Florida to be certified as an expert in civil trials. This means Alan is a expert in slip and fall lawsuits and proving what your case is worth.
Alan Sackrin is an Expert Injury Trial Attorney, Not Just a Settlement Attorney
With Alan Sackrin, you can have the confidence knowing that your injury attorney isn’t in the business of quick settlements for his own personal profit but is dedicated to justice for his client and will take a case to trial if needed.
Alan pursues his cases all the way through trial. He has handled cases against every major insurance company who know he will vigorously pursue a client’s rights, including taking the matter to trial and appeal if necessary.
If you have been injured in the Fort Lauderdale area as a result of unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, contact Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Lawyer Alan Sackrin and ask for a free consultation. He’s happy to discuss your claim with you, review what happened, determine your legal options, and help you understand your rights and options to recover the compensation you deserve.
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If you, a family member, or a loved one has suffered a serious personal injury resulting in severe harm, permanent incapacity, or wrongful death, from harm caused by a slip and fall, trip and fall, or other fall injury, then please feel free to contact Alan by phone to schedule a free initial consultation of your possible legal rights and remedies at (954) 522-0207.
Or if you prefer to communicate online, then please feel free to fill out the “Contact Us Now” form above for a no-cost case evaluation – or just to ask a question or two.
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DISCLAIMER: This website provides general information regarding legal injuries and their redress as defined by Florida law. This is provided for information purposes only and is not legal advice. It does not create an attorney-client relationship.