How Do I Prove My Slip And Fall Injury Case In Florida?

Slip and fall injury cases tend to see something of a spike each year in Florida come springtime. It makes sense – more individuals are out walking, exploring entertainment sites, and opening up swimming pools all throughout the state. With more activity comes more opportunity for a slip and fall accident to occur. If your slip and fall is caused by the negligence of another party, you may be entitled to compensation to cover your injuries and lost wages as you recover from the incident. Alongside your personal injury attorney, you’ll need to prove a few different factors to ensure you make a strong case for your personal injury settlement.

While many slips, trips, and falls result in little more than bumps, scrapes, or bruises, not everyone is so lucky. Something that most don’t realize is that slip and fall accidents are a leading cause of emergency room visits all across the United States, and they’re a leading cause of traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and more. When a person slips and hits their head, they could potentially change their lives in an instant.

Slip and fall accidents should always be treated seriously, and medical attention should be sought no matter how minor any injuries may be. Even injuries that may seem minor initially could develop into something more serious down the road, and the sooner you seek medical attention the stronger your case is going to be.

What Do I Need To Prove?


There are 3 important factors that a person will need to prove in order to build a strong foundation for a personal injury case after a slip and fall accident. These 3 factors are:

▪ Liability – The first thing a person must prove after a slip and fall is liability. This means that the property owner had a certain duty of care to maintain for any guests who may be on that property, and the failed in performing that duty of care which resulted in an accident.

▪ Negligence – Next, one must prove that negligence lead to their accident. Negligence to remove or notify of hazards, clean an area, warn of a slippery surface, or make necessary repairs was the direct cause of the slip and fall must be proven.

▪ Responsibility – Lastly, one must prove that the property owner was responsible for maintaining any hazards, and by failing to do so they failed to perform their duty of care which lead to an individual facing injury while on their property.

In short, a person must prove that the property owner had a duty of care for those on their property, their negligence lead to a failure to perform that duty of care, and they are directly responsible for this negligence which lead to the accident. When one can prove all three of these factors, they typically have a strong foundation for a personal injury case.

Covering Your Slip And Fall


Finding the right attorney to handle your slip and fall injury case is just as important as proving the thre important slip and fall accident factors. The right attorney should be experienced and knowledgeable in Florida personal injury law, and able to walk you through the process from the start to the day you get the settlement you need. To learn more about finding the best representation for your Florida slip and fall case, contact us at JusticePays.com today.

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