Slip/Trip and Fall Accident

Common Spring Break Injuries and How to Avoid Them

College spring break is a time to kick back and unwind from the stress of exams and papers. Especially in Florida, spring break is in full force – and for many young, college-age adults, this means taking a vacation to our beautiful beaches to enjoy festivals and parties with friends. The relaxation and fun is good for you but it’s important to make sure you’re coming home from college spring break in the same condition you left. Accidents and injuries are common enough on vacations that involve slippery surfaces, alcohol, and crowds of people. You don’t want to ruin this fun week

How to Win a Slip and Fall Lawsuit: What Victims Need to Know

In many cases, it can be difficult to prove who was at fault in a slip and fall accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident on someone’s else’s property, the property owner in question may be liable for the damages you incurred. But proving a slip and fall case can be a challenge, and it’s essential that you understand the requirements of such a slip and fall case. Read on and we’ll walk you through everything you need to prove in order to receive compensation for your fall. Determining Property Owner Fault Whether you are injured at work, while vacationing during Spring

A Closer Look at the Target vs. Kaufer Slip & Fall Case

Lazaro Kaufer was shopping at Target when he slipped on some liquid laundry detergent on the floor and faced costly medical bills as a result. The testimony at trial showed that an unidentified individual was walking in front of Mr. Kaufer and carrying a bottle of leaking laundry detergent that Mr. Kaufer slipped on. Mr. Kaufer and his wife, Katia sued Target for negligence. The jury discovered that Target was partially liable for Mr. Kaufer’s fall and awarded him $250,000 in damages and his wife $30,000 for loss of of consortium. Mr. Kaufer Made a Case for Negligence Under the Theory of

Publix Wins Reversal of $1.5 Million Miami Slip and Fall Verdict

Every year hundreds of thousands of tort lawsuits are filed. With Slip and fall cases, it’s not always the best idea to file a lawsuit.  A majority, about 95 to 96 percent, are settled pretrial. Accidents happen, and often injuries are the result. When the accident was caused by something or someone outside of your control, you may wonder if you have any options for legal recourse. In this case, it’s necessary to prove that someone else – usually the property owner – is liable for your injuries (Premises Liability). The first two questions to ask are

Who are the potentially liable parties? Were

Blanco Lago v. Costco Wholesale Corporation – Slip and Fall Personal Injury Case

Slipping and falling at a place of business doesn’t always mean it’s a good idea to bring on a lawsuit. Winning a slip and fall case means that the business neglected to help keep you safe. Rather, they knew about something that could potentially cause an injury and failed to remove the dangerous object. In the case Blanco Lago v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, you will see that a slip and fall case in Florida doesn’t always mean the injured party wins. Case Background Blanca Lago was visiting a Costco location in Miami with a friend. She had never been to a Costco before