Category: Slip and Fall

These Are the Places Floridians are Most Likely to Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents are no joke – in fact, they frequently land Floridians in the hospital.

In this post, we’ll tell you the most common areas that lead to slip and fall accidents, what kinds of places they are most likely to occur, and what to do if you are injured.

Common Areas for Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall injuries account for over eight million visits [..]

St. Paddy’s Slip and Fall Injury? How Floridians Can Fight Back

Did your St. Paddy’s Day weekend get ruined by a slip and fall injury? You’re not alone.

 

On St. Patrick’s Day in 2017, Megan Keefe, 20, was celebrating the holiday at the Spirits Restaurant and Bar in Cleveland, Ohio. Bartender Carisa Buehner, 29, served three alcoholic drinks to the underaged Keefe.

 

Keefe proceeded to the second-floor balcony and fell when it gave way. She hit her head [..]

Why So Many Floridians Suffer Falls on Halloween

Halloween is fun for kids and adults alike. Most of us have fond memories of trick-or-treating as children, and look forward to taking our own children out to load up on sweets. The fun for adults starts after the porch lights go out and Halloween parties begin. Unfortunately, both of these festivities increase the risk of injuries, including slips, trips, and falls.

 

So what causes Halloween fall injuries, [..]

What Can Happen When Floridians Slip and Fall

 

A lot of people don’t take slip and fall injuries very seriously, but they are incredibly common and often have devastating results.

 

Case-in-point: they are a leading cause of emergency room visits in Florida.

 

Now, this doesn’t mean that every single fall someone experiences leads to a severe injury. Exactly what harm results from an individual fall depends upon the force and distance of the fall, [..]

Three Most Common Florida Workers Compensation Injuries

 

If you have suffered an injury while on the job and accrued medical expenses or been forced to miss work as a result, you may be eligible to file a worker’s compensation claim to cover your expenses. If your loved one died as a result of a workplace accident, you may also be eligible to receive a settlement.

 

However, before you accept any settlement, it is prudent [..]

Florida Woman Loses Slip and Fall Case – What You Need to Prove

People slip and fall every day, but they don’t necessarily think they have a lawsuit on their hands.

 

Delores Arp of Palm Beach County, however, absolutely believed she had a valid slip and fall lawsuit when she tripped on a loose paver stone at Waterway East Association, Inc. Arp was walking back to her house, and she used W.E.’s shopping area property as a shortcut – a cut-through [..]

You Can Get a Traumatic Brain Injury From a Slip and Fall

 

If everything goes Sharon Sumner’s way, she will receive millions of dollars from her slip and fall case – but if all things were created equal, she’d prefer to have her life back.

 

Ms. Sumner, 61, is a former realtor who worked in West Palm Beach until she slipped and fell on a ramp outside of her office. After the fall, Sumner allegedly went to the doctor [..]

Why Slip and Fall Cases are So Serious

To some people, the idea of filing a lawsuit because you slipped and fell on someone’s property may seem ridiculous. Everybody slips and falls from time to time, right? You just pick yourself back up, bandage your wounded pride, and move on.

 

Why would you ever need to sue over a slip and fall? Because sometimes just picking yourself back up isn’t an option.

 

While minor falls [..]