Florida Slip, Trip and Fall "Accidents"
If you can show that the store had notice of the hazard, it can prevent your case from getting dismissed. Getting past the dismissal stage of a lawsuit typically results in the business or its insurance company making an offer to settle.
If you want to try to settle your case before a lawsuit, you should know what the odds are that it would get dismissed if you sued.
Proving notice may also increase your chances at getting a good settlement, or winning at trial.
This articles focuses on how you can use what a store employee tells you – after your fall – to help your case. It also applies if you hear an employee say something. [Read more…]
If Winn Dixie’s carelessness caused your injury in Florida, you may have a case.
In order to get compensation if you slip and fall on a substance at a business establishment in Florida, you must be able to prove notice.
You have to show that the owner or operator had actual knowledge or should have known that the substance was there before your fall. (You may also be able to show that the business had improper flooring, but that is outside the scope of this article.) [Read more…]
The shoes that you were wearing at the time of a fall may affect the value of a slip and fall case. This article focuses on how wearing flip-flops (sandals) affects the value of a slip and fall claim. [Read more…]
The obvious danger law says that an owner or possessor of land is not liable to his invitees for their injury by any condition on the land whose danger is known or obvious to them. [Read more…]