Personal Injury cases run from cuts and scrapes to paralysis, permanent brain damage and everything in between. The causes are sometimes the fault of the victim but are most often the result of someone else’s carelessness or negligence.
There is a misconception held my many that “slip and fall” accidents are mostly minor, usually don’t need any medical attention, and that filing a lawsuit for damages is a waste of time. People believe that even if they get a monetary settlement it will be small and their lawyer will take most of it.
mis·con·cep·tion: a view or opinion that is incorrect because based on faulty thinking or understanding.
Consider this case: In Apopka, near Orlando, a jury awarded $948,000 to a woman who fell after slipping on a wet bathroom floor at the Walmart in 2016. Jessica Amador was shopping with her mother and helped her mother into the restroom, which had just been mopped, the complaint said. Source: Insurance Journal
Walmart has between 220 and 250 million shoppers visit their stores each week and they have had thousands of injury claims because of their failure to maintain a safe environment. The most common places for slip and fall injuries are:
- Parking lots
- Escalators and elevators
- Restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, and other shops
- Job sites
We represent people who have received serious injuries, which means that the victim is in serious pain and/or has medical bills because of the incident. We will fight diligently to make sure you receive the maximum monetary settlement allowed by law.
It is the responsibility of every business owner to keep their property safe, but if you are hurt because one didn’t we can help. We’re available 7 days a week to speak with you and a call to (954) 356-0006 will put you in touch with Gary or Arleen Lazarus, bit highly experienced personal injury lawyers.
Slip and Fall Incidents in South Florida