Slip and Fall: On Someone Else’s Property, It May Not Be Your Fault
Many times, people who suffer serious injuries in slip and fall or trip-and-fall accidents assume that it is simply their own fault. They often blame themselves for clumsiness or inattention, when in reality the accident may have been brought about by the negligence of the property owner.
If the owners of grocery stores, department stores, office buildings, gas stations and other properties fail to take reasonable precautions to keep people safe, they may be held liable for any injuries that result. In such cases, it is vital to have a knowledgeable and experienced premises liability attorney on your side to make sure you receive the full amount of compensation you deserve.
At the Florida law firm of Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A., our Gainesville slip and fall attorneys will personally handle your case. We prepare every case for trial and are fully prepared to litigate if accepting a settlement is not in your best interests. No matter how large the opposing company or how imposing the property managers appear, our law firm will champion your rights.
Common Causes of Slips, Trips And Falls
Slips and trips resulting in serious injuries can occur in many different ways. A few common causes include:
- Wet or slippery floors
- Spilled products on floors
- Boxes or other items in aisles
- Cracked stairs or sidewalks
- Stairs not built to code
- Potholes in parking lots
- Misleveled elevators
- Defective escalators
To discover your rights and options after a slip-and-fall or trip-and-fall accident anywhere in Florida, schedule a free initial consultation with the lawyers at Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, P.A. Simply call our Gainesville office at 352-562-7809 or 877-418-1087, or contact us online. We only get paid if we recover compensation for you, so do not hesitate to consult us today.
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