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Slip and Fall Accidents

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

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A slip and fall accident can happen anywhere: the workplace, grocery store, restaurant, or even a private residence. Each year, more than one million Americans are injured as a result of a slip and fall accident and over 17,000 die from these injuries. These injuries make up 15% of all job-related injuries and account for up to 15% of all Worker’s Compensation expenses. Nursing home residents account for 20% of all deaths from slip and falls in persons age 65 and older.

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

Common questions with slip and fall accidents.

What are the legal requirements of a slip and fall lawsuit?

In order to hold a property owner liable for a slip and fall accident, it must be possible to prove that the accident was caused by a dangerous condition on the property and that the property owner either knew about or should have known about the dangerous condition. Furthermore, this dangerous condition must be one that a reasonable person would not have anticipated.

What should I do if I have been involved in a slip and fall accident?

  • Seek immediate medical attention.
  • Take photos of scene of incident and of injuries.
  • If the incident occurred in a public or commercial location, notify those in charge and have an accident report filed.

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

Florin Roebig, your slip and fall accident attorneys.

The lawyers at Florin Roebig handle slip and fall accident claims throughout the states of Florida, Minnesota, and Colorado*.

For every year since the inception of this honor in 2010, Florin|Roebig has been selected as one of the “Best Law Firms in America” by “US News and World Report” and “Best Lawyers in America.” The Editorial Board of The National Law Journal named Florin Roebig as one of only 50 plaintiffs civil trial firms nationwide to its 2015 “Elite Trial Lawyers” list.

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