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Florida’s Transitory Substance Law

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In Florida, property owners are required to take certain steps to ensure that their premises are in a reasonably safe condition for invited visitors, to repair any dangerous conditions that do exist, and to warn visitors of hazards on the premises. Property owners who fail to fulfill these obligations can be held liable in… Read More »

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Slip And Fall Accidents In Nursing Homes

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Many of us think of nursing homes as places where elderly relatives can go to obtain the medical treatment they need, all while under the safe supervision of professionals. Unfortunately, nursing homes don’t always prove to be safe for residents, many of whom sustain serious injuries after being involved in slip and fall accidents… Read More »

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Florida Trip And Fall Accidents

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While the terms “slip and fall” and “trip and fall” are used interchangeably, they are actually not the same. The primary difference has to do with the cause of the fall, which makes the distinction between the two types of fall important to a premises liability claim, where cause plays a critical role in… Read More »

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Common Slip And Fall Injuries

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While many people don’t think of slip and fall accidents as being serious, the reality is that they can cause significant injuries. Common injuries include broken elbows and wrists, injured shoulders and hips, and ankle strains and sprains. These are by no means, however, the only types of injuries from which a slip and… Read More »

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The Value Of Your Slip And Fall Accident Claim

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There are a variety of factors that affect the value of a slip and fall case, but two of the most important are the defendant’s insurance coverage and the severity of the plaintiff’s injury. To learn more about how these factors could affect recovery in your own case, call an experienced Florida slip and… Read More »

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Proving Negligence In A Slip And Fall Case

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To file a successful slip and fall claim, a person will first need to prove that the owner of the property where the injury occurred was negligent. This can be a complicated endeavor, as property owners are rarely willing to admit when their premises are hazardous in some way or aren’t properly maintained. To… Read More »

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What To Do After A Slip And Fall Accident

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While slip and fall accident victims are often entitled to compensation for their injuries, actually recovering those damages can be difficult. However, taking a few important steps after the accident can go a long way towards helping injured parties strengthen their claims. We’ve included a few of those steps below. Get Medical Attention One… Read More »

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Common Slip And Fall Accident Causes

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There are a lot of conditions that, if present on someone’s property, could present a risk of injury to visitors. We’ve included a list of some of the most common hazards encountered by Florida residents below. Indoor Slip and Fall Hazards Slip and fall hazards can be divided into two general categories: indoor hazards… Read More »

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Where Do Most Slip And Fall Accidents Occur?

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Anticipating a slip and fall accident can be difficult because they can occur just about anywhere and at any time. There are, however, certain places where these kinds of accidents are more likely to take place, like restaurants, grocery stores, and parking lots. Where a slip and fall accident occurs can have a significant… Read More »

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