Slip and fall accidents, fall under an area of law called premises liability. Generally a slip and fall refers to accidents & injuries which occur due to the negligent maintenance, or unsafe - dangerous conditions on property owned by someone other than the accident victim.
Florida law requires landowners, business owners, homeowners and property owners to maintain their property in a manner that does not cause injury to those that, for various reasons, visit the property.
Slip and fall liability cases involves injuries sustained on the property or premises of a negligent third party. These types of cases often involve a defective condition, foreign substance or an unsafe object causes a slip, trip, or fall. Crucial to settlement recovery is being able to show how long the defect or substance was there, how visible it was, and how much notice the owner had of the dangerous condition before the accident or incident.
Injured victim's of a slip and fall accident are often subjected to various types of injuries which require medical treatment, physical therapy, and surgery. Therefore, a slip and fall can place a financial burden on the victim and their family. The injured victim may also miss extended time from work while recovering, and severe situations, may be left with long term or permanent physical problems.
Kagan & Gillespie, PA aggressively defends the legal rights of slip and fall injury victim's, and addresses all related issues that should be taken into consideration when pursuing a slip and fall accident personal injury claim, including:
The Law Offices of
John Gillespie: 386.308.1035
Tracey Kagan: 386.337.5445