Slip-and-fall is a legal term used for describing falls, trips, or slips on public or private property. The claim usually fits under the broader category of premises liability. If you or someone you love was injured in a slip-and-fall accident, you may be entitled to file a claim for monetary damages to help cover the impact it has had on your life and more.
Common Causes of Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Florida
Slip-and-fall accidents usually occur because of the following:
- Dangerous stairs
- Poorly lit areas
- Uneven pavement
- Slippery surfaces
- Change in the flooring
- Cracked sidewalks or tiles
- Unsecured carpeting
It takes a skilled attorney to understand the complexities involved in a slip-and-fall accident.