When you have a slip and fall accident, the case can be extremely complicated. If it has occurred on a property owned by another person or business, you may be able to take action and recover your losses under Premises Liability Law, but where it becomes complex is when the property owner where the accident happened denies any responsibility.
There is a reasonable expectation that you will be responsible for being aware of environmental issues and other hazards when you are visiting a home or a business. However, property owners are also required to ensure the safety of their guests and maintain their premises. If you experience a slip and fall accident, the owner’s insurance company may try to prove that your own carelessness contributed to the accident. Proving fault can actually be very difficult in these cases, which is why you need Future Firm Law on your side.
If you have been injured in a slip and fall in the Tampa Bay area, there are several steps that you should take right away:
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When you slip and fall, you can be seriously injured. Knee damage, fractured ankles, fractured hips and traumatic brain injuries are all injuries typically seen in slip and fall cases. If you or a loved one have been injured on another person’s property from slipping and falling due to unsafe conditions, Future Firm Law may be able to help you recover compensation for any losses due to your injuries.
The dollar amount of compensation we will be able to retrieve for you depends on the severity of your injuries and the circumstances of the accident, but compensation for injuries can cover these losses:
If you’ve experienced a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, you may be able to recover damages for your injury, but liability can sometimes be hard to determine. The owner of the residence or business, or the person responsible for the property, is ultimately responsible for any injuries that occur there. Though there are sometimes exceptions to this rule, and each case is different, the owner of a property generally has a duty to maintain reasonably safe surroundings for visitors to the property. If your Future Firm Law attorney can prove that a property owner’s negligence led to the accident that caused your injury, you may be able to obtain compensation from the property owner’s insurance company.