Slip & Fall Injuries
Miami Slip and Fall Attorneys Are Experienced in Premises Liability Cases
"Slip and fall” is a legal term for personal injury cases that arise when a person slips and falls as a result of a dangerous condition on someone else's property. Property owners have a duty to maintain their premises in a safe condition, free of hazards to patrons and guests. In legal terms, this is known as premises liability. Slip and fall cases stem from a variety of different types of hazards, including:
- Carpeting that is in disrepair
- Flooring that is not level
- Inadequate lighting
- Wet or slippery floor
- Rain, ice, or snow that is not cleared within a
- reasonable time after a storm
- Unmarked wells or holes in the ground
- Sidewalks that are uneven or have hidden gaps
Slip and fall cases are litigated under the legal theory of negligence. The Miami premises liability attorneys at Friedman & Friedman PA must prove the property owner negligently created the hazardous condition or knew (or should have known) about the hazard and failed to have it removed or repaired. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, contact an experienced Miami slip and fall attorney at 800-446-6482 to discuss your legal options.
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