Slip & Fall Lawyer in Brandon
Help for Victims
23,433 fatalities resulted from slip and fall accidents in one year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). They also report that of the 2.1 million nonfatal slip and fall accidents, 559,000 required hospitalizations. Many of these accidents were caused by careless property owners or negligence at the work place. It is commonly held that slip and fall accidents are the fault of the victims and that compensation cannot, therefore, be obtained. This is not necessarily the case at all and at Boohoff Law, P.A., we want you to know that with the help of a caring and skilled Brandon personal injury attorney, just compensation can be sought for the victims of slip and fall accidents.
Many types of injuries can occur due to property owners being negligent in their care and maintenance of their properties. Poor lighting, stair treads that are worn or uneven, deliveries left in walkways, cracks in flooring and frayed carpets can all fall under the umbrella of
premises liability in which the property owner is held accountable for their carelessness. Hazardous conditions of many sorts within the workplace can likewise cause a slip and fall accident. The results of a slip and fall can be severe and you shouldn't have to battle insurance companies and others alone in order to receive the compensation you may vitally need.
Results of a Slip & Fall Accident
Slip and fall accidents most frequently result in fractures or broken bones. They can, however, bring about spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, damage to internal organs and in the worst case
wrongful death. If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, it is important to contact a lawyer without delay. Evidence will need to be gathered and statements from witnesses will have to be taken. We will need to act quickly in order to develop an effective strategy to obtain the best result possible for you.
Contact a Slip & Fall Lawyer in Brandon
if you have been injured due to the negligence on the part of a property owner.