Were You Injured in a Slip
and Fall in Florida?
A Collection of Helpful Articles.
Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A.
“Good lawyers...
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Do You Still Have an Injury Claim if You Wait to See a
Doctor or if You...
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Pain and Suffering Claims Now and In The Future – Do You
Have a Case fo...
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I Slipped and Fell at the Store But There Was a Wet Floor
Sign: Do I Ha...
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Ankle Injuries in a Slip and Fall Accident: What Kind of
Damages Can Yo...
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Do You Still Have a Claim If You are Drunk or Intoxicated
When You Slip...
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Yellow Warning Tape and Your Florida Slip and Fall Injury:
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Hallandale Beach, Florida: Fun Place With Lots of
Attractions – and Lot...
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What Type of Legal Duty Does a Florida Property Owner
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Proving a Florida Slip and Fall Injury Claim: What Does
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Child Sports Injuries: Falling on the Playing Field and The
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Slip and Fall Injuries at Work: What are the Most
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Hurt at a Florida Theme Park? Did You Slip and Fall at
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Florida Hotel Slip and Falls: What is the Victim’s Evidence
Burden When...
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  1. 1. Were You Injured in a Slip and Fall in Florida? A Collection of Helpful Articles. Sackrin & Tolchinsky, P.A. “Good lawyers are, first and foremost, good people…”
  2. 2. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Do You Still Have an Injury Claim if You Wait to See a Doctor or if You Don’t File a Timely Incident Report After an Accident? Here in South Florida, people get hurt in all sorts of ways. Car crashes, slip and falls, sporting accidents, injuries on a JetSki or at the water-park, maybe even falling down the stairs at a shopping mall.
  3. 3. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Pain and Suffering Claims Now and In The Future – Do You Have a Case for Pain and Suffering Damages? No matter how you have been injured — a slip and fall; a car crash; an on the job accident; a defective product; etc. — the reality is most every person who is hurt and injured will experience pain, sometimes severe pain, as well as physical and mental suffering from the moment of injury through their long-term recovery and a return to a full and happy life.
  4. 4. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com I Slipped and Fell at the Store But There Was a Wet Floor Sign: Do I Have a Case? In Florida, Maybe. There are permanent hazards (like dangerous stairways, etc.) where store owners and other property owners, as well, are legally duty-bound to put up permanent warning signs of the hazard.
  5. 5. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Ankle Injuries in a Slip and Fall Accident: What Kind of Damages Can You Recover in a Florida Slip and Fall Claim? Most people take the importance of their ankle for granted, ignore that it’s there, until something happens, like a slip and fall, and they are injured and in serious pain and unable to stand on their foot, or use their leg to walk or move around.
  6. 6. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Do You Still Have a Claim If You are Drunk or Intoxicated When You Slip and Fall? Florida Casino Fun or Miami Celebration Gone Awry. If you are high or drunk from booze or beer or shooters when you slip and fall and suffer an injury to your foot, ankle, knee, leg, back, neck, arm — is it all your fault because you are intoxicated or does the property owner still have some legal liability here? It’s a great question, and one with no easy answer.
  7. 7. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Yellow Warning Tape and Your Florida Slip and Fall Injury: Does the Tape Mean You Have No Fall Injury Claim Against Them? There are certain places, especially in South Florida, where the environment itself makes an area somewhat risky to walk across. For example, steps and stairs near a swimming pool or on a boat dock, are likely to have water splashed upon them periodically – people should be warned to be careful as they walk around and through these locations.
  8. 8. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Hallandale Beach, Florida: Fun Place With Lots of Attractions – and Lots of Slip and Fall Injury Risk, Too Hallandale Beach is a great place to visit and a fabulous place to live. However, one thing of which we are also very aware here at our work place is that this community is also a prime location for slip and fall injuries. Gulfstream Park, Mardi Gras Casino, Shopping Malls, Restaurants: All Prime Locations for a Fall Injury.
  9. 9. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com What Type of Legal Duty Does a Florida Property Owner Have For Injuries To Visitors?: Florida Premises Liability’s Invitee, Licensee, Trespasser Distinctions In Florida, the body of statutory law and court cases, which creates legal liability for a property owner because of duties the property owners owes to certain persons who have been hurt in an accident with serious injury or even death, is known as Florida’s Premises Liability law.
  10. 10. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Proving a Florida Slip and Fall Injury Claim: What Does The Person Hurt in a Fall Have to do to Prove Owner Knew of Danger That Someone Could Slip and Fall and Didn’t Fix It? In Florida, the law established both by the Florida legislature as well as Florida case precedent (opinions by the courts) allows people who have been seriously injured from falling after slipping or tripping on floors, sidewalks, stairs, ramps, or other places at a store, restaurant, hotel, bar, pool, spa, resort, or other business or work place, to file a claim for monetary help.
  11. 11. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Child Sports Injuries: Falling on the Playing Field and The Dangers of Serious Head Injuries (Concussions) in Kids Under 18 Years Old – Football Isn’t The Only Dangerous Sport The coverage given to recent lawsuits filed against the National Football League, regarding permanent injuries from concussions sustained by football players which have led to lifetime disabilities or death, have increased public awareness of the dangers of playing football and head injuries. Because of this increased media coverage, parents and coaches are now paying closer attention to the risks of head injuries to children caused not only from playing football, but from other sports as well.
  12. 12. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Slip and Fall Injuries at Work: What are the Most Common Injuries From Falls on the Job? According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), each year in the United States on the job worker occupational injuries and illnesses cost at least $250 billion. On the job injuries cost Americans more than the total costs of cancer (all kinds of cancer) as well as the total cost of diabetes treatment or the expense of care and rehabilitation from strokes.
  13. 13. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Hurt at a Florida Theme Park? Did You Slip and Fall at Disney or Another Florida Amusement Park? Florida Premises Liability Law Controls Your Claim Most slip and fall injuries are minor: a child slips near the water slide and suffers a bloodied knee or a stubbed toe, for example. However, theme park slip and falls can result in serious and severe injuries for amusement park visitors, including spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries where there may be lifelong complications.
  14. 14. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Florida Hotel Slip and Falls: What is the Victim’s Evidence Burden When Falling at Hotel and Trying to Recover Compensation? Florida hotel guests and resort visitors who slip and fall during their stay must spend more time and expense in proving up their claims in order to win their case and obtain monetary damages from the establishment whose actions (or inactions) caused them to be hurt.
  15. 15. - Read more at: Southfloridainjuryaccidentblog.com Hurt While Food Shopping in Florida: What are the Evidence Requirements to Prove Your Slip and Fall Injury Claim Against The Grocery Store or Supermarket? Here in Florida, just like other parts of the country, grocery stores and supermarkets are notorious for slippery floors and unkempt aisles, where customers pushing shopping carts, taking products off shelves, or testing produce lose their footing and fall on hard grocery store floors, in a slip and fall injury.

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