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Category Archives: Slip & Fall

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Did You Slip and Fall at a Florida Business?

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The classic example of a personal injury claim is a slip-and-fall accident. Imagine that a retail employee mopped the floor but didn’t put out signs cautioning customers that the area is slippery. (You know the ones. They’re yellow and say “Caution.”) If a customer slips and falls and bangs her head on the wet… Read More »

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Business Owner Liability for Slip-and-Fall Accidents

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An Orlando man says that a local Dollar Tree store failed to maintain its premises in a reasonably safe condition, causing him to slip and fall on a liquid substance. He recently filed a lawsuit alleging that the retail store’s negligence caused him bodily injury, pain and suffering, and loss of earning capacity, among… Read More »

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What to Do If You Slipped and Fell on a Business Premises

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According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and falls contribute to about one million emergency room visits a year. Injuries from a fall can include broken bones, brain trauma, and back injuries. If you also consider the medical costs of x-rays, surgeries and rehabilitation, then you can have a picture of the financial… Read More »

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Slip-and-Fall Personal Injury Law

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People are injured in falls every day, but only some of those injuries are someone else’s fault. A legally compensable slip-and-fall accident happens when a person falls because of another person’s negligence (usually a property owner). Here are several examples of recent slip-and-fall lawsuits: Slip-and-Fall Accident Examples A former Miami Dolphin, Bob Kuechenberg, claims… Read More »

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When Can You Sue for Parking Lot Injuries?

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Parking lots can be full of hazards, such as potholes, shopping carts, vehicles backing out, and debris. If you were injured in a parking lot, whether due to a slip-and-fall or criminal activity, you may be wondering if you can sue the business for damages. At The Pendas Law Firm, we will review the… Read More »

Most Common Causes of Accidental Injuries and How to Prevent Them

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidental injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 136,053 deaths per year. Among those, unintentional falls, motor vehicle accident deaths, and unintentional poisonings are of the top three concerns for the CDC. Accidental injuries and deaths are amongst… Read More »

Outcome of Slip-and-Fall Case Relies On Ability to Prove Injuries

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In April of 2009, a 14-year-old boy allegedly slipped on a piece of chicken in a Tampa, Florida KFC and won $20,000 from the restaurant chain in a slip-and-fall lawsuit. In 2010, William Joseph Cohen sued the Renaissance Hotel Management Company for $770,121 for slipping on a wet wooden deck at the hotel’s pool…. Read More »

Disney Hit With Premises Liability Lawsuit

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Walt Disney World was recently slapped with premises liability suit by a park guest claiming the injuries he suffered while at the Magic Kingdom ruined his life. According to reports, the claim does not list injuries or a specific monetary award sought. The alleged accident took place in December 2015 when the man went… Read More »

Personal Injury While Aboard a Cruise Ship

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Cruise ships are typically a place where families can go to escape from the monotony of daily life while relaxing on the open seas. But what happens when either you or someone you love becomes injured while on a cruise ship? Although cruise ship companies would like you to believe that you sign away… Read More »

Walmart Loses $1 Million Slip-and-Fall Case

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A Jacksonville woman won a substantial lawsuit against retail giant Walmart for a slip-and-fall that occurred in one of their Jacksonville stores. This case is a major win for injured plaintiffs because a victim was successful against the major retail chain and for the significant compensation given by the jury in this case. Facts… Read More »

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